Hail dusts a patio in Zion. (Courtesy: Anthony Mowers)

Storms Hit Chicago Region

(CBS) – Severe thunderstorms, strong wind gusts and hail combined to hit the Chicago region Monday afternoon, in the thick of rush hour. Hail was reported in the north suburbs of  Zion and Wilmette as well […]


(Credit: National Weather Service)

Four Rivers Near Flood Stage After Monday’s Rain

Monday’s deluge resulted in isolated flooding, but four Chicago area rivers remain near their flood stage, according to the National Weather Service.


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Recent Flooding Could Lead To Increase In Mosquitoes

You may have to start scratching in a month or so, but you don’t have to start worrying, as recent heavy rains and floods encourage the growth of flood water mosquitoes, reports WBBM’s John Cody.


Angry Suburban Mayors

Suburbs Protest After FEMA Denies Flood Aid

Officials are furious in several Chicago suburbs that were ravaged by summer floods, after federal disaster aid was denied.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2010