Winds up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail could cause damage to vehicles, roofs, siding and trees, the weather service said.
Monday’s storms hammered the Midwest from Iowa to Ohio with straight-line winds from 80 to 100 miles per hour.
The worst will begin Sunday night, when the mercury will dip below zero, and won’t get back above zero until sometime Wednesday — with a forecasted high temperature of 5 below zero on Monday, and 1 below zero on Tuesday.
Less than an inch of snow will fall Christmas during the day around Chicago, according to the National Weather Service. There’s a 40 percent chance more snow will fall this evening before 11 p.m., paired with wind gusts as high as 20 miles per hour.
The Chicago area was beset by a fast-moving storm Sunday that temporarily halted the Bears game at Soldier Field and downed power lines and trees.
A fast-moving storm brought heavy rains and high winds, leaving nearly 56,000 customers without power in the Chicago area.
Illinois raised the state’s highway speed limit 70 mph on Monday, but don’t go flooring it just yet until the politicians who put this new law on the books figure out whether higher speeds were really meant for urban highways, or just rural interstates.
Intensive Care Unit Manager Barb Pudelek explains why education is at the heart of her career.
Several Chicago-area residents who had traveled to Boston this week to be a part of the prestigious running event instead became witness to horror.
This year will go down as another record-setting year for high gas prices in the Chicago area.
The National Weather Service has issued a Lakeshore Flood Warning from 1 a.m. Tuesday to 4 p.m.Wednesday. Winds of up to 60 mph will drive waves to heights of between 16 feet to 22 feet along the Cook County shoreline.
Recovery efforts for Hurricane Isaac on the Gulf Coast have created some job opportunities for residents of Chicagoland.
If you were a member of any of the 23 Chicago area Bally Total Fitness clubs, your membership has been transferred over to LA Fitness as the gyms change hands.
Gas prices are down 11 cents in the last week in the Chicago area, and dropping.
Smoke from the wildfires in northern Minnesota continues to linger in the air over the Chicago area, and could be dangerous for many people.
HHGregg says it has created 700 new jobs at 14 new stores that will all open Thursday in the Chicago area.
Coffee is big business in Chicago and across the country, and at least two companies plan to open more retail outlets in the very near future.
Ideas for a national museum to tell the story of the Korean War have shifted from Springfield to the Chicago area.
Rain wreaked havoc in the Chicago area and canceled scores of flights, but relief is on the way, at least on Saturday.
Endangered whooping cranes may soon be flying through the Chicago region as they migrate from Florida to their home turf in central Wisconsin.