Fall Storm System To Bring Strong Winds, ThunderstormsA mild and sunny start to the day on Wednesday will give way to a strong fall storm that will bring damaging winds to most of Illinois.
Cleanup Underway After Storms Bring Flooding, TornadoSevere weather left its mark on the Chicago area Friday night, from flooding to a tornado that touched down in southwest suburban Frankfort, and efforts to clean up and recuperate from the damage continued Saturday morning.
Attorney: Father's Death In Tent Collapse 'Will Be Litigated Exhaustively'Steven Nincic, 35, was taking shelter from a thunderstorm inside a large canvas tent at Prairie Fest on Sunday, when a strong gust of wind caused the tent to collapse, killing Nincic.
NWS: Damage In Grayslake Caused By EF-1 Tornado Severe storms swept through the Chicago area Sunday afternoon and evening, leaving a path of destruction in its wake.
Lollapalooza Resumes As Thunderstorms Move Through Chicago AreaThe Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park is suspended as the area is under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.
Thunderstorms Drop Heavy Rain, Hail On Chicago AreaThe National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the Chicago area until 11 p.m.
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.
New Round Of Storms Could Hamper Tornado Recovery Efforts In Coal CityMore bad weather on Wednesday could hamper recovery efforts in Coal City, which was hit by an EF-3 tornado Monday night. It was the most powerful tornado to hit the Chicago metropolitan area in nearly 25 years.
At Least Three Tornadoes Hit Western And Southwestern SuburbsNational Weather Service crews were headed out Tuesday to try to confirm reports of up to six tornados touching down Monday in Grundy, LaSalle, Lee, and Will counties, including three already confirmed in Ottawa, Sublette, and Coal City.
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.