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FIRE BLOG

Over 1600 ComEd Customers without Power: Storm-Related Incidents with Severe Cloud-to-Ground Lightning North Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Wheeling

584 Police and firefighter/paramedics from Arlington Heights responded starting about 5:56 a.m. Thursday May 14, 2020 to a report of an Activated Fire Alarm and then a transformer fire with a utility pole fire. Power […]

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Cool. Art. Talent.

Lightning Captured in Chicago by Barry Butler on Thursday May 17, Tuesday May 16

140 Barry Butler is a Chicago-based internationally published landscape photographer. You can find his work on television, book, advertising and music album covers (barrybutlerphotography.com). Scary Strike on Chicago. Thursday at 1:20am #weather #storm #chicago #news […]

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Weather

Storm Photos from the Past 10 Days in July in Illinois: Tornadoes, Lightning, Clouds, Damage, Flooding

43 Followed a supercell storm from west of Jacksonville to Litchfield Illinois. Easily in the top 5 CG lightning barrages… Posted by StormHighway.com on Saturday, July 11, 2015 Numerous storms have passed through much of Illinois […]

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Science

Auroras, Sunrises, Clouds, Lightning, Stars, Oceans, the Milky Way, City Lights at Night, Oceans, ISS, Spacecraft and the Thin Band of Atmosphere

48 ULTRAVIDEO (6:10): Available up to 4K (2160p) watch a video from Alexander Gerst’s camera on the Internation Space Station (ISS) during his six-month Blue Dot mission (FULL SCREEN 4K recommended). Watch Earth roll by […]

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FIRE BLOG

Severe Weather Sunday Night Suspends Festivals At Schaumburg Septemberfest and Buffalo Grove Days

30 Severe thunderstorms passed through the northwest suburbs between 8:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. causing the suspension of activities at Buffalo Grove Days and Schaumburg’s Septemberfest. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued at about 8:36 […]