Articles tagged "chicago weather"

chicago flood may 19 2020

May 2020 is now Chicago's wettest on record in 150 years of official rainfall observations, U.S.

Following a week of continuous heavy rainfall, Chicago set a record on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, for the city's wettest May in history. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), 2.79 mm (0.11 inches) of rainfall was recorded overnight at the O'Hare...

May 21, 2020

chicago flood may 17 2020

Major flooding hits Chicago, city on pace to break the monthly May rainfall record, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, including two probable tornadoes, ripped through the Chicago area on Sunday, May 17, 2020, causing major flooding and leading to numerous water rescues. With almost 76 mm (3 inches) of rain on Sunday night alone, Chicago is now heading toward...

May 18, 2020

over chicago at 2240z june 30 2019 f

Nearly 100 000 without power as severe thunderstorms hit Chicago, Illinois

A part of a line of severe thunderstorms swept over Chicago, Illinois metropolitan area on Sunday, June 30, 2019, causing damage throughout the city and leaving nearly 100 000 customers without power. Winds as high as 119 km/h (74 mph) hit northern Illinois Sunday...

July 01, 2019

chicago snow april 27 2019

Rare snowstorm hits Chicago, breaking 109-year-old snow record

An unusually strong late-season snowstorm hit parts of United States on April 27 and 28, 2019, dropping heavy snow and causing hundreds of flights to be canceled. Chicago O'Hare International airport received 6.3 cm (2.5 inches) of snow on April 27, breaking the...

April 28, 2019