Only a few hundred people live in the tiny hamlet of Sublette, about 100 miles west of Chicago, but it’s a good bet each and every one of them felt the sting of Monday’s storms, after a tornado hit the village.
A tornado ripped through Coal City, Illinois, on Monday. It was the second time in less than two years that the small town was devastated by a tornado.
Al Steinz was driving to Troy Grove, Illinois, when he spotted a tornado to the north, near Sublette.
National 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.
The tornado reportedly touched down in the community of Sublette shortly after 8 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for outlying counties in the Chicago area.
The first full day of summer will be a steamy and stormy one for the Chicago area, with temperatures nearing 90 degrees, and an increasing risk of severe thunderstorms from midday through the evening.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports once the gates opened Sunday morning, country music fans raced for the best seats at the Lake Shake Festival. .
(CBS) — The clouds over the Chicago area Sunday morning should gradually move out for a sunny Father’s Day for the Chicago area. Sunday’s high is 85 degrees before dipping to 66 degrees in the […]
The Chicago area will warm up a bit Saturday but storms are expected to move into the area in the late afternoon and evening.
After seeing plenty of rain this week, Chicago will be able to enjoy clear skies to start the weekend, though it will be a bit cool in much of the area on Friday.
Blackhawks fans clearly didn’t mind getting a bit wet Thursday morning, for a chance to see the Stanley Cup champions parade through downtown Chicago, ahead of a victory rally at Soldier Field.
As Blackhawks fans flock downtown for the big Stanley Cup victory party, they’ll want to keep some rain gear handy, as heavy rain was bearing down on the city just ahead of the parade downtown.
The Utica Fire Department began helping people move to dry and safe places on Tuesday, a day after heavy rains inundated the area.
Rain in the Kankakee area was sparking concerns about more flooding, along the swollen Kankakee and Des Plaines rivers, which were already at or beyond flood stage on Tuesday in some spots.
As Mother Nature continues to dump water on Chicago, outdoor recreational sport leagues may have to go into extra innings to make up their games.
(CBS) — One of the hardest hit areas from last night’s severe weather is Aroma Park in Kankakee County, about 62 miles south of Chicago. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker spoke to homeowners assessing the damage. […]
The effects of Monday’s heavy rains were being felt Tuesday at the city’s beaches, where officials have banned swimming, due to high bacteria levels caused by runoff.
The rain might have stopped falling hours ago, but most of the Chicago area remained under a flood warning Tuesday morning, with many streets still covered in water from a series of storms that dropped nearly 5 inches of water in some suburbs.
CHICAGO (STMW) — The CTA Blue Line and half of the Eisenhower Expressway are both reopen after they were closed due to heavy storms Monday evening. Heavy rain flooded parts of the Eisenhower (I-290) and […]