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National Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado touched down in McHenry on Monday

The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in McHenry Monday afternoon, causing damage to an area near the Home Depot. The McHenry Police Department and the McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded around 4:50 p.m. Monday to the 2400 block of North Richmond Road in McHenry. McHenry Deputy Police Chief […]

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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 […]