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Monday morning commute could be impacted as more snow expected in Chicagoland area

A new winter weather advisory has been issued for much of the Chicagoland area as another 2-3 inches of snow is expected to fall during the Monday morning commute. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the advisory Sunday afternoon. The advisory covers Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Lake, Ogle, DeKalb, Kane, DuPage, Kendall, Grundy, Kankakee, Cook and […]

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Winter weather advisory issued for Chicagoland area as 2-5 inches of snow expected to fall

A winter weather advisory has been issued for much of the Chicagoland area, including Lake and McHenry counties, as 2-5 inches of snow is expected to fall this evening into Sunday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued the advisory around 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The advisory covers Lake, Kane, McHenry, DuPage, Kankakee, Cook, Will, Newton, Jasper, […]

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National Weather Service issues tornado watch for large portion of Illinois

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Lake and McHenry counties along with most of north-central and northern Illinois. The National Weather Service (NWS) said showers and thunderstorms were expected Monday afternoon and evening. Some of the thunderstorms that develop today could become severe and be capable of producing damaging winds, tornadoes […]

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Severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes expected in northern Illinois

The National Weather Service says that thunderstorms potentially capable of producing damaging winds and tornadoes are expected Monday afternoon in Illinois, including Lake and McHenry counties. The National Weather Service (NWS) said showers and thunderstorms will move through the area this afternoon and evening. Some of the thunderstorms that develop today could become severe and […]

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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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Lake and McHenry counties could see significant thunderstorms, damaging winds, meteorologists say

The National Weather Service said that the Chicago area, including Lake and McHenry counties, could see severe thunderstorms and 75 mph winds late this evening into Thursday morning. A Hazardous Weather Outlook was issued Wednesday afternoon by the National Weather Service (NWS). The alert was issued for the northern half of Illinois and most of […]

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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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Gov. Pritzker issues disaster proclamation following winter storm, artic temperatures in Illinois

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has issued a disaster proclamation for all Illinois counties after a winter storm blanketed the state, urging all residents to conserve energy and avoid unnecessary travel. “The extreme arctic temperatures affecting more than ten states add additional stress on utility providers across the nation,” the governor’s office said in a statement Tuesday […]

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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 […]