Tornadoes Sweep Through Iowa; Major Damage And Some InjuriesA flurry of tornadoes swept through central Iowa Thursday afternoon, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital.
Frightening Video Of Tornadoes In Bondurant, IowaFrightening moments for residents near Des Moines, Iowa, has tornadoes ripped through the town of Bondurant.
Poor Air Quality Prompts Ozone Action Day For Chicago The National Weather Service has declared an ozone action day for the Chicagoland area.
Air Quality Warning Issued For Thursday In ChicagoThursday's air quality is expected to take a turn for the worse.
Great Weather Expected For Weekend FestivalsDespite the high waves along Lake Michigan Friday, this weekend is expected to be among one of the best of the summer in terms of weather conditions.
High Waves On Lake Michigan Prompt Warnings For Swimmers, BoatersPlanning to head to the beach to kick off the weekend? You’ll want to stay out of the water, because of large waves and dangerous currents.
Tropical Storm Beryl Forms In The AtlanticThe second tropical depression of this year's hurricane season strengthened Thursday into a tropical storm, the National Hurricane Center.
Rain Showers Finally Cool Extremely Hot Temperatures"When it started raining, it made it feel more dramatic."
100 Degrees: The Hottest Days Ever In ChicagoWhile this weekend will be a hot one, temperatures are expected to stay below 100 degrees, although head indexes could reach above that.
Another Weekend Heat Wave Brings Warnings, With 'Feels Like' Temps Above 100 DegreesExtreme heat returns today, and emergency officials are sounding the alarm, suggesting precautions everyone should take to stay cool.
Sweltering Weekend Forecast Brings Excessive Heat WatchChicago could see the hottest temperatures of the year this weekend, prompting an excessive heat watch starting Friday morning.
Damage Assessments, Cleanup Begin After Tornado In Manhattan, ILThe town of Manhattan, Illinois, was getting its first clear look at damage from a tornado that touched down Tuesday night.