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Police seeking suspect wanted for shooting in Wisconsin, may be in northern Illinois area

A 26-year-old Wisconsin shooting suspect, who is considered “armed and dangerous,” may be in the northern Illinois area, police said. Michael Shawn Boyd Jr., 26, has active felony warrants through the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and warrants through the Racine Police Department for a shooting incident that occurred on May 15 in Racine, Wisconsin. Boyd […]

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NWS warns of ‘destructive winds,’ damaging hail from severe thunderstorms in northern Illinois

The National Weather Service is warning about severe thunderstorms that could bring “destructive winds” over 75 mph and damaging hail in northern Illinois Monday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook Monday morning. The outlook is in effect for Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Lake, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, […]

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NWS warns that severe thunderstorms are possible Tuesday in northern Illinois

The National Weather Service said that thunderstorms, some of which could be severe and bring high winds, are expected later Tuesday afternoon into the evening in northern Illinois. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook statement Tuesday morning. The alert was issued for much of northeast and north-central Illinois along with northwest […]

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Severe thunderstorms could bring tornadoes, hail and heavy rain to northern Illinois, NWS says

The National Weather Service says potentially severe thunderstorms could bring tornadoes, hail, heavy winds and rain in northern Illinois Saturday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook Saturday morning for northern Illinois, including Lake and McHenry counties. Thunderstorms are expected to develop across northwest Illinois to the Interstate 39 corridor around […]

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National Weather Service monitoring for potential ‘impactful winter weather’ in northern Illinois

The National Weather Service says they are monitoring possible “impactful winter weather” that will bring heavy rain Wednesday and could turn into ice and snow. The National Weather Service (NWS) said it will be cold Sunday evening with a chance of light snow late tonight into Monday morning. The temperatures are expected to warm up […]

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NWS issues winter weather advisory for blowing and drifting snow in northern Illinois

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for this evening into Wednesday in anticipation of blowing snow that could cause hazardous travel conditions. The advisory will go into effect at 9 p.m. Tuesday and end at 3 p.m. Wednesday. The advisory will cover portions of north-central and northeast Illinois, including Winnebago, Boone, […]

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National Weather Service releases snowfall totals for Lake and McHenry counties

After a winter storm brought snow and high winds Saturday, the National Weather Service has published snowfall levels recorded in Lake and McHenry counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) called for 4-6 inches in most places and projected 5-8 in some areas of Lake County. The following snowfall reports are from weather stations that send […]