Severe Thunderstorms

Storms Soak Morning Commute, More Likely Monday AfternoonA fast-moving line of storms that brought heavy rain and high winds to the Chicago area Monday morning was likely just the first taste of severe weather for northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana.
Extensive Delays On Metra As Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For ChicagoWhile high winds prompted extensive delays on several Metra train lines, the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Chicago area and surrounding counties Monday morning.
More Heavy Rain, Damaging Storms Expected To Hit Wednesday NightWith several areas south and west of Chicago only starting the recovery process after nine tornadoes touched down during Monday night’s storms, more severe weather was expected to hit the area Wednesday night and early Thursday.
Hot, Humid, And Stormy Start To Summer For Chicago AreaThe first full day of summer will be a steamy and stormy one for the Chicago area, with temperatures nearing 90 degrees, and an increasing risk of severe thunderstorms from midday through the evening.
National Weather Service Confirms Two Brief Tornadoes Hit Monday EveningThe NWS confirms two brief EF-1 tornadoes occurred Monday evening, with one near the town of Earlville and the second in Plainfield.
Severe Storms Flood Streets, Uproot Trees, Knock Out PowerThe I-190 entrance to O’Hare International Airport reopened Tuesday morning, after it was shut down for several hours at Mannheim Road when the viaduct flooded due to Monday night’s storms.
Severe Storms Bring Flooding, Damage From Hail And LightningIt’s bound to be a busy morning at auto shops across the Chicago area, in the wake of powerful storms that brought large, damaging hail to the city and suburbs.
Monday's Storms Leave Homes And Roads FloodedHeavy rainfall from a series of thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area on Monday and early Tuesday left several roads impassable, and many basements flooded, especially in the northern suburbs, where the rain was heaviest.
Severe Thunderstorms Knock Out Power For Thousands In SuburbsAfter the storms swept through the area, nearly 9,000 ComEd customers in the west, southwest and south suburbs were left without power, according to ComEd. The majority of outages were reported near Harvey in Blue Island, where more than 6,300 customers were without power Sunday night.
Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms To Soak Chicago AreaKeep your umbrella handy today. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are moving through the Chicago area.
More Storms Could Be Coming For The AfternoonMenacing clouds, lightning and heavy rain swept through Chicago just in time for the morning rush Thursday, and more rain may be coming.
More Storms May Come In Afternoon, EveningChicagoans on the early shift had the pleasure of waking up to pouring rain and thunderclaps Thursday morning, and more storms may be coming later in the day.