First Half Of April Was 4th Coldest On Record For ChicagoLast night’s snow capped one of the coldest starts to April on record for the Chicago area.
Snow Totals, April 15-16, 2018The following are snowfall totals for the Chicago area, as of 7 a.m., reported by the National Weather Service from the winter storm overnight.
NWS Issues Lakeshore Flood WarningStrong winds will result in waves of 12 to 18 feet.
Wintry Mix Leaves Dusting Of Snow In Some Parts Of Chicago AreaThe far northern suburbs got up to 2 inches of snow overnight, but plows and salt trucks kept roads and expressways clear overnight.
Rain Totals For Feb. 18-21, 2018A soggy start to the week proved to be the second largest February rain event on record for the Chicago area, with some rivers nearing or reaching record levels thanks to multiple rounds of heavy rain from Sunday night through Wednesday morning.
Flooding Woes Continue For Lake Station, IndianaA voluntary evacuation order has been issued in Lake Station, and at least 25 homes have followed officials’ recommendation and gotten out.
Marseilles Orders Evacuations As Illinois River FloodsCity officials said the mandatory evacuation order affects homes south of the Illinois & Michigan Canal, and east of Main Street.
Flood Threats Continue For Chicago Area Rivers After Storms EndFlood warnings and advisories remained in effect for many Chicago area rivers Wednesday morning, as water continued to rise in the wake of heavy rains and melting snow across the region.
Swollen Little Calumet River Has Hammond, Munster Worried About FloodAs of 10 a.m., the river measured at 14 feet in Munster, two feet above flood stage. Forecasts show it could reach 15.5 feet before it begins to recede.
Flooding Closes Park Forest Tennis And Health ClubAccording to the National Weather Service, storms brought nearly 2.5 inches of rain to Park Forest as of 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Flooding From Steady Storms Closes Several Chicago Area RoadsThe National Weather Service has issued a flood warning through 10:45 a.m. for most of the Chicago area, and a flood watch through late Tuesday night.
Rain, Melting Snow Prompt Flood Watch For Chicago AreaA flood watch has been issued for most of northern Illinois and northwest Indiana from 6 p.m. Monday through late Tuesday night.