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Weather

Severe Weather Images During Activated Tornado Warning on Memorial Day Near Bolingbrook, Joliet, Orland Park, Tinley Park

Severe weather images captured between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday May 27,2019 (Memorial Day) near Bolingbrook, Joliet, Orland Park and Tinley Park, Illinois. I witnessed this about 45 minutes ago, roughly 8 miles due […]

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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Expires Early as Storms Diminish; Tornado Watch Issued As Far East As Kane County, Kendall County

TODAY SUNRISE: 5:16 AM SUNSET: 8:31 PM Chicagoland weather radar shows storms diminishing to light rain clouds as they move eastward. Additional storms near the Quad Cities, Iowa look to be heading southeast on a […]

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Preparedness

Palatine Receives StormReady Recognition From Jim Allsopp, National Weather Service

On Monday, September 16, 2013, Village of Palatine Mayor Jim Schwantz and Palatine Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Coordinator Tom Smith accepted the StormReady certification from Jim Allsopp, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service […]

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FIRE BLOG

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

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 p.m. […]