Melting snow and heavy rain prompted the National Weather Service to issue flood warnings for parts of northern Illinois and northern Indiana, as well as southern Wisconsin and much of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
A storm system that’s brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains was being blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in Nebraska.
Roads and businesses in some low-lying areas have had to close along the Ohio River after days of rain swelled waterways past their banks.
Crews have placed eight pumps in neighborhoods prone to street flooding and river levels are being monitored. Residents should clear stormwater drains of debris.
Lake County, Indiana, Coroner Merrilee Frey, says Saturday that the deaths were related to shoveling or snowblowing.
Emergency crews ask that you avoid going out on the roads this morning. If you have to, slow down and leave plenty of time to stop.
The storm also is blamed for a chain-reaction crash involving 16 semis among 38 vehicles amid heavy snowfall on Interstate 94 near Kalamazoo.
Snow will begin falling by late Thursday night and nearly a foot snow will be dumped in some parts of northeast Indiana by Friday night.
The handlers of Punxsutawney Phil said the furry rodent has called for six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow at dawn Friday.
It’s the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.
A rare Super Blue Blood Moon will be partially visible Wednesday morning.
On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a supermoon, but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one. There hasn’t been a triple lineup like this since 1982 and the next won’t occur until 2037.
NewsChannel 15 has received lots of reports of booms that coincided with meteor sightings. Chief meteorologist Nicholas Ferreri went on Facebook Thursday evening to explain what might be the causes.
Scientists say last year wasn’t quite as hot as 2016’s record-shattering mark, but it ranked either second or third, depending on who was counting.
The deep freeze that killed 10 people and shut down much of the South began to relent Thursday, but several states were still dealing with the lingering effects.
Thousands of schoolchildren and teachers got the day off. Many cities canceled meetings and court proceedings, and some businesses closed.
A layer of snow and ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a swath of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather.
A mix of rain, freezing rain, sleet, and snow is expected to make travel conditions dangerous.
A quick study of the brutal American cold snap finds that the Arctic blast really wasn’t global warming but a freak of nature.
The drenching storm that triggered the disaster gave way to sunny skies, as hundreds of searchers carefully combed a messy landscape strewn with hazards.