The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Cook County from noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, predicting heat indices from 102 to 108 degrees. The County’s Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) offers the following tips to help residents stay safe: Stay hydrated[Read More…]
CALUMET COUNTRY CLUB REZONING – Homewood trustees will consider four measures Tuesday night that would enable an industrial redevelopment project on the golf course. The Planning and Zoning Commission sent the proposed rezoning requests to the board without an affirmative recommendation. More info at hfchronicle.com. CAUTION ON THE TRAILS – Izaak Walton[Read More…]
On Feb. 24, there were still big piles of dirty snow in a shopping center parking lot on Halsted Street, the remains of the big storm on Feb. 16. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle) On Saturday, Feb. 27, temperatures were expected to reach a balmy 50 degrees or more under sunny skies,[Read More…]
A storm expected to hit the area tonight and Saturday will have a little bit of everything, according to forecasters: rain, freezing rain, sleet, snow, wind and possibly thunderstorms. It could be precipitation from four seasons packed into one storm. [Update 1:09 p.m.: Flossmoor issues storm advisory.]
Wintery weather is expected to make an early appearance as rain turns to snow Sunday night, followed by a snowy and cold Veterans Day.
The downpour Saturday evening closed the DixieHighway viaduct in Homewood and forced driversin Flossmoor to use only one lane of theFlossmoor Road viaduct.
A series of thunderstorms pounding the area Friday night turned downtown Flossmoor into a temporary lake, stranding vehicles and damaging several businesses. According to the National Weather Service, the storms dumped 2.65 inches of rain in the three hours from 6:55 to 9:55 p.m., and that was only the most intense[Read More…]
This story was updated at 11:04 a.m. The Homewood-Flossmoor area did not get a large amount of snow overnight, but rain, snow and gusty winds caused problems nevertheless. There are reports of power outages in a number of areas around Homewood and Flossmoor, with more than 1,000 customers without power. ComEd’s outage[Read More…]
The Homewood-Flossmoor area is included in a winter storm warning that is in effect until 9 a.m. Monday but is not expected to bear the brunt of the first big snow storm of the season. Areas to the north will not be so lucky, according to the National Weather Service[Read More…]
The pleasant weather Thursday morning — bright and cool, with temperatures still in the upper 50s by 7 a.m. — will not last long. The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat watch beginning Saturday and extending through Monday. The forecast calls for a “dangerous combination of high heat and humidity.” Afternoon[Read More…]