Funnel Clouds

Lightning strikes in southwest suburban Willow Springs on Tuesday. (Credit: Robert Herman)

Storms Knock Out Power To Thousands In Chicago Area

Summer storms ripped through the Chicago area Tuesday night, leaving downed trees, standing water, and lots of cleanup to do. While the damage was not significant, thousands lost power when power lines were knocked down.


A funnel cloud in Oak Brook. (Credit: Jonathan Stramaglia)

Thunderstorm Brings Flooding, Funnel Clouds

A thunderstorm moved through the Chicago area Tuesday afternoon that brought flooding and funnel clouds in the western suburbs.


Tornado Manteno

Woman Who Survived Tornado: ‘It’s Beyond Your Imagination’

Crews were working to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses Thursday morning, after powerful storms tore down branches, uprooted entire trees, and knocked down power lines all across the Chicago area.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2013

Isolated storms in the Chicago area around 11:30 a.m. on Monday. (CBS)

Chicago Weather Forecast: Passing T-Storms, Highs In 70s

Isolated thunderstorms are expected to continue throughout the afternoon on Monday, and don’t be surprised to see a non-threatening funnel cloud.


Air Raid Siren

Multiple Tornado Warnings Again In Southern Illinois

Just two days after a tornado killed six people and destroyed dozens of buildings in Southern Illinois, multiple tornado warnings have been issued for the area again.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

Tree On House

Storms Leave Widespread Damage, Power Outages

The storm system Tuesday evening produced funnel clouds and caused serious damage in many areas, and also left hundreds of thousands without power.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2011