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Illinois Elementary School Gets Safe Rooms

Illinois Elementary School Gets Safe Rooms

State legislation was passed in January requiring any future schools to be built with adequate safe rooms or storm... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Weekend Warm-Up In Store for Chicago Area

Weekend Warm-Up In Store for Chicago Area

A much warmer weekend is ahead with highs in the 70s and sunshine to look forward to Friday through Sunday. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Unseasonably Cold Temps Remain in Chicago

Unseasonably Cold Temps Remain in Chicago

April showers may bring May flowers, but what about when those showers are snow? Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Mostly Sunny

Mostly Sunny

NBC Chicago's Andy Avalos gives us a look at the weather forecast. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Freeze Warning In Effect in Chicago Area Thursday Morning

Freeze Warning In Effect in Chicago Area Thursday Morning

Freezing temperatures in the Chicago area Thursday morning will have residents reaching for their coats. Watch »

Apr 23, 2015
Tips for Protecting Plants from Frost

Tips for Protecting Plants from Frost

With the potential for frost overnight Thursday, here are some tips on how to protect your springtime gems. Watch »

Apr 22, 2015
Rauner Meets With Tornado Victims

Rauner Meets With Tornado Victims

Storms leveled the small town of Fairdale last week. Watch »

Apr 17, 2015

Drone Photos: Tornado Aftermath

Drone photos show the aftermath of a deadly tornado in north central Illinois. (Credit: Dan Isaacson) View »

Apr 10, 2015
Wind Advisory Goes Into Effect in Chicago Area

Wind Advisory Goes Into Effect in Chicago Area

Cold, windy conditions have gripped the Chicago area, and they don't plan on letting go any time soon. Watch »

Apr 21, 2015
Chilly, Light Drizzle

Chilly, Light Drizzle

NBC Chicago's Byron Miranda gives us a look at the week's weather forecast. Watch »

Apr 20, 2015
Possible Rainy, Stormy Afternoon

Possible Rainy, Stormy Afternoon

The warm, pleasant week comes to an end Sunday afternoon as rain showers and possible thunderstorms make their way... Watch »

Apr 19, 2015
911 Calls Reveal Terror of Fairdale Tornado

911 Calls Reveal Terror of Fairdale Tornado

Calls made to 911 immediately after last week's tornadoes reveal the fear, confusion and tension of the survivors. Watch »

Apr 16, 2015
Substantial Spring Warm-Up in Store for Friday

Substantial Spring Warm-Up in Store for Friday

Temperatures could reach close to 80 degrees with mostly sunny skies on Friday for a perfect segway into the... Watch »

Apr 16, 2015
Rauner Extends Tax Return Deadline for Tornado Victims

Rauner Extends Tax Return Deadline for Tornado Victims

Gov. Bruce Rauner has extended tax return deadlines for residents affected by last week's tornado and severe weather... Watch »

Apr 15, 2015
Late Showers

Late Showers

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

Apr 16, 2015
Dramatic Video Shows Close-Up View of Illinois Tornado

Dramatic Video Shows Close-Up View of Illinois Tornado

Incredible video shows footage from inside a car nearly picked up by a tornado in Illinois April 9. Watch »

Apr 15, 2015
1 Dead as Dust Storm Topples Trucks in Utah, Nevada

1 Dead as Dust Storm Topples Trucks in Utah, Nevada

Howling winds kicked up dust storms in the desert of Utah and Nevada Tuesday, leading to a 17-vehicle pileup that... Read »

Apr 14, 2015
Warm and Dry

Warm and Dry

NBC Chicago's Byron Miranda gives us a look at the forecast for the week ahead. Watch »

Apr 14, 2015
NWS: 8 Tornados Touched Down in Illinois During Storm

NWS: 8 Tornados Touched Down in Illinois During Storm

The National Weather Service confirmed there were two tornadoes on northwest Illinois, four in the north central... Read »

Apr 11, 2015
How's the Fujita Scale Work?

How's the Fujita Scale Work?

To put the Fujita Scale in perspective, if the National Weather Service estimates a tornado’s winds speeds to be 157... Watch »

Apr 10, 2015
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