• crest hill July 24, 2022 9:58 pm

    NWS Confirms Third Tornado Touched Down in Chicago Area Saturday

    The National Weather Service confirmed a third tornado struck the Chicago area Saturday when a series of storms slammed the area. A brief EF-0 tornado with estimated peak winds of 75 miles per hour touched down north of Manhattan, the NWS said Sunday. It produced sporadic tree damage and some minor structural damage. A separate tornado hit Romeoville before touching…

  • crest hill July 23, 2022 6:05 pm

    NWS Confirms 2nd Tornado Touched Down in Chicago Area Saturday

    The National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes hit the Chicago area Saturday as a series of storms downed trees and brought heavy winds to the area. A tornado occurred in Crest Hill in the early morning hours and moved into the north side of Joliet before lifting out of the area, the NWS said in a tweet. The tornado ranked…

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