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NWS warns about severe thunderstorm threat, possible tornadoes Tuesday in Illinois

The National Weather Service says severe weather bringing storms and high winds, along with a threat of tornadoes, is expected Tuesday in the Chicagoland area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook Tuesday for Lake, McHenry, Boone, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois and […]

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Chicagoland area seeing heavy rain that could convert to slushy snow, weather service says

The National Weather Service says rain will continue for the Chicagoland area and some areas, including McHenry County, could see the rain switch to snow Tuesday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook early Tuesday morning for the northern Illinois area. The outlook includes Lake, McHenry, Boone, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Kane, […]

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Severe weather could bring thunderstorms, damaging winds and tornadoes to northern Illinois

The National Weather Service says severe weather including storms and damaging winds, along with a threat of tornadoes, is possible Tuesday in the Chicagoland area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook Monday for Lake, McHenry, Boone, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois and […]

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Possible severe thunderstorms, summer-like temps to quickly switch over to frigid temps, snow in Chicagoland area

Summer-like temperatures and possible severe thunderstorms in the Chicagoland area Tuesday will give way to frigid temperatures and snow overnight into Wednesday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of north central Illinois and northeast Illinois Tuesday morning. The outlook includes Lake and McHenry counties as well as the rest […]

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NWS warns of potential for thunderstorms, wind gusts as high as 45 mph in northern Illinois

The National Weather Service says there is potential for thunderstorms and wind gusts up to 45 mph in the northern Illinois area later today amid unseasonably warm weather. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook early Thursday morning. The outlook covers Lake, McHenry, Boone, Cook, Will, Winnebago, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, […]

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McHenry County sees flooding after Friday thunderstorms bring torrential rain, high winds

Cars became stuck after roadways flooded in Crystal Lake while thunderstorms moved through McHenry County and the rest of the Chicagoland area Friday evening. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued severe thunderstorm warnings, most of which had expired by 11 p.m. Friday, for the Chicagoland area. The weather service said they were tracking multiple severe […]

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Multiple waves of severe thunderstorms likely Friday in northern Illinois area, NWS warns

The National Weather Service says multiple waves of severe thunderstorms, which could bring damaging winds and torrential rainfall, are likely Friday in the Chicagoland area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a hazardous weather outlook for Lake, McHenry, Boone, Winnebago, Cook, DuPage, Kane, Will, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb, LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Livingston, Iroquois and Ford […]

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Portion of Route 12 near Wauconda completely shut down after thunderstorms hit Lake, McHenry counties

ComEd is working to restore power to residents in Lake and McHenry counties after thunderstorms went through the area, causing a portion of Route 12 near Wauconda to be shut down. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a severe thunderstorm warning around 8 a.m. Wednesday for McHenry County. The NWS said severe thunderstorms were detected […]

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued as heavy rainfall, high winds and lightning move into northern Illinois

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch as storms move into northern Illinois Friday evening, days after tornadoes went through the area. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the severe thunderstorm watch late Friday afternoon for McHenry, DeKalb, LaSalle and other counties to the west and south. The watch is in effect […]