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Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds expected again in Lake, McHenry counties

More thunderstorms capable of producing isolated tornadoes, 80 mph winds, hail and flooding are expected Tuesday evening in northeastern Illinois, including Lake and McHenry counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) said a line of storms will develop from eastern Iowa to southern Wisconsin late Tuesday afternoon. The storms will track into northern Illinois Tuesday evening […]

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Thunderstorms capable of producing 70 mph winds, isolated tornadoes possible for Lake and McHenry counties

Thunderstorms capable of producing isolated tornadoes, 70 mph winds, hail and flooding are expected Monday evening in northeastern Illinois, including Lake and McHenry counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) said the storms will begin late Monday afternoon into Monday evening across much of the Chicago area. The primary threat is strong, damaging winds up to […]

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Strong to severe thunderstorms could bring flooding to Lake, McHenry counties

The National Weather Service is warning about strong to severe thunderstorms, capable of producing high wind gusts and hail, starting Wednesday afternoon in Lake and McHenry counties. A few rounds of thunderstorms are forecast from mid to late Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday evening for portions of northern Illinois. The first potential threat timeframe will be […]

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Overnight rain floods homes, closes roadways in Lake County; multiple people rescued

Multiple people were rescued after heavy rainfall early Friday morning caused busy roadways and homes to flood throughout Lake County, officials said. Over the past five days, areas in Lake County have received between five to seven inches of rain, officials in Lake County said. “Lake County officials are working together to assist local communities […]

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PHOTOS: Heavy rain brings flooding to Lake County

Thunderstorms brought flooding and road closures Tuesday afternoon to Lake County, especially in the Mundelein and Libertyville area. The National Weather Service issued a flood warning Tuesday evening for McHenry County and Lake County after heavy rain fell across the Chicagoland. The hardest hit areas were Mundelein, Libertyville, parts of Grayslake, parts of Gurnee, Fox […]

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Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital to reopen Tuesday

Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital will be reopening on Tuesday after it was closed for almost a week due to flooding and power outages from last week’s storms. The hospital has been closed since last Wednesday following flooding in its basement that caused a power outage. They evacuated 93 patients and transported them by ambulance to […]