Eight more communities are now StormReady in the northwest suburbs of Chicago (SOURCE: Northwest Central Joint Emergency Management System)
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National Weather Service Recognizes Chicago NW Suburban Communities as StormReady; 8 New Recognitions Bring Total to 10

686 The National Weather Service recognized eight local communities with their StormReady Community designation at a presentation on January 16, 2020. StormReady is a program that recognizes communities that make a commitment to prepare for […]

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Snow for Sunday Breaks Record for April 14 But Not for The Month of April at Chicago’s O’Hare Official NWS Station

96 Weather scenes in downtown Arlington Heights for with about 5 inches of snow in Arlington Heights. The record snowfall for April 14 was broken as the official NWS station at Chicago O’Hare reported 5.4 […]

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National Weather Service Confirms Two EF-1 Tornadoes Occurred Tuesday Tuesday Night — Lake Geneva and Big Bend

44 The National Weather Service Milwaukee storm survey crew concluded concluded that two tornadoes occurred. An EF-1 tornado with winds estimated up to 110 mph was confirmed in Lake Geneva. Another EF-1 tornado with winds […]