Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

Wildfires are blazing through the Amazon rainforest in record numbers, burning through a tropical forest vital to countering climate change

Wildfires are blazing through the Amazon rainforest in record numbers, burning through a tropical forest vital to countering climate change

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE. Amazonas declared an...
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Tuesday's t-storms unleashed their most potent winds & rains downstate-local 60-70 mph gusts and 1-3” rains; buckling jet stream to guide cooler, drier Canadian air into the Chicago area with more comfortable air in place Thursday/Friday

Tuesday's t-storms unleashed their most potent winds & rains downstate-local 60-70 mph gusts and 1-3” rains; buckling jet stream to guide cooler, drier Canadian air into the Chicago area with more comfortable air in place Thursday/Friday

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV


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Chicago to use drones to study Lake Michigan erosion as fall storms loom

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Park District has enlisted drone photographers to survey the extent of erosion caused by near record high Lake Michigan levels along the city's shoreline. Drone...
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Rain And Storm Chances Back Wednesday

Rain And Storm Chances Back Wednesday

2 hours ago   |   WLWT

Wednesday may start dry but more hit and miss downpours are expected during the afternoon and evening.
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Chicago AccuWeather: Partly sunny, isolated showers Wednesday

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Partly sunny with isolated showers/storm Wednesday, Lows in the mid-60s.
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Emergency declaration issued ahead of ‘Storm Area 51' event

Emergency declaration issued ahead of ‘Storm Area 51' event

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

Nevada officials have issued an emergency declaration ahead of the viral “Storm Area 51” raid that's supposed to happen next month - fearing they could be overwhelmed by all...
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Chantal, third named storm of the season, forms in Atlantic Ocean

Chantal, third named storm of the season, forms in Atlantic Ocean

4 hours ago   |   WESH

The National Hurricane Center has initiated an advisory on Tropical Storm Chantal, the third named storm this season.
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Monday night's storm blew Esso Club employee onto the roof

Monday night's storm blew Esso Club employee onto the roof

6 hours ago   |   WYFF

Samuel Foster had to get stitches above his eye; another employee suffered minor injuries
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A month out from ‘Alienstock,' Nevada county near Area 51 prepares for the worst

6 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

More like Area Overrun. With a mysterious music festival set to descend in a sparsely populated Nevada county, local officials are preparing for the worst. “Alienstock,” a...
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Rain chance goes down Wednesday, back up for the weekend

7 hours ago   |   ABC

Cooling downpours are possible every afternoon this week, and we'll be watching the Gulf as tropical moisture heads our way Friday.
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President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Donald Trump says an upcoming trip to Denmark is on hold because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S. Read more ...

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. Read more ...

Facebook users will finally be able to see info collected from other apps...

Facebook users will finally be able to see info collected from other apps and websites

Facebook is introducing a tool to help users see and manage the data that apps and websites collect on them and share with the social media website. Read more ...

President Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain

President Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain

The president said tariffs on China, whether or not they hurt the U.S. in the short term, are needed to address long-term problems abroad. Read more ...

'This is a horror story': Illegal apartments created halfway between floors

'This is a horror story': Illegal apartments created halfway between floors

The illegal micro apartments are windowless. Tenants are charged $600 per month. Read more ...

Parker, Gray help Sparks beat Lynx for 9th straight home win

Parker, Gray help Sparks beat Lynx for 9th straight home win

LOS ANGELES - Candace Parker had 20 points and 10 rebounds for her third double-double, Chelsea Gray added 17 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-71... Read more ...

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Abruptly Resigns

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Abruptly Resigns

An aide to Philadelphia's mayor said Ross failed to act on allegations of sexual, racial and gender harassment and discrimination in his department. Read more ...

Best chicken sandwich? Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, Wendy's all vying for the crown

Best chicken sandwich? Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, Wendy's all vying for the crown

Three national fast-food chains are vying for American tastebuds in a social media feud over who has the best chicken sandwich. Read more ...

Lamb, Escobar deliver big hits, D-backs beat Rockies 8-7

Lamb, Escobar deliver big hits, D-backs beat Rockies 8-7

PHOENIX - Pinch-hitter Jake Lamb had a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 Tuesday night. Read more ...

'Hard Knocks' Episode 3 recap: Jon Gruden cool with Antonio Brown in heat of...

'Hard Knocks' Episode 3 recap: Jon Gruden cool with Antonio Brown in heat of Raiders camp

If you didn't watch the third episode of "Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Oakland Raiders" on Tuesday night, here is what you missed. Read more ...