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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 […]