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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
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.

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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.

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Air Quality Action Day declared throughout region

Environmental agencies in Indiana and Illinois are warning of poor air quality due to high ozone levels expected throughout the region Monday.

July 21, 2014 6:51 am

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

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

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
Icy, snow-covered roads cause crashes, slow a.m. commute

Icy, snow-covered roads cause crashes, slow a.m. commute

As much as 5 inches of snow fell in some parts of the region Monday night into Tuesday morning, causing multiple accidents on area roadways.

April 15, 2014 10:02 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
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.

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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.   

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Forecast: 8 inches of snow, blizzard-like conditions Wednesday

The National Weather Service is warning of blizzard-like conditions late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning, with 8 inches of accumulation possible by the time it's all over.

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Trooper injured in I-65 crash near U.S. 30

Area police reported slick, hazardous road conditions and numerous crashes including one involving a state trooper Wednesday morning as snow fell across the region. 

March 05, 2014 7:40 pm
Bitter cold returns, accumulating snow possible this weekend

Bitter cold returns, accumulating snow possible this weekend

Some parts of the region are in for another shot of below-zero wind chills Thursday.

February 26, 2014 1:50 pm Related

Forecast: 30 below zero wind chills Wednesday

Winter isn't ready to ease its grip on the region just yet. 

February 25, 2014 6:52 am
Lower temps cause slick roads, easing flooding concerns

Lower temps cause slick roads, easing flooding concerns

Lower temperatures caused black ice on some area roadways Friday morning, keeping area police busy responding to slide-off and spin-out crashes.

February 21, 2014 1:40 pm Related
Potholes flattening tires as rain, warmer temps move through region

Potholes flattening tires as rain, warmer temps move through region

Though Northwest Indiana motorists got a break Thursday from snow, many spent the day driving around potholes, in dense fog and high standing water. 

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Forecast: Thunderstorm, strong winds, flooding

Forecast: Thunderstorm, strong winds, flooding

Officials warned residents to brace for the possibility of flooding Thursday. 

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Hazardous driving conditions remain following Monday's snow

Hazardous driving conditions remain following Monday's snow

Area police reported multiple accidents throughout the region Tuesday morning in the wake of Monday's heavy snow, with many roads remaining snow-covered and slick with patches of black ice.

February 18, 2014 8:35 am
Big chill will give way to big melt

Big chill will give way to big melt

Relief is finally in sight from the bitter cold that gripped its hold on the region for weeks, but with it comes concern about flooding from melting mounds of snow.

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