Thursday Afternoon Storms Bringing Cooler TempsThough the storms were not expected to be severe, the National Weather Service said they will bring occasional heavy downpours and lightning strikes, as well as gusty winds.
Storms Knock Out Power To Thousands In Chicago AreaSummer storms ripped through the Chicago area Tuesday night, leaving downed trees, standing water, and lots of cleanup to do. While the damage was not significant, thousands lost power when power lines were knocked down.
NWS: Damage In Grayslake Caused By EF-1 Tornado Severe storms swept through the Chicago area Sunday afternoon and evening, leaving a path of destruction in its wake.
Flash Flood Watch Canceled As Rain Tapers Off"The threat of very heavy rainfall and flash flooding has diminished," the National Weather Service said in a statement around 4 a.m.
Hot, Humid, And Stormy Start To Summer For Chicago AreaThe 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.
Blue Line, Eisenhower Reopen After Heavy Storms, Flooding
Stormy Afternoon Ahead, With Chances For Flash FloodingAs heat and humidity build through the day on Monday, so will the chances for showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Could Get The Worst Of Thunderstorms This WeekendSaturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 68 degrees, according to the weather service. Rainfall is expected to start overnight. Sunday will be warmer, with a high of 81 degrees, and showers and thunderstorms likely throughout the day.
Warm And Rainy Weekend AheadAfter a week of mostly chilly weather, temperatures have warmed up just in time for the weekend, but unfortunately it will be raining on and off for much of the weekend.
Severe Thunderstorms, Hail, Tornadoes Possible On ThursdaySevere storms moving through the Midwest were expected to bring heavy rain, large hail, damaging winds, and possibly some tornadoes to the Chicago area on Thursday, with the heaviest storm activity hitting Thursday afternoon.
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.
April Showers A Trend For Most Of The Next WeekWhile no severe storms are expected anytime soon, showers and scattered thunderstorms are possible through much of the afternoon on Friday, though conditions should be dry by the afternoon rush. More rain is likely Friday, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.
Stormy Forecast Prompts Hundreds Of Canceled Flights At O'Hare And MidwayWith thunderstorms likely to descend on the Chicago area starting Thursday afternoon, airlines have proactively canceled nearly 500 flights in Chicago.
Storms Cause Damage In Chicago AreaWinds up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail could cause damage to vehicles, roofs, siding and trees, the weather service said.
Storms Moving In; Hot, Humid Afternoon On TapSome potentially strong thunderstorms were bearing down on the Chicago area Thursday morning, and could bring torrential rain, frequent lightning strikes, and winds of up to 50 mph.