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Restaurant Offers to Pick Customers Up in Canoe Amid Flooding

Restaurant Offers to Pick Customers Up in Canoe Amid Flooding

One Illinois restaurant isn’t letting flooding waters keep residents from dining in. Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
Kankakee River Flooding Closes Roads

Kankakee River Flooding Closes Roads

The river on Tuesday was already dangerously high, and there was more rain in the forecast. Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Coal City Residents Try to Get Ahead of Storm

Coal City Residents Try to Get Ahead of Storm

Residents already hit hard by Monday's storms prepare for another round of potentially severe weather. NBC Chicago's Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Devastated Campground Prepares for More Weather

Devastated Campground Prepares for More Weather

Authorities at Woodhaven Lakes say they don't have a timeframe for when residents can check out what is left of... Watch »

Jun 24, 2015
Rain Moves Out As Tornado-Ravaged Towns Clean Up

Rain Moves Out As Tornado-Ravaged Towns Clean Up

Rain showers doused parts of northern Illinois, just days after tornadoes and severe weather ravaged the area. Watch »

Jun 25, 2015
NWS Confirms Nine Tornadoes in Monday Storms

NWS Confirms Nine Tornadoes in Monday Storms

One was the strongest the Chicago metropolitan area had seen in nearly 25 years. Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
How to Help Tornado Victims

How to Help Tornado Victims

Relief organizations ask for monetary donations that can be used to help those affected by Monday's storms. Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
Official: Coal City Damage

Official: Coal City Damage "Eerily Close" to 2013 Storms

Forecasters said the damage in Coal City and Braidwood was the result of an EF-3 tornado, with winds peaking at... Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
Sublette

Sublette "Decimated" by Storm: Officials

National Weather Service forecasters confirmed an EF-2 tornado raked the community, located about 55 miles south of... Watch »

Jun 23, 2015

Storms, Tornadoes Hit Northern Illinois

Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes hit Northern Illinois on Monday, June 22 leaving behind damage to many residents'... View »

Jun 23, 2015
Aerial Footage Shows Damage in Coal City

Aerial Footage Shows Damage in Coal City

Sky 5 over areas hit by a storm in Coal City. Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
Sky 5 Over Coal City Damage

Sky 5 Over Coal City Damage

Sky 5 footage offers first look at storm damage in Coal City. Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
High Winds Damage Northland Mall

High Winds Damage Northland Mall

Footage shows damage at Northland Mall in Sterling, Illinois. Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
Rauner Deploys Search and Rescue Team to Campground

Rauner Deploys Search and Rescue Team to Campground

Governor Bruce Rauner activated the State Emergency Operations Center in Springfield Tuesday after severe weather... Watch »

Jun 23, 2015
Severe Storms Spawn Tornadoes, Damage Homes

Severe Storms Spawn Tornadoes, Damage Homes

Several people were injured as severe thunderstorms battered several Illinois counties on Monday night with... Watch »

Jun 23, 2015

Viewer Photos: Storms Tear Through Northern Illinois

Severe weather spawned tornadoes in Illinois on June 22, 2015. View »

Jun 24, 2015
Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Lightning Causes Severe Damage to Buffalo Grove Home

Lightning Causes Severe Damage to Buffalo Grove Home

A bolt of lightning that struck a tree in Buffalo Grove home on Monday was blamed for causing severe damage to a... Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Hundreds of Flights Canceled Due to Weather

Hundreds of Flights Canceled Due to Weather

More than 500 flights were canceled in the Chicago area Monday morning as severe weather moved in. Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Rain to Return

Rain to Return

NBC Chicago’s Pete Sack gives us a look at the weather forecast for the week ahead. Watch »

Jun 21, 2015
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