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Firefighters Chase Multiple Smoke Odor Reports Overnight in Chicagoland from Out of State Smoke with an Asterisk

Smoke from Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas panhandle wildfires may have caused residents of Chicagoland to smell smoke from these wildfires. Wildfires fueled by high wind destroy homes in Kansas YouTube Tips ⓘ The odor of […]

911 Priority Alerts

HIGH WIND WARNING with Peak Winds from 10PM to 1AM, High 65, Light Occasional Sprinkle or Shower

HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY TO 9 AM CST THURSDAY COUNTIES: Winnebago-Boone-McHenry-Lake IL-Ogle-Lee-De Kalb-Kane-DuPage-La Salle-Kendall-Northern Cook-Central Cook … MUNICIPALITIES: Rockford, Belvidere, Crystal Lake, Algonquin, McHenry, Woodstock, Waukegan, Arlington Heights, Buffalo […]

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High Winds Cause Serious Roof Damage at Unoccupied Commercial Building on American Ln, Elk Grove Village

Scenes from American Lane just south of Devon Avenue in Elk Grove Village where parts of a roof were destroyed from high winds Sunday night, February 25, 2019. Elk Grove Village police and firefighter/paramedics responded […]

Watches & Warnings

HIGH WIND WARNING 7AM-8PM; High Temp 56, Arlington Heights, Chicago Weather Forecast Northwest

MOBILE: chgowx.com PC: forecast.chicagoweatherstation.com * HIGH WIND WARNING * 7AM-8PM PEAK GUSTS 56 MPH+ 2PM-4PM * PROPERTY DAMAGE AND POWER FAILURES LIKELY * TODAY: Very light showers ending by 10am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly […]

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning Extended to 7 PM for Northern Illinois; High Winds Continue; Precipitation Transitioning to Rain for Evening

TODAY SUNRISE: 7:19 AM SUNSET: 4:27 PM Chicagoland weather radar shows snow, freezing rain, and snow over northern Illinois at 3:20 PM. Satellite images show storm clouds over Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the north half […]

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Failure to Understand Lift Limits, Failure to Recognize Weather Alert Surrounds Notre Dame Accident That Killed Videographer Declan Sullivan

Declan Sullivan, a 20-year-old student videographer at Notre Dame died from traumatic injuries October 27, 2010 after the elevated hydraulic lift he was using at almost full extension blew over in high winds. An Occupational […]

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Weather

High Wind Warning Issued Until 7PM Wednesday Now

HIGH WIND WARNING IN REGION THAT INCLUDES ARLINGTON HEIGHTS AND THE CITIES OF…ROCKFORD…BELVIDERE…WOODSTOCK… WAUKEGAN…OREGON…DIXON…DEKALB…AURORA…WHEATON…CHICAGO AND THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES … WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK The National Weather Service issued at 11:10 a.m. CDT Monday a HIGH WIND […]