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Thick Smoke Billows From Growing SoCal Forest Fire

Thick Smoke Billows From Growing SoCal Forest Fire

A massive wildfire blazing its way through mountainsides in the San Bernardino National Forest was being felt as far... Watch »

Jun 20, 2015
Hawks Fans Pack Soldier Field After Storms Pass

Hawks Fans Pack Soldier Field After Storms Pass

Thousands of Blackhawks fans were told to shelter inside Soldier Field Thursday morning as a line of thunderstorms... Read »

Jun 18, 2015
Utica Issues Mandatory Evacuation Amid Flood Concerns

Utica Issues Mandatory Evacuation Amid Flood Concerns

The village of North Utica has issued a mandatory evacuation order for areas of the village that have been... Watch »

Jun 17, 2015
Storms Overwhelm Sewer Systems

Storms Overwhelm Sewer Systems

Water being pumped out of flooded basements was a common sight in Stone Park on Tuesday. Watch »

Jun 16, 2015
Hawks Parade, Rally Forecast

Hawks Parade, Rally Forecast

The rain and storms that have been forecast may occur before and after all of the festivities, giving spectators... Watch »

Jun 17, 2015
Scattered Thunderstorms

Scattered Thunderstorms

NBC Chicago's Brant Miller gives us a look at the weather forecast. Watch »

Jun 15, 2015
80s, Scattered Showers

80s, Scattered Showers

A rainy start to your Sunday morning. NBC 5 Meteorolgist Alicia Roman has your forecast. Watch »

Jun 14, 2015
Flooding Shuts Down Eisenhower Ramp to Dan Ryan

Flooding Shuts Down Eisenhower Ramp to Dan Ryan

Flooding after a night of heavy rain has shut down the ramp from the eastbound Interstate 290 Eisenhower Expressway... Read »

Jun 14, 2015
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Chicago Area

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Chicago Area

Forecasters issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Chicago area Saturday afternoon. Watch »

Jun 13, 2015
Showers and Storms

Showers and Storms

NBC 5 Meteorologist Alicia Roman details a wet and stormy weekend with the threat of heavy rain and lightning. Watch »

Jun 13, 2015
Tornado Watches Issued West of Chicago

Tornado Watches Issued West of Chicago

Grundy, Kendall and LaSalle counties were placed under a Tornado Watch until 12 a.m. Friday. Watch »

Jun 11, 2015

"Our House Is Down!": 911 Calls Detail Panic in Texas Floods

Calls to 911 portray a Texas family's panic as they scrambled to escape raging floodwaters before their house was... Read »

Jun 10, 2015
Southwest Suburbs Hit With Large Hail

Southwest Suburbs Hit With Large Hail

Storms that popped in areas south and west of Joliet, in Will County, produced torrential rainfall and dropped large... Watch »

Jun 10, 2015
Haze in Chicago Area Caused by Canada Forest Fires

Haze in Chicago Area Caused by Canada Forest Fires

Those clouds marring your morning commute weren’t actually clouds — they’re actually a thin layer of smoke blowing... Read »

Jun 9, 2015

Your Photos: June 8th Storms

Severe weather rolled through the Chicago area on Monday, June 8, 2015. View »

Jun 8, 2015
Boy Swept Away By Flash Floods in Peoria Found Alive

Boy Swept Away By Flash Floods in Peoria Found Alive

Strong currents from a creek swollen by flash floods swept away a 15-year-old boy, who had survived the night by... Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
NWS: Tornado Confirmed in Northern Jasper County Sunday

NWS: Tornado Confirmed in Northern Jasper County Sunday

The National Weather Service said Monday that a brief tornado hit part of Jasper County in Indiana during Sunday’s... Watch »

Jun 8, 2015

Your Storm Photos: June 7, 2015

Residents in and around Chicago snapped pictures of Sunday's strong storms. View »

Jun 8, 2015
Strong Storms Pass Through Chicago Area

Strong Storms Pass Through Chicago Area

The strong storms and severe weather that hit parts of the Chicago area Sunday could linger through Monday. Watch »

Jun 8, 2015
Scattered Thunderstorms

Scattered Thunderstorms

NBC 5 Meteorologist Pete Sack details a stormy Sunday forecast with warm temperatures and the threat of severe... Watch »

Jun 7, 2015
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