EF-1 Tornado Touched Down In Ogle County Late Saturday, NWS ConfirmsAn EF-1 tornado touched down late Saturday in Ogle County far west of the Chicago area, the National Weather Service has confirmed.
Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Canceled; Strong Storms Possible Tuesday EveningShowers and storms are possible in the Chicago area Tuesday, including storms that may become severe. 
PAWS Chicago Heading To Oklahoma After Severe StormsPAWS medical staff and volunteers are driving to Oklahoma to rescue homeless pets after severe storms.
Thousands Without Power After Severe Storms Blast Northwest SuburbsHome and business owners in the northwest suburbs have a lot of cleaning up to do on Wednesday, after severe storms knocked down trees and power lines, leaving thousands without power.
Severe Storms Moving In To Chicago Area Tuesday NightSevere storms are expected to hit the Chicago area Tuesday night, and could produce large hail and damaging winds.
Severe Storms Possible Across Chicago Area TuesdayThunderstorms could roll through the Chicago area on Tuesday, bringing the first severe storms of the year.
FEMA Denies Illinois' Request For Federal Flood AssistanceFEMA administrator W. Craig Fugate said in a letter notifying the state of the denial that the damage from floods and severe storms isn't beyond the capabilities of the state, affected municipalities and voluntary agencies.
Storms Cause Flooding In Northwest Indiana, Hail Hammers Southern SuburbsMore rain was expected in the Chicago area on Monday, on the heels of a storm that caused flash flooding in some areas of northwest Indiana, caused hail damage in the south suburbs, and sparked and a possible tornado near DeMotte, Indiana.
Understanding Severe Thunderstorm Risk Categories From National Weather ServiceThe National Weather Service has modified the way it categorizes the anticipated risk of severe weather.
Foggy Morning To Give Way To Rainy Afternoon, Stormy ThursdayThunderstorms could fire up later in the day, bringing heavy rain, lightning, and hail up to the size of pennies, according to the National Weather Service. The threat of storms and hail continue into Thursday as temperatures soar to a high of about 70.
ComEd: SmartGrid Reduced Outages During Last Week's StormsOfficials at ComEd said, believe it or not, power outages from last week’s severe storms could have been worse, if not for the new “smart grid” upgrades the utility has made in the past few years.