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Blood Moon Over Chicago

Early risers and night owls had quite the sight if they looked into the sky early on Oct. 8, 2014. View »

Oct 8, 2014
Planetariums Offer Safe View of Partial Eclipse

Planetariums Offer Safe View of Partial Eclipse

People wanting to safely catch a glimpse of the upcoming partial solar eclipse will get their opportunity at events... Read »

Oct 23, 2014
Heavy Rain, Storms Hit Areas South of Chicago

Heavy Rain, Storms Hit Areas South of Chicago

Grab an umbrella. Showers and thunderstorms are possible across the Chicago area Monday afternoon and evening. Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Forecast: High in the 50s Saturday

Forecast: High in the 50s Saturday

NBC 5 Storm Team Meteorologist Pete Sack says it will be mostly sunny today. Watch »

Oct 11, 2014
Chicago Marathon Forecast Looks Cool, Cloudy

Chicago Marathon Forecast Looks Cool, Cloudy

Good news for runners hoping to set a course record at Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon: The weather looks... Watch »

Oct 10, 2014
Lunar Eclipse Dazzles Sky Watchers

Lunar Eclipse Dazzles Sky Watchers

Total eclipse phase takes place just before 5:30 a.m. and lasts for about an hour. Watch »

Oct 8, 2014
Cold Temps Set Record as Snow Arrives in Chicago

Cold Temps Set Record as Snow Arrives in Chicago

Looks like Mother Nature isn’t going to let Chicago forget that winter is coming. Watch »

Oct 5, 2014
Rain Creates Messy Morning Commute

Rain Creates Messy Morning Commute

At 5 a.m., the entire metropolitan area was under a system that was producing moderate to heavy rainfall in areas. Read »

Oct 3, 2014
Fierce Storms Batter Texas News Crews, Rip Off Roof

Fierce Storms Batter Texas News Crews, Rip Off Roof

Severe thunderstorms packing winds of up to 90 mph tore through the Dallas-Fort Worth area Thursday, ripping a roof... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014

Extreme Weather Photos: Holiday Winter Storms

Take a look at some of the most extreme weather systems throughout the world. View »

Nov 26, 2014
Chicago Could See First Frost This Week

Chicago Could See First Frost This Week

Brace yourself. The Chicago area could see its first frost of the season by the end of the week. Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Suburban Firefighters Stranded After Cabo Hurricane

Suburban Firefighters Stranded After Cabo Hurricane

Twenty-four active and retired firefighters attending wedding stuck in resort town. Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Chicago's Cool Streak Sets New Record

Chicago's Cool Streak Sets New Record

Chicago’s chilly temps have reached record-setting status. Watch »

Sep 14, 2014
30 Degree Temps in the Forecast

30 Degree Temps in the Forecast

Friday's high temperatures will be about 20 degrees below average and will fall even lower during the late-night... Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Chilly Chicago-Area Temperatures Break Record

Chilly Chicago-Area Temperatures Break Record

Chicago seemingly switched from summer to fall overnight. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Officials OK Emergency Repairs to Wheeling High School

Officials OK Emergency Repairs to Wheeling High School

Officials hope repairs to home of the Wildcats can be completed in November. Watch »

Sep 12, 2014
Severe Weather Causes $5M in Damage at Wheeling HS

Severe Weather Causes $5M in Damage at Wheeling HS

Severe storms that battered the northwest suburbs last Friday caused $5 million worth of damage at Wheeling High... Watch »

Sep 11, 2014
Burbank Residents Express Frustrations Over Flood Problems

Burbank Residents Express Frustrations Over Flood Problems

Severe flooding and what the city plans to do about it are expected to be the big topic of discussion at Wednesday... Watch »

Sep 10, 2014
Morning Rain Ushers in Fall-Like Temperatures

Morning Rain Ushers in Fall-Like Temperatures

Chicago didn't see its traditionally hot summer this year, but we're getting an autumn -- earlier than expected. Watch »

Sep 10, 2014
Wednesday Morning Rainfall Totals Exceed 2 Inches

Wednesday Morning Rainfall Totals Exceed 2 Inches

The morning rainfall was moderate to heavy at times, with only a few isolated storms. Read »

Sep 11, 2014
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