Saturday Rainfall Breaks Records For Wettest Day Since 2011Heavy rain poured across the Chicago area on Saturday, flooding streets and rivers and breaking records for the wettest day in recent history.
Flash Flood Warning In Effect Until SundayA flash flood warning is in effect until Sunday morning as heavy rains and thunderstorms are expected to continue throughout Saturday in the Chicago area.
Evanston Cleaning Up Major Storm Damage After Apparent MicroburstThe storm lasted only about 30 minutes, but toppled dozens of trees, uprooting portions of a sidewalk and damaging a playground.
Massive Tree Falls On Oak Lawn Home During ThunderstormsIt was a close call for a family in southwest suburban Oak Lawn, when a large tree came crashing down on their home during a thunderstorm.
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.
Hail Storm Moves Through Northern SuburbsThe warm weather could be met with severe thunderstorms in the northern suburbs Saturday.
Lightning Strikes Damage Two Homes OvernightAt least two homes in the Chicago area were struck by lightning overnight as heavy thunderstorms plowed through the region.
Thunderstorm During Lollapalooza Leaves Grant Park A Muddy MessRainstorms on Saturday forced the temporary evacuation of Lollapalooza, but after the crowds returned, some of the fields of Grant Park were left covered with mud.
About 31,000 Without Power After StormsSince Saturday’s storms knocked out power to homes and businesses throughout the area more than 200,000 ComEd customers have had power restored, but those in areas hardest hit by the storm may have to wait until Tuesday before their lights come back on.
Lollapalooza Resumes After Weather DelayLollapalooza will close a half hour later than usual at 10:30 p.m. due to severe thunderstorms that passed through the Chicago area, which caused concert promoters to suspend the event.
High To Hit 99; Excessive Heat Watch ComingThe outside world feels like the steam room at your local fitness center again, as the temperature nears 100 degrees for another day.
Kayak Companies Cancel Tours After Dozens Rescued On SundayA day after dozens of kayakers were rescued on the Chicago River after a thunderstorm hit the city, several kayak tours on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan were canceled on Monday, amid a new threat of thunderstorms.