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Flooding rains slam region again

Flooding rains slam region again

A strong, slow-moving thunderstorm hit western Lake County on Saturday afternoon, closing U.S. 30 in both directions near U.S. 41 and stranding some motorists in floodwaters.

August 23, 2014 6:12 pm Photos

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Severe storms hammer region

Severe storms hammer region

Two lines of powerful storms battered the region late Monday as emergency responders scrambled to deal with damage caused by high winds, lighting and heavy rain.

June 30, 2014 11:45 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

Time to order rain barrels in Valpo

VALPARAISO | Now that the weather finally has warmed enough that we can expect less snow and more rain, Valparaiso announced it is again offering rain barrels for residents.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

Weather: Freezing fog, warmer temps, possible flooding

Freezing fog created some slippery roads Friday morning , but temperatures were expected to rise above freezing by noon, lifting the fog and glaze.

January 10, 2014 6:52 am
Parading in the rain

Parading in the rain

June 29, 2013 7:30 pm
Flooded roads, swollen rivers, lightning strikes as storms sock region

Flooded roads, swollen rivers, lightning strikes as storms sock region

High water closes a section of 25th Avenue between Burr Street and Colfax Avenue in Gary's Black Oak section.

April 18, 2013 2:14 pm

Heavy rains, thunderstorms could bring flooding to region

Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected through week's end, prompting a flood watch for the region.

April 17, 2013 8:45 pm
Snapshots of everyday life

Snapshots of everyday life

A car is stopped along Smoke Road in Valparaiso while a large tree sits over the road and power lines just south of Division Road after a strong midsummer storm moved through the area.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
Snapshots of everyday life

Snapshots of everyday life

A strong storm moves over Valparaiso last summer.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
Meteorologist: Worst of winter storm could largely spare NWI

Meteorologist: Worst of winter storm could largely spare NWI

A winter storm was expected to continue to bring snow into the Chicago area until Wednesday morning.

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Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Feb. 7, 2013

Kid Picks with Philip Potempa for Feb. 7, 2013

From books and games to educational toys and DVDs, there's never a dull moment for active and eager young minds.

February 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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"Rain!" by Linda Ashman

"Rain!" by Linda Ashman

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $16.99, Ages 4 to 8 "RAIN!" by Linda Ashman

February 07, 2013 12:00 am

Record temps to give way to cold, snow Wednesday

The Chicago area broke a 99-year record Tuesday morning, with the mercury hitting 63 degrees.

January 29, 2013 8:30 pm
Hurricane Isaac’s remnants poised to hit Calumet Region this weekend

Hurricane Isaac’s remnants poised to hit Calumet Region this weekend

Wind and rain from Hurricane Isaac likely will hit the Calumet Region by this weekend, according to the latest weather forecast models.

August 28, 2012 7:31 pm Photos

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Outages across region as storms roll through

Outages across region as storms roll through

A car is stopped Friday along Smoke Road in Valparaiso while a large tree sits over the road and power lines just south of Division Road after a strong storm moved through the area.

June 29, 2012 2:41 pm
Outages across region as storms roll through

Outages across region as storms roll through

Comcast worker Chris Adkins verifies that power lines are unenergized Friday along Smoke Road south of Division Road in Valparaiso after a large tree fell over them during the storm.

June 29, 2012 2:29 pm
Trees knocked down in Valparaiso

Trees knocked down in Valparaiso

Comcast worker Chris Adkins looks at a large tree that fell over Smoke Road and power lines just south of Division Road in Valparaiso after a strong storm moved through the area Friday.

June 29, 2012 2:29 pm
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