It has been the biggest drill the department has done in years.
Video of truck trailers flying through the air in North Texas underscore National Weather Service reminders that when they suggest taking cover from tornadoes, they’re very serious.
With Federal Emergency Management Agency officials twice denying aid, Gov. Pat Quinn says the State of Illinois is moving to assist Southern Illinois communities devastated by tornadoes last month.
Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation say they’re disappointed the Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied the state’s appeal for disaster assistance.
A downstate congressman says the federal government “got everything wrong” by denying benefits to tornado-ravaged Harrisburg and surrounding areas.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) said Wednesday he’s confident that federal officials will reverse their denial of federal disaster relief funds to five tornado-ravaged counties in southern Illinois.
Gov. Pat Quinn says he will appeal the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s denial of assistance to homeowners affected by the southern Illinois tornado.
Both U.S. Senators from Illinois, and Gov. Pat Quinn, are unhappy with the decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deny disaster aid to Southern Illinois counties ravaged by tornadoes.
Less than a week after a tornado killed six people in downstate Harrisburg, the State of Illinois is holding a drill in every county Tuesday morning.
In the wake of the destruction left by a massive tornado in downstate Harrisburg, residents in southern Illinois are in desperate need of relief.
Residents of Harrisburg, Ill., are now trying to come to grips with the devastation of a massive EF-4 tornado that struck on Wednesday morning and killed six people.
Six downstate residents were killed, and more than 100 others were injured, in a powerful storm with an EF4 tornado slammed southern Illinois early Wednesday.
It’s officially the rainiest day since they began keeping records in 1871, according to the National Weather Service.
Minutes count when a tornado is approaching, and that is where sirens can save lives.
Clean-up crews have made a big dent in removing the downed trees, limbs and other debris left behind by last week’s tornado in northwest suburban Mt. Prospect, but work still needs to be done.
Cleanup efforts from the tornado last week continue Monday in Mount Prospect, as the village begins debris removal.
Neighbors are cleaning up a day after strong storms prompted a tornado warning and produced a funnel cloud south of Chicago.
A tornado spotted near south suburban Calumet City has prompted a tornado warning for Cook County and northwest Indiana.
The Addison-based Lutheran Church Charities is using “comfort dogs” to help stressed people in tornado-ravaged Joplin, Mo.
A former Winfield resident is among the lucky survivors of the deadly tornado in Joplin, Mo.