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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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National Weather Service issues warning that funnel clouds could develop during storms in northern Illinois

The National Weather Service issued a warning about funnel clouds that could develop Friday afternoon as isolated thunderstorms are expected in northern Illinois. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Special Weather Statement around 12:30 p.m. Friday for the majority of the Chicago area, including Lake and McHenry counties. There will be a period of […]

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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 […]