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.
Early Morning Rain Moves Along; Sunshine To Come EventuallyThe blast of rain that soaked the Chicago area Friday morning has gone on its way, but a chilly and dreary day persists.
Lightning, Hail Possible In Weekend StormsThe rain that moved into the Chicago area late Friday could soak the city all weekend, and possibly into next week.
Thunderstorms Will Bring Cooler Temperatures For Labor DayAfter three straight days of hot and humid weather, cooler air is expected to move into the Chicago area for the remainder of the holiday weekend -- but not before some potentially strong Saturday night thunderstorms.
“Very Heavy Rain,’’ Gusty Winds Moving Into Area A severe thunderstorm warning remains is in effect for northwestern Cook and southern Lake counties that could produce “deadly lightning’’ and quarter-sized hail to the area, according to the National Weather Service.

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