Meteorologists with Chicago’s National Weather Service generally spend their days sitting in their Romeoville office, looking ahead — analyzing data and trends to warn some 10 million area residents what conditions to expect in the future.
A tornado that swept through Chicago's western suburbs, damaging more than 100 homes and injuring several people, was packing 140 mph winds when it hit the heavily populated area, the National Weather Service said.
Crews and neighbors in a wide swath of suburban Chicago spent Monday cleaning up following a tornado that topped trees, knocked out power and damaged at least 100 residences.
One person is in critical condition and four others injured following a tornado touchdown in Naperville near 75th Street and Ranchview Drive Sunday night, a city report said.
A cool front passing through the Quad-City region Sunday will bring enhanced chances for severe weather that include damaging winds, hail and the possibility of isolated tornadoes, meteorologist Peter Speck of the National Weather Service, Davenport, said Saturday.
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for the greater Quad-City region for this afternoon and evening.
A break in the dew points has made it more comfortable in the Quad-Cities, but for a few days it’s going to become cooler, too, relatively speaking, Meteorologist Timothy Gunkel said Sunday.
A record low temperature was set in the Quad-Cities early Sunday but a gradual warm-up is in the offing for the coming week.
Air conditioners can be cut off for the next several days, but heaters may be needed overnight as a substantial cool front moves through the Quad-City region Thursday bringing with it well-below normal temperatures and the chances for strong storms, Meteorologist Brian Pierce of the National Weather Service said Wednesday.
The Quad-City region is expected to receive about 1 ½ inches of rain through 7 p.m. Wednesday and much warmer temperatures by the end of the w…
Cooler than normal temperatures coupled with mostly sunny skies through Thursday should make for some pretty days to be outdoors during the coming week, Meteorologist Tim Gross of the National Weather Service, Davenport, said.
One tornado touchdown was confirmed Arenzville in Cass County, while three others were confirmed in Sangamon County — one near Pleasant Plains, a third in Mechanicsburg and a fourth in Dawson near Interstate 72.
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Winter could make a return to the Quad-Cities this week bringing much colder temperatures and snow in the forecast for Monday night and Tuesday, if the models are correct.
Record rainfall fell Saturday across the Quad-City region as a storm system moved from Missouri over eastern Iowa and western Illinois.
After a couple of beautiful days that beckoned people to get outside, some more seasonal temperatures and some possible showers return to the forecast for the week.
A large portion of the Quad-City Region will be under a Red Flag Warning, or fire danger alert, from noon to 8 p.m. Monday as strong southerly winds coupled with low humidity and dry grasses will make conditions prime for fires, the National Weather Service said Sunday.
A SpaceX rocket booster falling out of orbit created quite a display over the Pacific Northwest, prompting excited social media posts and calls to police.
Flooding along the Mississippi River remains below normal as the snow pack across the region is mostly gone, the National Weather Service, Davenport, said Friday in an update of its Spring Flood Outlook.
The National Weather Service in the Quad-Cities has issued a flood warning until Sunday evening for the Wapsipinicon River near DeWitt, affecting Scott and Clinton counties.
After several days with high temperatures in the middle 60s, the Quad-City region will have a brief cooling period with a chance of rain thrown into the mix by the middle of the week that may help to clean the streets of the debris that has been hidden under the ice and snow since late December.