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Tornado Warnings, Severe Weather Alerts Issued In Chicagoland

Posted 11.17.2013 | Chicago

The Chicagoland area awoke to multiple warnings of severe weather and possible tornadoes Sunday. The National Weather Service issued high wind war...

PHOTOS: No Derecho, But Storms Weren't Short On Drama

Posted 06.13.2013 | Chicago

Though threats of a derecho never panned out in Chicago, storms still left tens of thousands of area homes without power Wednesday evening and caused ...

PHOTOS: What Chicago Looks Like Under Water

Posted 04.19.2013 | Chicago

It took five-and-a-half inches of rain from a powerful overnight storm to flood Chicago by early morning — and snarl commutes, drench basements and ...

State Of Emergency Declared In Cook County Amid Flooding

Posted 04.18.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Heavy rains in the Chicago area have made for a major headache Thursday, prompting Gov. Pat Quinn to declare a state of emergency in ...

Thousands Lose Power In Overnight Storms, Heat Wave Relief Arrives

Posted 07.19.2012 | Chicago

Thousands in the Chicago lost power overnight after a series of thunderstorms moved into the area, bringing both much-needed rainfall and some relief ...

WATCH: Wild, Windy Weather Continues With High Waves, Flight Delays

Posted 12.20.2011 | Chicago

The wild, windy Chicago weather which began Wednesday and caused a large section of the city's lakefront path to close continued into Thursday. The...

WATCH: High Winds, 20-Foot Waves, Lakeshore Flooding Ahead

Posted 12.19.2011 | Chicago

Runners and bicyclists have been warned to avoid Chicago's lakefront path Wednesday as the weather forecast is calling for strong winds gusting up to ...

Thousands Still Without Power In Chicago Area Following Monday Storm

Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

A powerful storm that lasted only minutes on Monday led to one of the most widespread power outages in Commonwealth Edison's history--and more than 10...

Storm Could Break ComEd Record With 860,000-Plus Losing Power

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 09.11.2011 | Chicago

They call it a 'derecho' -- a short, violent windstorm with sustained straight line winds that can exceed 100 mph. Like a slap in the face, the der...

Thousands Without Power, Flights Delayed After Severe Storms Hammer Area

Posted 09.10.2011 | Chicago

A severe thunderstorm that hit the Chicagoland area Monday morning may have been short-lived, but it caused one of the biggest local power outages eve...

Chicago Hospitals Were Prepared For Blizzard

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While many employees had the luxury of not having to report to work Wednesday, area hospitals took steps to ensure key staff have been on hand. At ...

'Great Lakes Cyclone' To Hit Chicago: Worst Storm In 70 Years Possible

CBS 2 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A combination of strong thunderstorms, followed by violent and destructive winds, will make for one of the most dangerous storms in 70 years. The t...