Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Chance of storms Thursday is 40 percent and 50 percent Friday and Saturday.
Thunderstorms could return to the Wheaton and Glen Ellyn areas this week starting late Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. NWS issued a hazardous weather outlook for DuPage and surrounding counties about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, predicting storms across central Illinois Wednesday and Thursday. "There is a chance of thunderstorms Thursday and Thursday night across most of the outlook area... And then Friday from Chicago into northwest Indiana. The probability of widespread hazardous weather during these periods is low," NWS reports. Thursday should be cloudy, with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon and a 50 percent chance of storms Thursday night. Friday will also be cloudy, with a 50 percent chance …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Heavy snow and intense winds will mean very poor visibility on the roads.
Updated 8:13 a.m. A 7:50 a.m. accident at the intersection of Naperville and Roosevelt roads will cause some traffic delays Friday morning. According to Mapquest, the intersection should be clear around 8:49 a.m. According to the National Weather Service, northwest winds will continue with gusts around 40 mph. Updated 1:47 p.m. According to Mapquest, there are two accidents in Wheaton that will cause traffic delays Thursday afternoon. A 12:55 p.m. accident on Liberty Drive, between Aurora Way and Bridge Street, should be clear by 2:26 p.m. A 12:56 p.m. accident at the intersection of Roosevelt and County Farm roads should also be clear by 2:26 p.m., according to Mapquest. Check back with Patch for updates. Original A winter storm warning …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Thunderstorm in DuPage County could produce hail, lightning and wind gusts more than 60 mph.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for DuPage County and surrounding areas until 7 p.m. Thursday. The thunderstorms may produce hail, wind gusts more than 60 mph, heavy rainfall and lightning.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
ComEd is reporting more than 10,000 power outages in its Glenbard region, serving a majority of DuPage County.
As of 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, there are still more than 10,000 ComEd customers without power, according to ComEd's outage map. Tuesday's storm has caused "extensive damage" requiring a "multiple day" restoration effort from Commonwealth Edison, according to its website. ComEd is reporting more than 10,000 power outages in its Glenbard region, serving Wheaton and surrounding areas in DuPage County. As of 8 a.m. Wednesday, approximately 268,000 ComEd customers were without power, according to ComEd, which has restored power for approximately 126,000 customers since the storm. ComEd reminds customers to never approach a downed power line and to always assume a power line is energized and dangerous. If you see a downed power line, call 1-800-…