Severe Weather Preparedness - NBC Chicago

Stay a step ahead of the storm with tips from the NBC Chicago Storm Team

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 at 07:40 AM CDT

LIST: School Closings, Cancellations Across the Chicago Area

LIST: School Closings, Cancellations Across the Chicago Area

Wondering if severe weather will leave your child's school closed or canceled for the day? Click here.

Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 03:02 PM CDT

How to Prepare for Lightning Outdoors

How to Prepare for Lightning Outdoors

Brant Miller takes you through ways to stay safe during a lightning storm when you're stuck outside.

Saturday, Feb 3, 2018 at 08:02 AM CST

23 Winter Weather Tips for Your Home, Car and Pets

23 Winter Weather Tips for Your Home, Car and Pets

Bundle up! Cold and snowy weather has arrived in the Chicago area for the season.

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 11:21 PM CST

Know the Difference: Watches, Warnings and Advisories

Know the Difference: Watches, Warnings and Advisories

During the winter months, you will see several different watches, warnings and advisories in weather reports. Do you know what they mean or what the difference is? Well, here is a breakdown of some of the...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 05:37 PM CST

Rain, Sleet & Snow: A Precipitation Breakdown

Rain, Sleet & Snow: A Precipitation Breakdown

Sometimes it can be hard to tell what type of precipitation is falling, but here is a breakdown of each type of precipitation and what you should expect.

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