Keep your umbrella handy today. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are moving through the Chicago area.
Menacing clouds, lightning and heavy rain swept through Chicago just in time for the morning rush Thursday, and more rain may be coming.
Chicagoans 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.
Thanks to fast-moving thunderstorms that hit the area mid-day and late Friday night, Chicago cooled off in the wake of Thursday’s scorcher that reached a near record high.
A severe line of storms capable of producing rain-wrapped tornadoes — and wind gusts of up to 80 mph — has been spotted in the western suburbs and appears to be heading to Chicago, the National Weather Service warns.
Quarter size hail has been spotted in southwest suburban Evergreen Park as severe thunderstorms roll into the Chicago area.
Hail is falling across the Chicagoland area with thunderstorms producing torrential rainfall that could cause some flooding Tuesday night.
After months in which highs in the 30s or 40s were enough to get people excited, are you ready for highs over 80 degrees?