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FIRE BLOG C

Tent Collapse in Severe Thunderstorm; 1 Killed, 20 Injured at Prairie Fest at Wood Dale Junior High, Wood Dale

Wood Dale police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:54 PM Sunday to a report of a large tent collapse at Wood Dale Junior High, 655 North Wood Dale Road Wood Dale, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received […]

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Watches & Warnings

TORNADO WARNING, TORNADO WATCH and SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS Active Saturday for Northern Illinois

TODAY SUNRISE: 5:32 AM SUNSET: 8:24 PM Chicagoland weather radar shows severe thunderstorms devleoping at 2:15 PM. A large line of storms moving east is developing from Milwaukee to northwest Illinois and growing in intensity […]

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Watches & Warnings

Severe Storm in Boone County and McHenry County; Cloud Top Headed to Arlington Hts Diminished from 42K to 11K

A severe thunderstorm indicated by radar as a mesocyclone entered McHenry County about 8:59 p.m. Storms are expected to arrive in Arlington Heights, Palatine, Buffalo Grove and other northwest suburbs by 10:10 p.m. Active weather […]

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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect Until 9:00 PM; Flash Flood Watch Until 4:00 AM Tuesday

Chicagoland weather radar shows strong storms passing just east of Rockford. The radar image shows a bowing echo, which indicates high winds. SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH with radar showing storms approaching. Bowing echo indicates high winds […]

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FIRE BLOG A

Storm Aftermath: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Over at 6:00 PM; Storms Bring Downed Lines, Flooding, Stranded Motorists

Severe Thunderstorms developed late this afternoon — bringing local flooding and some downed power lines. Firefighters have rescued several people from vehicles stranded in water late Saturday afternoon in several suburbs … This article will […]

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Watches & Warnings

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING in Extended Until 8:00 PM for North Central Cook, Southeast Lake Counties

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING in Effect Until 7:15 PM for North Central Cook, Southeast Lake Counties extended until 8:00 p.m. BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL 627 PM CDT […]

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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect At 10:55 AM

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING [LIVE NEXRAD RADAR] BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL 1055 AM CDT SAT APR 12 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHICAGO HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTHERN COOK COUNTY […] […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Storm Touches Arlington Heights Before Developing Into Full Blown Severe Storm that Drowns Sewer Worker in Chicago

About 2:30 p.m. Wednesday storms started developing near Rockford, but diminished as they approached the northwest suburbs. The same band that diminished near Arlington Heights and Schaumburg, strengthen in the southwest suburbs. Weather conditions changed […]