Dangerous Waves Claim 2 Lives On Chicago's LakefrontA man died after being pulled from the water near Oak Street Beach; making him the second victim to die in rough waters in the past 24-hours.
‘Life-Threatening’ Waves, Rip Currents Lead To Swim Warning And BansIt’s not the greatest beach weather anyway, with lakefront temperatures hovering around 70 and strong north winds, but those hitting the sand the next couple of days are being warned to stay out of the water.
As Fox River Waters Continue To Rise, Evacuations Still PossibleDays of anxiety are coming to a head, as people living along the Fox River are bracing for the water to crest.
Gov. Rauner Delcares Disaster Status For Lake, McHenry And Kane CountiesGov. Bruce Rauner made a state disaster declaration for Lake, McHenry, and Kane counties, as a result of major flooding.
Fox River And Des Plaines River Approaching Record Flood LevelsIn many northern suburbs, residents already are stressed to the max trying to protect their homes and belongings from the floods.
Rain Gone, But Northern Suburbs Still Inundated By FloodsMany areas in the north suburbs remained flooded Thursday morning, and rivers were still rising, leaving businesses and homeowners on alert.
Northern Suburbs Hit Hard By Heavy Rains, FloodingIn Mundelein, it seemed at times like piling on; everything from rain, high winds, thunder and lightning, and hail.
Massive Tree Falls On Oak Lawn Home During ThunderstormsIt was a close call for a family in southwest suburban Oak Lawn, when a large tree came crashing down on their home during a thunderstorm.
Overnight Frost Advisory In Effect For Northern Illinois, WisconsinThe National Weather Service issued Tuesday a Frost Advisory for northern Illinois into Wisconsin from 1 a.m. to 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Parts Of Chicagoland AreaThe National Weather Service has issued Monday a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for parts of the Chicagoland area.
Nearly 50 MPH Winds, Waves Close To 20 Feet Along LakefrontFierce winds were battering the Chicago area, kicking up high waves on the lake, and prompting a warning about possible lakefront flooding.
High Winds Crack High Rise Window, Close Downtown StreetsStreets were closed downtown early Thursday after high winds cracked a window in a high rise building.