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Storms Pummel Area Leaving A Trail Of Delays, Damage

Posted 08.31.2013 | Chicago

A strong line of summer storms rocked the Chicago area Friday, leaving a trail of injuries, damage and transit delays. At least two people were cr...

LOOK: 6 Eerie, Beautiful Shots Of Fog Overtaking Chicago

Posted 08.29.2013 | Chicago

The weekend is still a day away, but Chicago looked awful sleepy -- and spooky -- early Thursday. A low-hanging fog crept around the Windy City thr...

Scorching Heat Wave Brings Near-Record Temps

Posted 08.27.2013 | Chicago

The dog days of summer stretch on as the Chicago area braces for near-record heat starting Tuesday and stretching throughout the week. Temperature...

Late July Or Mid-October? City Shatters 30-Year Weather Record

Posted 07.29.2013 | Chicago

Chicagoans were sent digging for their jackets over the weekend as temperatures plunged to record-setting lows. Saturday's high temperature only hi...

Thunderstorms, Massive Cooldown Ahead Friday

Posted 07.26.2013 | Chicago

It's shaping up to be a wet, stormy Friday, Chicago. According to the National Weather Service, rain showers and thunderstorms are expected to begi...

Weather Service Warns 'Rogue' Lakefront Waves Could Hit 15 Feet

Posted 07.23.2013 | Chicago

Visitors to Chicago's lakefront on Tuesday will need to be careful, the National Weather Service is warning. According to the NWS, swimmers should ...

PHOTO: Stunning Lightning At Pearl Jam's Wrigley Field Show

Posted 07.21.2013 | Chicago

The hugely anticipated Pearl Jam show at Wrigley Field in Chicago was stalled for nearly two-and-a-half hours Friday night after threats of severe wea...

Heat Advisory Issued For Thursday, Friday As Temps Soar

Posted 07.18.2013 | Chicago

It's official: While most of the nation remains in the grips of a sweltering heat wave, Chicago's first heat advisory of the year has been issued. ...

Tuesday Was Chicago's Hottest Day In 11 Months, Relief Still Days Away

Posted 07.17.2013 | Chicago

Looking for relief from the heat, Chicago? You'll have to wait at least a few more days. The official high temperature hit 92 in Chicago on Tuesday...

Sweltering Temps Expected In Potentially 'Dangerous' Heat Wave

Posted 07.16.2013 | Chicago

Bad news for Chicagoans already working the air conditioners into overtime: another heat wave is on its way and is expected to blast the area with tem...

Heavy Rain Closes Part Of Edens, Causes Widespread Delays

Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

Heavy rain early Wednesday morning was the culprit behind flash flooding in the northern Chicago area ahead of yet more storms that remain in the fore...

More Severe Weather Expected After Fast-Moving Storm Hits Chicago

Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

The day after a powerful storm system hit the Chicago area, knocking out power to thousands and knocking over more than its fair share of trees, more ...

First Day Of Summer Brings Year's First Heat Wave, Possible Storms

Posted 06.21.2013 | Chicago

It might finally be time to install those window air-conditioning units, Chicago. The first day of summer Friday is expected to be the first in a s...

LOOK: Stunning Shot Of Double Rainbow Over Chicago

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

It was an incredible scene seen nearly citywide in Chicago early Monday evening. And all Chicagoans could be left to ponder was: What does this mean? ...

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 ...

Windy City In Crosshairs Of 'High Risk' Storm

Posted 06.12.2013 | Chicago

Chicago and the surrounding areas spent much of Wednesday bracing for a major storm the National Weather Service called "high risk," the most perilous...

Thousands Without Power After Storms Slam Chicago Area

Posted 05.29.2013 | Chicago

Thousands in the Chicago area were left without power Wednesday morning after a powerful storm system hit late Tuesday into early Wednesday. While ...

Blast Of Warm Weather To Push Temps Past 80

Posted 04.30.2013 | Chicago

Chicago will see its warmest weather in nearly eight months when temps are forecast to rise above 80 degrees on Tuesday. The Weather Channel forec...

Spring Tip-Toes In To Chicago

Posted 04.28.2013 | Chicago

Another Chicago winter is finally in the rearview with the long-awaited arrival of spring. For real, this time. Temperatures hit the upper-60s ...

This Month Already The City's Wettest April On Record

Posted 04.24.2013 | Chicago

Coming as no surprise to any of the many Chicago-area residents who are still cleaning up after heavy rains and widespread flooding last week, this mo...

Torrential Rains Move East While Chicagoland Begins to Clean Up

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2013 | Chicago

(Adds disaster declarations, details) By David Dawson and Mary Wisniewski INDIANAPOLIS/CHICAGO, April 19 (Reuters) - The...

Though Rain Has Stopped, Impact Of Widespread Flooding Continues

Posted 04.19.2013 | Chicago

Chicagoland continues to recover Friday from the massive deluge that dumped historic amounts of rain -- up to 5 inches in just more than a day -- on t...

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 ...

Snow Flurries Possible Later This Week

Posted 04.09.2013 | Chicago

Though the city has seen sun and spring-appropriate warmth in recent days, cold, winter-like weather may return by the week's end. According to the...