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Flash flood watch in effect throughout region

The National Weather Service on Wednesday warned of possible agricultural land flooding along part of the Kankakee River and dangerous swimming conditions in Lake Michigan.

September 10, 2014 10:20 pm

Region under flash flood watch until Wednesday afternoon

Heavy rain predicted early Wednesday prompted the National Weather Service to issued a flash flood watch for the south suburbs and much of Northwest Indiana.

September 09, 2014 9:45 pm
Forecaster: Warmer, drier winter ... for now

Forecaster: Warmer, drier winter ... for now

As people prepare to fire up the grills and head to the beach for one last summer hurrah this Labor Day weekend, thoughts of colder days ahead come to mind.

August 29, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Lightning sparks at least one fire; rains bring relief from heat

Lightning sparks at least one fire; rains bring relief from heat

Lightning caused at least one fire Monday afternoon as a line of storms brought rain and cooler temperatures to the region.

August 25, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Expert: Nothing to fear after funnel clouds spotted near Kouts, Wanatah

Expert: Nothing to fear after funnel clouds spotted near Kouts, Wanatah

VALPARAISO | Funnel clouds spotted Tuesday night near Kouts and Wanatah looked ominous, but posed no significant danger, a meteorologist said.

August 05, 2014 7:45 pm
High waves prompt Lake Michigan beach hazard advisory

High waves prompt Lake Michigan beach hazard advisory

A forecast including waves as high as 11 feet on Lake Michigan prompted a beach hazard statement for Lake, Porter, LaPorte and Cook counties through Thursday morning.

July 23, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for region

A beach hazards statement remains in effect through Tuesday night for Lake Michigan beaches in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.

July 14, 2014 10:39 pm

National Weather Service extends flood advisory

The National Weather Service has extended a flood advisory until 1:30 p.m. today for Lake County, northern Kankakee County and southeastern Cook County.

July 12, 2014 10:37 am
NIPSCO: Power to be restored Thursday

NIPSCO: Power to be restored Thursday

The 10,000 NIPSCO customers remaining without power more than 48 hours after powerful storms and two tornadoes ripped through Northwest Indiana should have had it restored by late Thursday night.

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Thousands without power in wake of storms

Thousands without power in wake of storms

The 43,000 NIPSCO customers still without power Tuesday night following strong overnight storms could have to wait several days to see it restored, utility representatives said.

July 01, 2014 7:10 pm Photos

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Residents brace for flooding as powerful storms move through area

Residents brace for flooding as powerful storms move through area

MUNSTER | Northwest Indiana was expected to remain under a flash flood warning until early Sunday with as much as 1.5 inches of rain falling in an hour, officials said.

June 21, 2014 8:43 pm

Storms cause few problems throughout region

Gusty thunderstorms quickly blew through the region Thursday night, leaving little evidence of their presence Friday morning.

June 20, 2014 6:26 am

EDITORIAL: Boost protection for Lake Michigan beaches

Swimming in Lake Michigan can be dangerous, even without the rip currents that can develop. In fact, it's the most dangerous of all the Great Lakes.

May 26, 2014 12:00 am Related

Region largely spared by storm damage

A thunderstorm that blew through the region Tuesday night left little evidence of its presence Wednesday morning.

May 21, 2014 8:57 am

Dense fog to lift by mid-morning

The National Weather Service issued a dense for advisory for the region Tuesday morning.

April 29, 2014 6:42 am

Snow expected for evening rush

The first April snow in the Chicago region in three years is expected to fall by the Monday evening rush.

April 14, 2014 7:18 am

Flood warning issued along Kankakee River

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at Shelby, affecting Lake and Newton counties.

April 03, 2014 2:15 pm
Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

Snow may be gone, but budgets show winter's impact

South Holland village President Don DeGraff said he thinks this winter was the worst he has experienced.

March 29, 2014 7:00 pm
Ohio man killed in three-vehicle crash on I-65

Ohio man killed in three-vehicle crash on I-65

An Ohio man was killed and three vehicles he was hauling were catapulted off a trailer Tuesday when he rear-ended a semi on Interstate 65 south of the Rensselaer exit, police said.

March 25, 2014 5:20 pm Photos

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Latest snowfall leaves hundreds without power

Latest snowfall leaves hundreds without power

The latest snowfall left thousands without power for most of Wednesday and caused numerous crashes.   

March 12, 2014 7:01 pm Photos

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