| Jun 30, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Early morning thunderstorms whipped up funnel clouds, downed trees and sparked at least one house fire in the northwest suburbs, but that may be only a warm-up for the second punch late this afternoon and evening.
The National Weather Service is warning...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Rick Pazier had to toss all the perfectly good steaks he’d bought for Independence Day due to a three-day power outage in his Midlothian neighborhood after Monday’s violent storms.
“It ruined everything I planned to barbecue,”...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 2:01 PM
With a wave of volatile weather sweeping across Colorado on Sunday, at least one person was injured after a tornado pounced on a country club southeast of Denver.
The injury was minor, according to the Aurora Fire Department, and the extent of the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Severe storms, possibly bringing some tornadoes, struck across several states, leaving five dead including a toddler in upstate New York and a child attending a Christian summer camp in Maryland, officials said Wednesday.
About 200,000 customers...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:22 PM
No matter if it is scheduled to play a game at home or on the road, the Hoover High football team can count on boarding a bus to reach its destination.
That’s life for the Tornadoes, who get to practice on their campus. However, all of their home...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:17 AM
A tornado watch for northern Illinois, including Chicago and surrounding areas, expired at 1 a.m. after strong thunderstorms rolled through the area.
Flood warnings remain in effect for the east branch of the DuPage River at Bolingbrook, from Sunday...
| Jun 8, 2014
May 20, 2013, started as a typical day in Moore, Okla. Morning routines went as planned.
The residents were awakened to alarm clocks they had set the night before. Business appointments were reviewed. Children were prepared by families for another...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Orland Park police are reviewing their severe weather notification policies after some residents questioned why sirens weren't used during last week's storm, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy.
"We didn't have a confirmed tornado, but there was severe...
| May 31, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Cook County officials released a draft of a hazard mitigation plan that will give county and municipal governments access to federal funding for projects to prevent damage from natural disasters.
Officials from some of the 115 municipalities that are...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Severe storms were moving south and west of the Baltimore area Wednesday evening, expected to bring threats of hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
A tornado watch has been issued for Allegany, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Garrett, Howard,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:56 PM
GLENDALE — Michael Ibarra had quite an eventful few seconds with his team locked into a tight game.
The St. Francis High basketball player found himself involved on both ends of the court in overtime and had enough energy to finish a daunting task....