Rain Showers Finally Cool Extremely Hot Temperatures"When it started raining, it made it feel more dramatic."
New Thunderstorms Hit After Heavy Rains Caused Flash Floods In Rockford AreaAccording to the National Weather Service, 3 to 5 inches of rain fell across the Rockford area in less than four hours Monday evening.
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Chicago AreaMultiple rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms were moving through the Chicago area Monday morning, and were expected to hit again Monday afternoon and evening.
Storms Possible For First Day Of LollapaloozaIn case of severe weather, Grant Park might evacuate, and the Grant Park and Millennium Park garages will serve as shelters.
Roof Of Annex At Benito Juarez High School Ripped Off During StormStrong winds ripped off a huge section of the roof of the annex at Benito Juarez Community Academy in the Pilsen neighborhood overnight.
ComEd Restoring Power After Storms Hit OvernightComEd said as many as 17,000 customers in northern Illinois lost power during the storms.
Storms Bring Hail Overnight; Snow Expected TomorrowAfter nearly a week of spring-like warm temperatures, Chicago was going through some wild weather changes to start the weekend, with rain and hail overnight changing to snow by Saturday.
Fall Storm System To Bring Strong Winds, ThunderstormsA mild and sunny start to the day on Wednesday will give way to a strong fall storm that will bring damaging winds to most of Illinois.
More Storms Could Create Flooding In Chicago AreaThunderstorms moving through the Chicago area have prompting a flash flood watch for all of northeastern Illinois, and a flash flood warning for a smaller part of the Chicago area.
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