| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Isolated but strong storm cells moved through the Chicago area Saturday night.
About 7:45 p.m. they developed northwest and west of Chicago, moving southeast.
Suburbs in the Schaumburg and Carpentersville area were in the path of one of the larger...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:23 AM
It's no surprise to those who slogged through flooded basements and even paddled to their homes: the first six months of this year were the wettest on record for the Chicago area.
Through June, 28.46 inches of precipitation was measured, an inch and a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:04 PM
It was promoted as a massive storm system with the potential to drop golf ball-sized hail and produce wind gusts of up to 75 mph. Conditions were ripe for tornadoes, forecasters said.
But the thunderstorms that passed over the Chicago area Wednesday...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:14 AM
The storms that hit northern Illinois and northern Indiana this week spawned two confirmed tornadoes, the National Weather Service has determined.
The more powerful of the two tornadoes hit 2-1/2 miles southwest of Shabbona, about 80 miles west of...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Another inch of snow is forecast for Tuesday, but it isn't expected to hamper commuters who began the week driving to work in the heaviest snow to hit the Chicago area in nearly a year.
The snow is predicted to hit Chicago by the middle of the day,...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:11 PM
A cold front moves over Chicago overnight that will send temperatures plunging, with below-zero possible early next week.
But no major precipitation is expected soon, meaning a lack-of-snow record will get longer.
As of early today, National Weather...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 6:14 PM
It feels like winter now that frigid air is gripping Chicago, but it may look like it if the city's snowless streak ends Thursday.
The National Weather Service is calling for sustained low temperatures and subzero wind chills through midweek. And snow...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Chicagoans, brace yourselves for a brisk couple of days.
The National Weather Service says temperatures in the metro area could fall below zero, making today the coldest of the winter season to date.
Morning temperatures started in the low teens and...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Brace yourself and bundle up.
After a night when temperatures dipped to the low single digits, "they're not going to move a whole lot today," said Mark Ratzer, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.
Temperatures may not break 10 degrees...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Frigid winds blowing off Lake Michigan brought a dusting of fluffy snow to portions of the lakefront today, but some real snow is expected by morning.
Lake-effect snow was heavy in northern Indiana and parts of lower Michigan, and the winds brought a bit...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 12:59 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory for northeast Illinois that warns of an ice storm that is expected to last until 9 p.m. this evening.
A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain hit the Chicago area around noon, but there...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 2:51 PM
After a few days of warmth, winter returns to Chicago today, with temperatures dropping to more seasonal levels and a snowstorm scheduled to hit overnight.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m....