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Lightning

Overnight Storms Not Enough To Break Drought

The storms that rocked the Chicago area overnight weren’t enough to end the drought, but they were a good start.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Storm Damage

Storms Rip Down Trees, Set House Ablaze, Cut Power To Thousands

Booming cracks of thunder awoke the Chicago area overnight, but many homeowners are finding more than just rain on the streets outside.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Weather

Cold Front Brings Relief From Heat, T-Storm Warning

Most of the Chicago area has finally caught a break from the extreme heat, and even see a rip of thunder and a torrent of rain before the day is through.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Weather

Another Sweltering Day; Storms Possible Later In Afternoon

It’s yet another sweltering day Monday, and more storms could be coming just a day after a quick round of thunderstorms wreaked havoc on the area.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

Lightning Over Trump Tower

Severe Storms Could Bring 100 MPH Winds

Severe thunderstorms are moving through Chicago area Sunday that could produce 100 mile per hour winds and quarter size hail, according to the National Weather Service.

07/01/2012

Storms: North Side Lakefront

Severe Storms Sweep Across Chicago Area Friday

Following a day of triple-digit heat, the Chicago area is seeing some strong thunderstorms today.

06/29/2012

Weather

Sunny And Idyllic Friday; Rain May Come On Sunday

Conditions will be idyllic as the work week comes to an end, but come the weekend, there is a chance of rain that could come when the Gay Pride Parade is in progress.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Lightning In Storm

Chicago Area On Alert For Severe Thunder Storms

Kankakee County could also be in danger of flooding, weather officials say.

06/16/2012

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Memorial Day Sets Another Record For Heat In Chicago

Chicago saw its second consecutive day of record heat on Monday, when the temperature reached 95 degrees at O’Hare International Airport early Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2012

Weather

Relatively Cool Today, But Sweltering For Weekend

Temperatures will be pleasant and cool for the rest of the day Friday, before rising through the weekend and spiking at a sweltering 94 degrees on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2012

Dark clouds gather on Northwest Side. (Viewer photo by Eileen Flanagan)

Severe Thunderstorm, 60 MPH Winds Headed To West, Northwest ‘Burbs

A thunderstorm bringing winds up to 60 miles per hour will blow through parts of the northwest and west suburban Chicago area Tuesday night.

05/15/2012

Weather

Summery Day In Chicago, But Storms May Be Coming

The summery sunshine of the midday hours Tuesday may be replaced by storms later in the afternoon, although the chance is only 30 percent.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Rain Raindrops Storm Weather

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Expected, Flash Flood Watch Issued

Strong storms bringing heavy rainfall to the Chicago area Sunday night could cause flash flooding, according to the National Weather Service.

05/06/2012

Weather

Cooler Temperatures Take Over, Chance Of Rain Persists Through Saturday

The worst of the severe weather is over now, but a chance of rain and even severe weather persists, and the temperate 80s are gone for the foreseeable future.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

Spectators watch lightning light up the sky Thursday night at the Adler Planetarium. (CBS)

Thunderstorms Could Cause Flooding In Chicago Region

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning portions of northern Cook and DuPage counties through late Thursday.

05/03/2012

Weather

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Afternoon

Bermuda shorts have been the perfect attire so far for Thursday, but severe thunderstorms could be breezing in later in the afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

Weather

Temperatures To Hit 80s, But Rain Chance To Persist

Chicago’s weather will seem like a cross between Seattle and Miami Wednesday, as the temperatures climb to highs that palm trees would like, but the threat of off-and-on rain persists.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Weather

Rain, Possible Thunderstorms Coming This Afternoon

Storms may be coming to some parts of the Chicago area Tuesday afternoon, but it will all be worth it when the temperature jumps to 85 degrees on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

Weather

Rain And Clouds To Prevail Monday, But Look For A Summery Wednesday

The skies are dreary as rain falls off and on this Monday, but a little patience will pay off, because it will feel like summer again later in the week.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

Weather

Rain To Continue, Thunderstorms Possible

Rain will continue through the midday hours Wednesday, and thunderstorms could be cracking through the area later in the afternoon.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

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