Severe Weather Preparedness - NBC Chicago

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

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 02:12 PM CST

Tips for Preparing Your Car for Winter Weather

Tips for Preparing Your Car for Winter Weather

Heavy snow has the potential to strand large numbers of motorists on the road and the question is are you prepared for that?

Friday, Nov 18, 2016 at 05:46 PM CST

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter Weather

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter Weather

Winter is right around the corner and this means the potential for snow, ice, sleet and extreme cold.

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.

Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 at 10:12 AM 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...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 05:38 PM CDT

What You Should Know About Lightning

What You Should Know About Lightning

Storms can often carry with them the dangers of lightning strikes. NBC 5 Storm Team Meteorologist Kalee Dionne has more on what you can learn from one man who survived a lightning strike. 

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