Gordon Will Be Hurricane As It Slams Gulf Coast, Forecasters SayAs the storm churned in the Gulf of Mexico, boaters evacuated to safe harbors, motorists left barrier islands and homeowners looked over yards that could soon be submerged in seawater.
Hurricane Lane Is The Biggest Weather Threat To Hawaii In DecadesIt could be so devastating that authorities are urging residents to set aside two weeks' worth of food and water.
Hawaii Residents Brace Themselves As Hurricane StrengthensThe National Weather Service said that Hurricane Lane had become a Category 5 hurricane, which means that it is likely to cause catastrophic damage.
Rising Ocean Water Temperatures Increase Risk Of Pacific HurricanesCalifornia had it's hottest July ever. But the heat waves weren't only on land. The Pacific Ocean off San Diego hit a record high this month. Last week, two hurricanes barreled through the Pacific, and there are new concerns that rising seawater temperatures could bring them closer to California.
Local Priest's Mission Collects Emergency Supplies For Mexico, Puerto RicoEmergency supplies will head from Chicago to Mexico and Puerto Rico thanks to a mission started by a local priest.
Mexican, Puerto Rican Communities Come Together To Help Native RegionsThe Mexican and Puerto Rican communities in Chicago are joining together to raise money for earthquake and hurricane relief in their native regions.
What To Do When A Hurricane Blows Away Your Vacation PlansWhat do you do when a hurricane blows away your vacation plans?
Does Chicago Have Evacuation Plan?In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and now Irma, CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley talks with emergency officials about how Chicago would respond to a large-scale disaster.
Chicago Suburb Offers Homes To Hurricane VictimsHarvey is offering 10 free homes to families that have been displaced in Texas.
Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall In HaitiHurricane Matthew roared into the southwestern coast of Haiti on Tuesday, threatening a largely rural corner of the impoverished country with devastating storm conditions as it headed north toward Cuba and the eastern coast of Florida.
Hoffman Estates Firefighters Finally Begin Arriving From CaboHoffman Estates firefighter Pat Fortunato and his wife, Nancy, were in Mexico along with several others when disaster struck. The group is only now trickling back home.