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With some streets already covered in large puddles of water from melting snow and ice, Thursday's rain could cause more serious flooding, and water could seep into basements. (Credit: CBS)

Flood Watch Continues, But Chicago Area Might Have ‘Dodged A Bullet For Now’

Though an areal flood watch remains in effect until mid-afternoon for virtually all of northern Illinois, at least one official who monitors water levels in local rivers and streams said there’s less risk than feared, thanks to less rain than originally forecast.

02/20/2014

Snow melts around a Chicago catch-basin grate. (CBS)

Rain, Thawing Snow Brings Flooding Potential To Chicago Region

Chicago’s Water Management Department was out clearing the city’s catch basins Friday so that the melting snow and rain have a place to go. CBS 2′s Courtney Gousman reports.

01/10/2014

Freezing Fog Advisory

Freezing Fog Advisory In Effect As Chicago Thaws Out

With temperatures expected to rise above freezing for the first time of 2014 on Friday, forecasters urged drivers to use caution as fog rolls into the area for the morning commute.

01/10/2014

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Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow This Weekend

The Chicago area will get a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow over the weekend, although exactly what type of precipitation various areas will get is still unclear.

12/20/2013

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Messy Weekend Weather Forecast For Chicago

Snow, rain, ice? All of the above?

12/19/2013

Scattered showers and thunderstorms on Friday left puddles of water in Grant Park, just hours before the start of Lollapalooza. Muddy conditions have been a problem at the festival the previous two years, causing major damage to the park. (Credit: CBS)

Rain Leaves Muddy Mess For Start Of Lollapalooza

Rain was a problem for the three-day music festival for the previous two years, causing major damage to the grass at Grant Park.

08/02/2013

Summer Volleyball

Cold, Rainy Weather Has Chicagoans Wondering Where Summer Went

- The calendar says July 3 – but the thermometer says September – and it seems like summer has passed us by.

07/03/2013

Members of the grounds crew roll out the tarp at a White Sox game. (Credit: Johnathan Daniel, Getty)

Sox-Cubs Game Postponed

Tuesday night’s game between the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs has been postponed due to rain.

05/28/2013

Storms sweep into Chicago around 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. (CBS)

Strong Rains, Potential Flooding For Chicago Area

A wave of strong storms will be sweeping though the Chicago area Wednesday and Thursday, prompting severe thunderstorm warnings and watches on and off.

04/17/2013

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Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms To Soak Chicago Area

Keep your umbrella handy today. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are moving through the Chicago area.

04/10/2013

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Rain, Thunderstorms Ahead For Chicago Area, Snow Possible By Thursday

It’s looking like a messy week of weather for the Chicago area, with more rain likely on and off Tuesday, severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday, and even some snow possible Wednesday night into Thursday.

04/09/2013

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fun. “Carry On” In Rain-Soaked Spectacle

fun. roared through an impassioned performance of hit single “Carry On” during the 55th Annual GRAMMY awards ceremony, highlighting the song’s theme of perseverance by playing under a torrential downpour of rain. The band was […]

02/10/2013

Weather 10_17_2012

Showers, Isolated Storms Possible Wednesday

Chicago residents should enjoy this afternoon’s relatively mild temperatures, as showers and storms are expected to roll in later this afternoon.

10/17/2012

Umbrellas were required on Wednesday morning. (CBS)

Weather To Take Turn For Worse Later In Week

Scattered showers for the rest of today will give way to a nice, warm, sunny Thursday–but that won’t last into the weekend.

10/03/2012

State And Madison

Scattered Showers Possible For Afternoon

Don’t get used to the sunny skies and pleasant temperatures that were dominating the Chicago area in the midday hours.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

Weather

Get Ready For A Dreary Afternoon With Intermittent Rain

Rain will fall intermittently throughout this chilly, dreary day.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Weather

Clouds, Rain, Cool Temperatures For The Afternoon

The week has been sunny, clear and temperate so far, but all good things must come to an end.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

Weather

Rain To Persist South Of Chicago; Much Cooler Weekend On Tap

The showers that made this Friday morning gloomy have largely moved on their way, but look for a major drop in the temperature accompanying the sunny skies when the weekend begins.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Weather

Pouring Rain Gone For Now, But Storms Coming Wednesday

If you’re an early-shifter, you might have gotten drenched by pouring rain on the way to work Tuesday. You won’t have that problem again for the rest of the day. But you’d be well advised to bring your umbrella with you on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Drought

Rain From Isaac Won’t Help Dried-Out Corn Crop In Illinois

Illinois going to get a little of the Isaac rain that had been aimed at the gulf coast, but likely not enough to affect Illinois agriculture.

08/31/2012

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