Severe Weather Preparedness GuideYou can join the CBS 2 Weather Watch team for Safety Days at Meijer today in Highland, Indiana. You’ll be able to purchase a NOAA radio at a special price, and get free Duracell batteries, plus sign up for a free smoke alarm installed by the American Red Cross.
Illinois Preparing For Possible Historic River CrestsThe National Weather Service predicts crests along the Illinois and Mississippi rivers in the coming week could near historic levels.
Severe Weather To Hit The Chicago Area Monday AfternoonWith the severe weather, there is a chance of flooding and heavy winds. The thunderstorms are set to roll in around noon and continue through the afternoon.
Chicago Weather: Severe Storms Move Through Chicago Area Sunday AfternoonParts of Cook County are under a severe thunderstorm warning Sunday afternoon, as a line of storms carrying 60 MPH wind gusts sweeps the area.
Four Days Of Rain: As Much As 6 Inches In Northwest Indiana, More Than 5 Inches In SuburbsHere are the 96-hour rain totals for the Chicago area as of 7 a.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Chicago Weather: 24-Hour Rain Totals As Of Wednesday Morningt's been a wet start to the week for Chicago, with more rain on the way. In just the past 24 hours, up to 3 inches of rain fell in northwest Indiana, and up to 2.8 inches fell in the western suburbs.
Chicago Weather: 12-Foot Waves On Lake Michigan; Cool Temperatures To Give Way To Warm Easter WeekendAccording to the National Weather Service, wind gusts of up to 45 mph are expected throughout the day, producing waves of 8 to 12 feet.
'Epic' Waves Hammer Chicago Lakefront; 'The Lake Is Really Dangerous'Strong winds are creating big waves on Lake Michigan this morning, prompting a lakeshore flood advisory and gale warning through early this afternoon.
Chicago Weather: Severe Storms Roll Through Area, Possible Tornado In IndianaThe Chicago area was hit a wave of fast-moving strong storms--dropping large hail, downing trees and causing tornado-like damage in Indiana.
Chicago Weather: Rare Subzero March Temps Might Be City's Last Bitter Blast Of WinterWhile the subzero temperatures in Chicago this morning didn’t set any records, it was the first time in more than 75 years that the city had temperatures below zero without any snow on the ground.
Light Freezing Rain, Ice Possible For McHenry County SaturdayA Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect for McHenry County Saturday morning.
Chicago Weather Forecast: Ice Storm Approaches Chicago AreaAn ice storm is expected to move through the Chicago area Tuesday evening, with almost about a quarter inch of ice possible.
Winter Weather Advisory: Freezing Rain And Sleet Tuesday Night, After Big Temperature DropChicago’s weather roller coaster will take another tumble starting tomorrow; with temperatures that will be more than 20 degrees colder, and a mix of sleet and freezing rain coming through.
Chicago's Record Cold Makes Top 5 Longest Streaks Below 0 DegreesIn case you've been hibernating for the past few days, it's cold outside. And it's been so cold for so long, Chicago has made the top five list of longest periods of time spent below zero degrees.
Chicago Weather Forecast: Good-Bye Deep Freeze, Hello Warm WeekendThe oppressive cold is loosening its icy grip on Chicago, and the city is in store for much warmer temperatures this weekend.