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Areas of Severe Weather and Flash Flooding

The threat for severe weather and flash flooding continues in several spots across the country. An enhanced risk of severe storms is likely from KS to TX, w/ very large hail and damaging winds being the main concern, while a slight severe threat covers the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive rainfall w/ flooding remains possible from the southern Appalachians into the Mid-Atlantic and over the central Plains. Read More >

 Winter 2015-2016 Events

  • February 24, 2016: Blizzard conditions in northwest IN and far eastern IL, with totals over a foot
  • January 9, 2016: Minor snow event brings 1" to 4" across northern Illinois
  • December 28, 2015: Sleet & freezing rain event; likely daily sleet record for Chicago
  • December 2, 2015: Minor snow event brings moderate snow & low visibility during morning rush hour
  • November 20-21, 2015: Second largest November snowstorm on record for Rockford & Chicago; totals up to 18" near WI stateline


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