Chicago Area Surfers Happy To Hang Ten For HalloweenLake Michigan was putting on a dramatic show Friday, and forecasters said waves could peak at more than 20 feet. That's drawing surfers eager to catch a few waves, no matter how cold it might be.
Today’s Forecast (10/31/14): Wind, Rain, Snow For HalloweenThe first – and perhaps worst – trick for Chicagoans this Halloween just might be the wicked weather.
Flood Watch Continues, But Chicago Area Might Have 'Dodged A Bullet For Now'Though an areal flood watch remains in effect until mid-afternoon for virtually all of northern Illinois, at least one official who monitors water levels in local rivers and streams said there's less risk than feared, thanks to less rain than originally forecast.
Winter Storm Hits ChicagolandA strong storm with rain, snow and high winds hit Chicagoland on Thursday and caused thousands of power outages and flight cancellations at the city's two major airports.
Wind Advisory Over For Chicago Area, Flood Warning ContinuesA high wind advisory that had been in place for parts of the Chicago area for much of the day has been cancelled, but a lakeshore flood warning remains in effect until early Wednesday, due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy.
More Storms May Come In Afternoon, EveningChicagoans on the early shift had the pleasure of waking up to pouring rain and thunderclaps Thursday morning, and more storms may be coming later in the day.
Boats Knocked Off Moorings Near Museum CampusSeveral boats moored in Lake Michigan near the Museum Campus were knocked loose Wednesday night amid strong winds and high waves.
High Winds, Rain, Big Waves Pound ChicagolandThe weather forecast in one word? Yuck.
Metra Trains Running Again But Delayed Over Two Hours In Places Metra trains are back running Tuesday night on the Union Pacific North and Northwest lines after a high winds and a downed tree delayed some trains for over two hours.
More Damaging Winds Sweep InAnother bout of damaging high winds is expected today, as people try to clean up and ComEd crews struggle to get power restored.