Cleanup To Begin After Tornadoes Hit Central IndianaResidents in central Indiana were getting their first glimpses of crumpled buildings, scattered debris, and destroyed neighborhoods, after several tornaodes touched down on Wednesday.
Threatening Weather South Of The City With Torrential Storms And FloodingStorms continue Thursday in the forecast, with threatening weather moving south.
Flash Flood Watch Issued, Heavy Rain Expected South Of ChicagoWith heavy rain expected to hit Monday afternoon and evening, a flash flood watch has been issued for some far southern suburbs and virtually all of northwest Indiana.
Chicago Sees First Tornado In A DecadeChicago had its first tornado in a ten years on Tuesday, but it wasn’t the kind of funnel cloud associated with a thunderstorm, and it didn’t cause any major damage.
Calmer Week Ahead After Damaging Storms Clear OutThe Chicago area should get a good break from the storms to start the week, though, with lots of sunshine on Monday, and a high around 87.
Excessive Heat Warning Issued Through Friday EveningWith the heat index expected to climb into triple digits each of the next few days, people who work and play outside will need to take extra precautions to protect themselves from dangerous heat.
Heat Watch In Effect For Illinois Thursday And FridayMonday was expected to be a pleasantly warm summer day, but temperatures will be dangerously hot by the end of the week across the entire state.
Heat And Humidity Could Bring Storms Tuesday And WednesdayAfter a relatively comfortable weekend, hot and muggy conditions have returned to the Chicago area, and that heat could fuel a couple rounds of thunderstorms later this week.
Warm And Muggy Week, With Several Chances For RainShowers and storms could come and go most of this week, starting with the chance for thunderstorms early Wednesday morning.
Hot And Sunny Start To The Week, But Milder Temps On The WayChicago will see plenty of sunshine this week, and while Monday will be another hot one, milder conditions are on the way in the middle of the week.
At Least Four Tornadoes Touched Down During Wednesday's StormsAccording to the National Weather Service, a tornado touched down near Paw Paw around 7:30 p.m., another touched down in Seneca around 9:15 p.m., a third touched down near Pontiac about 10:15 p.m., and a fourth touched down near Piper City shortly after 11 p.m.
Scattered Storms Tuesday Evening, Severe Storms More Likely WednesdayTuesday brings only a marginal risk of severe weather, but there is an enhanced risk of severe storms on Wednesday.