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Forecast: Flood Warning Continues

Forecast: Flood Warning Continues

unable to retrieve full-text content NBC Storm Team 5 meteorologist Andy Avalos has your latest forecast update.

Did Tara Lipinski Jinx US Figure Skaters? Twitter Thinks So

Did Tara Lipinski Jinx US Figure Skaters? Twitter Thinks So

Could Tara Lipinski have some juju up her sparkling sleeves? Twitter seems to think so after the women’s figure skating short program.  Questions began surfacing on social media after Lipinski’s comments about U.S.

Rainfall Totals Across the Chicago Area, Northwest Indiana

Rainfall Totals Across the Chicago Area, Northwest Indiana

WATCH LIVE 2018 Winter Olympics Speed skating (team pursuit gold medal final); cross-country skiing (men’s team sprint final). NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Rainfall pummeled the Chicago area and northwest Indiana overnight, shutting down roads, closing schools and even prompting emergency rescues and evacuations.  Here’s a look at how much rain parts of the region saw:  COOK COUNTY: HOMEWOOD: 2.52 INCHES CHICAGO HEIGHTS: 3.36 INCHES MIDWAY AIRPORT: 3.38 INCHES OAK PARK: 3.00 INCHES DUPAGE COUNTY: ROSELLE: 2.44 INCHES FORD COUNTY: PAXTON: 4.52 INCHES GRUNDY COUNTY: COAL CITY: 3.56 INCHES CARBON HILL: 2.84 INCHES IROQUOIS COUNTY: ASHKUM: 5.20 INCHES WATSEKA: 4.35 INCHES KANKAKEE COUNTY: KANKAKEE: 3.39 INCHES ST.

5 to Watch: The Matchups We’ve All Been Waiting For

5 to Watch: The Matchups We’ve All Been Waiting For

These Winter Olympics haven’t always been kind to Americans, but there might be no bigger day for Team USA at the Pyeongchang Games than the one that finally sees Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn share the hill. It’s the matchup we’ve been waiting for since Vonn recovered from the years of injuries that kept her out of the Sochi Games, where Shiffrin made her Olympic debut and won gold.

Firefighter Seriously Injured After ‘Mayday’ Called

Firefighter Seriously Injured After ‘Mayday’ Called

NOTE: NBC Sky 5 is on its way to the scene. Watch live above.

Flooding Pummels Chicago’s South Suburbs

Flooding Pummels Chicago’s South Suburbs

Rainfall battered the Chicago area overnight and into Wednesday morning, with flooding impacting the south suburbs in particular – shutting down roads, closing schools and even prompting emergency rescues.  A Winter Weather Advisory was issued for several southwest counties Tuesday evening, with freezing rain and sleet making for a difficult evening commute. That advisory was later expanded across multiple counties, predicting total snow and sleet accumulations of up to half an inch and ice accumulations of up to one-tenth of an inch in some areas.  The advisory was in effect until 3 a.m.

Winter Weather Advisory Expands Over Most of Chicago Area

Winter Weather Advisory Expands Over Most of Chicago Area

The combination of wet roads and falling temperatures will worsen overnight and make driving dangerous Wednesday morning. NBC 5’s Natalie Martinez has been checking out the situation in StormChaser 5 along I-88.

Congressman Joe Kennedy Rallies in Chicago

Congressman Joe Kennedy Rallies in Chicago

Representative Joe Kennedy III, the rising star of the Democratic Party and nephew to Democratic candidate Chris Kennedy, held two rallies in Chicago Tuesday on his uncle’s behalf. The congressman who gained attention for his response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, held a rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Mi Tierra restaurant in Little Village.

Officers Line Street Outside Cmdr. Bauer’s Daughter’s School

Officers Line Street Outside Cmdr. Bauer’s Daughter’s School

One week after his death, Chicago Police officers are following through on a promise they made to the daughter of fallen Cmdr. Paul Bauer.  Lining the street outside the young teen’s school, dozens of officers could be seen in a photo standing in uniform – a heartbreaking yet powerful statement just three days after her father’s funeral.  Chicago Police News Affairs said the lineup included officers from several police district across the city, though many came from the 18th and 1st Districts.  The slain commander’s department had vowed to step up and support the wife and young daughter he left behind.

Aja Evans, Seun Adigun Are What the Olympics Are All About

Aja Evans, Seun Adigun Are What the Olympics Are All About

The Olympics aren’t exactly your average high school reunion, but for one-time high school rivals Aja Evans and Seun Adigun, it is. Evans, a Morgan Park High graduate, and Adigun, of Homewood Flossmoor, competed against each other in high school track.

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