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  • An Autumn storm system will bring a combination of wind, rain, and thunderstorms early next week
    Autumn storm to bring wind, rain, and thunderstorms to Chicago early next week
    A potent Autumn storm system is set to impact the Midwest USA early next week.Cyclogenesis will occur and quickly consolidate near the Texas Panhandle and move northeastward towards northern Illinois by Monday. A strong low level jet, sheer, and...
  • 7-Day Sept. 29th
    Another warm week in the Tri-State
    We are at the end of September heading into October and it still feels like late August out there! Highs are staying in the 70s and 80s for the rest of the work week. But a cool down is in store for the weekend.A very weak cool front will cross...
  • Ongoing heavy rainfall in southwest Florida - September 2014
    Southwest Florida surrenders to ongoing heavy rainfall
    Collier County, FL, Naples and surrounding areas are waterlogged! Atop August’s foot of rainfall across the area, another foot has already fallen in some parts of the county so far during September. The area from Pine Ridge Boulevard to...
  • Storms
    What's the Stock Market going to do?
    Question from a good friend of mine: Considering everything that's going on lately (S&P +2000, housing sluggish... etc), I thought I'd ask how the economy is doing in your opinion? Do you still think we're headed for a slump? (Jim...
  • Strong storm system to bring heat and storms
    Strong storm system to bring heat and storms
    Hopefully you have had a chance to get out and enjoy the absolutely beautiful weather over the past couple days! Temperatures have been in the 70s and dew points have been well below the muggy threshold of 60 degrees. The heat and humidity will...
  • Forming thunderstorm in a hurricane
    Norbert a disappointment with no rain for San Diego
    The once hurricane Norbert failed to provide much needed rain to San Diego as it was predicted to do. Norbert began to form just off the shores of southern Baja California where it intensified into a hurricane near Cabo san Lucas. It remained a...
  • Storm Damage
    Storms leave one person dead and thousands without power
    Severe storms rolled through Macomb County Friday night, September 5, causing additional problems for people dealing with flooded basements last month. According to DTE Energy, about 375,000 customers were without power after the storm and about 1...
  • Relief on the way
    Hot end to the week but relief is on the way
    We have been fighting through the humidity this week as dew points has hovered around the tropical 70 degree mark with the exception of Wednesday. The high humidity and heat will be in full force for Friday as highs head for the lower 90s. However...
  • An “unofficial” end to summer
    An “unofficial” end to summer
    Labor Day is often thought of as the unofficial end to summer and this time it even lines up with the start of meteorological fall! (Meteorological seasons begin on the first of the month to help with record keeping and to align with general...
  • Worshipping God at Lisenby Lake in Alabama
    Abiding in the presence of God through worship
    Before we begin let's take a look at the definition of worship. The dictionary defines it as showing devotion and respect to; pay homage to, honor, revere, to express feelings of profound adoration.Worship is our humble responseto God's...
  • Brief relief from summer
    Brief relief from summer
    A weak cool front slid south through the Tri-State on Wednesday sparking a few thunderstorms. Perhaps more important is that it also drove down the humidity a little bit! You likely noticed that it felt a little better when you stepped outside...
  • The Incredible Hulk statue distracts 'WGN Morning News' anchors and a comic book fan flexes for the camera
    'WGN Morning News' chopper spots a Hulk statue and comic book fan flexes muscles
    According to ComicBook.com Tuesday, the "WGN Morning News" TV show was covering the suburbs during the Chicago floods. Then, a statue of the Incredible Hulk distracted news anchors as a comic book fan ran out into the back yard and...
  • Soupy summer weekend
    Soupy summer weekend
    It has been a humid and stormy week across the Tri-State. Some locations have been slammed with multiple rounds of heavy thunderstorms. These storm complexes have been riding around the periphery of a large ridge of high pressure in the upper...
  • Summer storms developing this week
    Summer storms developing this week
    We have managed to sneak through much of this summer without a true taste of heat and humidity combined. It looks like our lucky streak has ended and summer is here to stay for quite a few days. This will include an increasing threat for storms...
  • Pleasant weather continues, but more summer on the way
    Pleasant weather continues, but more summer on the way
    Our break from the humidity is in full swing! The dew point could drop as low as the upper 40s for Friday which is well below the threshold of mugginess of 60 degrees. That dew point will creep closer to 60 by late Saturday afternoon however....