| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:28 PM
Officials had a simple warning as the Chicago area braced for high winds and waves from a massive storm along the East Coast.
"Stay off the lake folks," said Gary Schenkel, executive director of Office of Emergency Management and Communication. "Lake...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:43 AM
North Lake Shore Drive has been reopened after heavy rains caused flooding in the southbound lanes between North and Grand avenues Sunday night, officials said.
Police began receiving reports of flooding about 7:10 p.m., police News Affairs Officer...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:50 AM
The rains that shut down part of Lake Shore Drive on Sunday were enough to start to pull much of the Chicago area out of its months-long drought. And the aftereffects of Hurricane Isaac could bring enough rain to improve conditions in much of the state,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Fall weather will arrive in Chicago this weekend, with cooler temperatures mixing with rain.
After a cloudy start to the day today--with some rain hitting the south part of the region--the sun came out this morning. But things will start changing this...
| Aug 16, 2010
Conscientious consumers going about their busy days eating, working, shopping and cooking are faced with many little decisions that can have a cumulative impact on the environment or their health.
We like to believe we're making the best choices, but...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 11:35 PM
Round 2: The coldest weather in two years.
After getting hit with its third-biggest snowstorm on record, the Chicago area is now under a wind chill advisory. Temperatures are expected to drop to 11-15 degrees below zero Wednesday night, with wind chills...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 2:35 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for the Chicago area as a dangerous storm swooping in from the South could dump more than 18 inches of snow and pack 40 mph winds.
The warning is in effect from 3 p.m. Tuesday until 3 p.m....
| May 3, 2012
| 4:35 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a thunderstorm watch for most of northeast Illinois and southeast Wisconsin. Severe thunderstorms could hit this afternoon and early …...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Snow is being forecast for the Chicago area tonight, but it could miss the official reporting station at O'Hare International Airport. If it doesn't hit …...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a “red flag warning” for northern Illinois and northwest Indiana from noon Central Time until 7 p.m. because warm, …...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Thunderstorms rolled into the Chicago area this evening, possibly the first wave of storms that could include some severe weather, with winds of up to …...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A blanket of dense fog has prompted a warning from the National Weather Service for the Chicago area and surrounding collar counties. A fog advisory …...