Suburban Sprawl Like A Bullseye For Tornadoes: NIU StudyResearchers also warn that urban density is no protection, so, Chicago could still be hit. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
DuPage Researcher Trying To Predict Tornadoes Weeks In AdvanceThe research starts with looking at a tornado that has hit and then going backwards and re-tracing its steps.
2015 A Record Year For Tornadoes In Chicago AreaThe Chicago area has set a record for the most tornadoes in a single year, according to National Weather Service data.
Weather Service Confirms Two Tornadoes Touched Down Tuesday In Western SuburbsThe National Weather Service has confirmed that two weak tornadoes touched down in the western suburbs during Tuesday’s storms.
Morris Hospital Staff Rally Around Tornado VictimWhen Morris Hospital staff learned a visitor lost everything in this week's tornadoes, they took action.
At Least Three Tornadoes Hit Western And Southwestern SuburbsNational Weather Service crews were headed out Tuesday to try to confirm reports of up to six tornados touching down Monday in Grundy, LaSalle, Lee, and Will counties, including three already confirmed in Ottawa, Sublette, and Coal City.
DeKalb County Changing Zoning Laws For Fairdale To Help Tornado Victims RebuildDeKalb County officials have said they’re committed to making sure everyone who wants to rebuild after last month’s tornado in the small town of Fairdale can clear any legal hurdles that might be in their way.
Building Codes Stall Rebuilding For Some Tornado Victims In FairdaleFairdale residents whose homes were lost or severely damaged in last month’s tornado have been learning rebuilding is not going to be so easy.
With Most Volunteers Gone, Fairdale Still Needs Help Recovering From TornadoThis weekend marks one month since a deadly tornado devastated the small town of Fairdale, and while cleanup efforts continue, most volunteers who showed up in the wake of the storm have moved on.
Group Of Storm Chasers To Donate Gift Cards To Northern Illinois Tornado Victims A group of people who chase violent weather as a hobby are making donations next week to the tornado victims in Rochelle and Fairdale, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Residents Return To Fairdale Two Days After Tornado Ripped Through Town Residents of the town of Fairdale were escorted back to their homes Saturday, two days after an EF-4 tornado ripped through the town, killing two people.
Want To Help Tornado Victims? Stay Home And DonateAuthorities in the tornado zones in Rochelle and Fairdale have asked people wanting to help the victims not to get in their cars to make the trip, but do what they can from home instead.