About 69,000 ComEd customers are without power Thursday morning after a heavy storm moved through the Chicago region. The storm also brought enough rain to set a new record. This month has been the wettest July in Chicago history.
The last month is on track to be one of Chicago's wettest Julys on record. For folks with flooded homes and businesses that’s obvious but where and when the next flood willl occur is not quite as clear.
About 75 minutes into the opening night of A Girl With Sun In Her Eyes last night (June 30), peals of thunder rocked The Second Stage, the Wrigleyville storefront theater playing host to the world premiere of Joshua Rollins's play.Then the heavens opened for a short, violen
On Monday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn issued a disaster proclamation for southern parts of the state. Representatives from the National Weather Service predict that the Ohio River could reach record levels there by this weekend.
It is spring but in true Chicago style the warm weather keeps coming in fits and starts. But those April showers are on track! For writer Rita Coburn Whack, the rain always brings back memories of an old neighbor. As a child Coburn-Whack thought the neighbor was strange.