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  • Severe storms hit Baltimore area

    Severe storms hit Baltimore area
    The Baltimore area had a thunder-filled start to the week, as winds, lightning and heavy rains hit the area around rush hour. Tornado warnings were issued for parts of Baltimore and Harford counties, the last which expired at 6:30. Anne Arundel County had...
  • One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region

    One dead, two missing as severe storms hit region
    A series of severe storms blew through the Baltimore region Monday evening, bringing heavy rain, lightning and strong winds that factored into at least one death, officials say. The storms are expected to last through Tuesday. Natural Resources Police...
  • Md. under a severe thunderstorm watch

    Md. under a severe thunderstorm watch
    Tuesday could see a repeat of damaging afternoon and evening storms that factored into at least one death on Monday, according to the National Weather Service. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for a large part of the state until 9 p.m. ...
  • Storms with large hail and tornadoes roll through central U.S.

    Storms with large hail and tornadoes roll through central U.S.
    Severe storms pounded parts of the central United States on Tuesday producing baseball-sized hail, unconfirmed reports of several tornado touchdowns and a line of intense, dangerous winds known as a derecho, weather forecasters said. Strong winds and...
  • Tornado warning came too late for sirens, Plainfield officials say

    Tornado warning came too late for sirens, Plainfield officials say
    Plainfield's siren system was not activated before a tornado struck the suburb the night of June 30 because emergency officials did not receive adequate warning, a police commander told village trustees Monday night. Plainfield Police Commander Ken...
  • Orland Park police review weather warning policy

    Orland Park police review weather warning policy
    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...
  • Highland Park rec areas getting lightning detection system

    Highland Park rec areas getting lightning detection system
    A $100,000 lightning detection system, using sensors, horns and strobe lights, will be installed this month at 10 of Highland Park's major recreational areas, and at Rosewood Beach and Moraine Park in 2015. The Park District of Highland Park chose the...
  • Rattlesnake encounters spike amid prolonged warm weather

    Rattlesnake encounters spike amid prolonged warm weather
    As if Angelenos didn't have enough to worry about as above-normal temperatures and tinder-dry landscapes produce extreme fire danger, experts on Tuesday warned that the warm weather has led to greater exposure to rattlesnakes. The reasons are twofold:...
  • Climate change's effect here: More severe weather, higher crop yields

    Climate change's effect here: More severe weather, higher crop yields
    Climate change is expected to bring more severe weather, increased crop yields and a longer Great Lakes shipping season to Illinois and the Midwest, the White House said Tuesday in its report on global warming. The report, which called out the region...
  • Triple-digit heat wave, Santa Anas prompt red flag warning for L.A. County

    Triple-digit heat wave, Santa Anas prompt red flag warning for L.A. County
    A potentially record-breaking heat wave will continue to create extremely dangerous fire conditions throughout the region Tuesday as temperatures soar 10 to 20 degrees above normal, forecasters warned. Combined with low humidity and blustery Santa Ana...
  • Flood warnings in Cook, Lake counties, schools closed

    Flood warnings in Cook, Lake counties, schools closed
    Cook and Lake counties are under a flood warning this morning following storms that swamped some northern suburbs with up to 4 inches of rain and forced the closing of schools in Lake Bluff. The flood warning was issued after reports of "significant...