Like the hole itself, it grew into a bigger job than first thought. Tonight, the hole is bigger than ever, the sewer smell worse than ever, and the residents are being told it will take at least a couple more weeks.
A wave of strong storms will be sweeping though the Chicago area Wednesday and Thursday, prompting severe thunderstorm warnings and watches on and off.
Scientists in the Chicago area said Friday the kind of tumultuous weather we’ve been having is just more evidence of global warming, and a reason to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.
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A round of storms overnight ripped down some trees in the Chicago area, and more storms hit the area just in time for the morning rush.
Given the drought conditions gripping the Midwest, the Chicago are really needs rain, but on Sunday, some areas got much more than they could handle.
Isolated thunderstorms are expected to continue throughout the afternoon on Monday, and don’t be surprised to see a non-threatening funnel cloud.
Menacing clouds, lightning and heavy rain swept through Chicago just in time for the morning rush Thursday, and more rain may be coming.
Heat and humidity will dominate this first day of Lollapalooza, although a lake breeze will make conditions more tolerable.
Conditions will be sunny and comfortable with low humidity Wednesday, but look for the blazing heat to return as the weekend approaches.
The storms that might have woken you up in the wee hours have gone on their way, leaving sunny skies and close to the lake, pleasantly cool temperatures.
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.
The storms that rocked the Chicago area overnight weren’t enough to end the drought, but they were a good start.
Booming cracks of thunder awoke the Chicago area overnight, but many homeowners are finding more than just rain on the streets outside.
Given the drought we’ve been suffering, Friday afternoon’s messy storms caught a lot of people by surprise.
Parts of the Chicago area are now considered to be in a severe drought, but at least some rain is expected this weekend.
A 200-foot-long brush pile, 20 feet high and 45 feet wide, is about half of all the debris west suburban Glen Ellyn had to haul from village streets after a 90 mph storm swept through on July 1.
Thousands of people were facing dangerous heat without power in Northwest Indiana Friday, following a round of quick and violent storms the day before.
Though they were without power for days, neighbors in one hard-hit part of West Chicago have high praise for ComEd crews who’ve been working around the clock.
Thousands of homes and businesses across the Chicago area remained without power Tuesday, after a fast-moving round of storms on Sunday.
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