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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
Severe Storms Head Into Chicago Area

Severe Storms Head Into Chicago Area

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for multiple counties across Illinois and northwest Indiana Sunday ahead of... Watch »

Jun 7, 2015
Severe Storms On Way

Severe Storms On Way

NBC Chicago's Alicia Roman gives us a look at the weekend weather. Watch »

Jun 6, 2015
Dramatic Temperature Drop Friday, Weekend Storms Possible

Dramatic Temperature Drop Friday, Weekend Storms Possible

Thursday may have been the warmest day of the week for the Chicago area, but the summer-like weather didn't last... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
California's Largest Lake Threatened by Urban Water Transfer

California's Largest Lake Threatened by Urban Water Transfer

Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Read »

Jun 3, 2015
Hurricane Simulator May Help Us Understand Storms

Hurricane Simulator May Help Us Understand Storms

Researchers trying to figure out what turns some hurricanes into catastrophic monsters now have a new lab that... Watch »

May 29, 2015
Calif. Water Use Fell 13.5 Percent in April Amid Drought

Calif. Water Use Fell 13.5 Percent in April Amid Drought

Californians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by... Read »

Jun 2, 2015
No Hurricane in 10 Yrs: Will Florida's Streak End?

No Hurricane in 10 Yrs: Will Florida's Streak End?

The last time Florida was hit directly by a hurricane was a decade ago and in that time, the state has grown by... Watch »

Jun 1, 2015
Obama Talks Climate Change in Twitter Q&A

Obama Talks Climate Change in Twitter Q&A

President Barack Obama took to Twitter for a climate change Q&A following his earlier briefing on the hurricane... Watch »

May 29, 2015
Drone Surveys Chicago's Frozen Beaches

Drone Surveys Chicago's Frozen Beaches

Another drone video showing off the beauty of Chicago is collecting comments and traction on the Internet. Read »

May 28, 2015

Viewer Photos: May 27 Rainbows

NBC Chicago viewers shared images of rainbows -- some photos showing double rainbows -- captured Wednesday, May 27... View »

May 27, 2015
Unseasonably Cool

Unseasonably Cool

NBC Chicago's Alicia Roman gives us a look at the weather forecast. Watch »

May 31, 2015
Cool and Cloudy

Cool and Cloudy

NBC Chicago's Alicia Roman gives us a look at the weather forecast. Watch »

May 31, 2015
Lakeshore Flood Advisory Takes Effect

Lakeshore Flood Advisory Takes Effect

With oncoming high winds, scattered showers and thunderstorms predicted for Saturday afternoon, a Lakeshore Flood... Watch »

May 30, 2015
Scattered Downpours

Scattered Downpours

NBC Chicago's Alicia Roman gives us a look at the forecast. Watch »

May 30, 2015
Showers, Storms Move Across Chicago Area

Showers, Storms Move Across Chicago Area

Showers and thunderstorms could bring heavy rain, hail and high winds to the Chicago area ahead of a big cool down... Watch »

May 29, 2015
Record Rain Floods North Texas, Prompts Rescues

Record Rain Floods North Texas, Prompts Rescues

Parts of North Texas are under a Flash Flood Emergency and authorities have performed dozens of high-water rescues... Watch »

May 30, 2015
More Rain, Flooding Could Hamper Texas Search Effort

More Rain, Flooding Could Hamper Texas Search Effort

A crop of thunderstorms has developed over the Plains states, including Texas, threatening to bring torrential... Read »

May 29, 2015
Swollen Rivers Cause Texas Cities to Worry About Flooding

Swollen Rivers Cause Texas Cities to Worry About Flooding

While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered, many cities remain in danger, and officials... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Lightning Strike Leaves Scar Down Man's Chest

Lightning Strike Leaves Scar Down Man's Chest

An Idaho man escaped a brush with death this weekend when a lightning bolt arced through a stormy sky and struck him... Watch »

May 27, 2015
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