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Small tornado snaps trees, damages roofs in Naperville

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a small tornado has touched down in suburban Chicago. The tornado was part of thunderstorms that rolled through the Chicago area overnight.

Small tornado snaps trees, damages roofs in Naperville
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Dangerous heat wave descends on parts of Midwest and South

In Chicago, the May deaths of three women when temperatures climbed into the 90s served as a fresh reminder of the dangers of such heat — particularly for people who live alone or are dealing with certain health issues.

Dangerous heat wave descends on parts of Midwest and South
Illinois News

I-39 shutdown for 2nd day after 100 vehicle crash

Miraculously, there were no reported injuries in the crashes, and authorities were able to escort all the stranded motorists to warming centers.

I-39 shutdown for 2nd day after 100 vehicle crash
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Hundreds of flights canceled, traffic pileups after snowfall

I-39 was closed north of Bloomington after a pileup of approximately 100 vehicles and I-74 eastbound near Champaign was completely blocked for a while after a crash involving several semitrailers, police said.

Hundreds of flights canceled, traffic pileups after snowfall
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Weather and risky travel cancels legislative work

The NWS said that rain and sleet were expected Tuesday night, freezing rain and snow with as much as 7 inches by Wednesday morning. Up to 8 more inches of snow predicted on Wednesday and 5 inches on Thursday.

Weather and risky travel cancels legislative work
Weather

Record high temperatures, high winds descend on Midwest

On the heels of last weekend's devastating tornadoes, high winds are again on the way. Gusts in the Chicagoland area could reach 60-70mph tonight/tomorrow.

Record high temperatures, high winds descend on Midwest
U.S. News

2-month-old, longtime florist, judge among tornado victims

Here are some of the people who perished during the tornadoes.

2-month-old, longtime florist, judge among tornado victims
U.S. News

Dozens feared dead as tornadoes, storms strike US states

Severe weather tore through 5 states, including southern Illinois. Kentucky was likely hit worst, where officials believe a tornado may have been on the ground for over 200 miles.

Dozens feared dead as tornadoes, storms strike US states
Illinois News

Dozens reported trapped as tornado hits Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville

One official told KTVI-TV that up to 100 people were believed to be in the building, working the night shift, at the time of the collapse.

Dozens reported trapped as tornado hits Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville
U.S. News

More than 46 dead after Ida's remnants blindside Northeast

Wednesday's storm ultimately dumped over 9 inches (23 cm) of rain in parts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, and nearly as much on New York City's Staten Island.

More than 46 dead after Ida's remnants blindside Northeast