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.
Weather Damage In Central Illinois May Have Been TornadoMeteorologist Dan Smith says the touchdown was in Mason County around 5 p.m. on Thursday. He says damage reports included shingles off homes.
Plainfield Marks 25 Years After The TornadoCBS 2's Roseanne Tellez pays a visit to the southwest suburb.
A Visit To Plainfield, 25 Years After The TornadoCBS 2 Meteorologist Steve Baskerville returns to the southwest suburb, which marks a milestone this year.
With Most Tornado Damage Fixed, Grayslake Central H.S. Ready For New School YearLess than two weeks after being hit by a tornado, Grayslake Central High School was set to open its new school year on Thursday.
NWS Says Lake County Tornado Developed Too Quickly To Give Out Advanced WarningThe National Weather service says the tornado developed too quickly to give people in its path advance warning.
State Officials: At Least 3 Tornadoes Hit Western Illinois On Thursday, No Significant Injuries ReportedThe hardest hit communities appeared to be Delavan, where officials said about 3 dozen homes were damaged, and Cameron, a tiny community about 60 miles away.
UPDATE: Tornado, Damage Reported In Western Illinois
Hundreds Of Volunteers Swarm To Coal City To Assist In Recovery EffortA powerful tornado ripped through southwest suburban Coal City on Monday, leaving massive path of destruction in its path. Residents have been picking up the pieces ever since, and on Friday they were getting much needed help.
Coal City Spared The Worst Of Latest Storm As Cleanup ContinuesIt has been a tense 24 hours in tornado-ravaged Coal City, with residents bracing for another onslaught of rain Wednesday night and early Thursday. There were heavy downpours overnight, but not nearly as much as had been expected, allowing residents to breathe a small sigh of relief Thursday morning.
Crews Working To Restore Electricity To Homes In Coal CityIt's a race against Mother Nature in Coal City as residents there try to clean up as much tornado damage as possible before severe weather rolls in once again.
Coal City Tornado Strongest In Chicago Metro Area In 25 Years.The tornado that tore through the town of Coal City on Monday evening was the strongest such storm to hit the Chicago metro area in 25 years.