Weather Service: Suburban Chicago tornado had 140 mph winds

Dozens of volunteers help clean up a demolished home on Princeton Circle near Ranchview Drive in Naperville after a tornado ripped through the western suburbs overnight, Monday afternoon, June 21, 2021. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times/Chicago Sun-Times via AP) Ashlee Rezin Garcia AP CHICAGO A tornado that swept through Chicago’s western suburbs, […]

How to prepare for severe spring weather

AUSTIN, Texas – 2021 is moving fast! The temperatures are going up, the bluebonnets are blooming and spring is in the air. That also means that severe weather season is fast approaching for central Texas and the central great plains.    We’re finally into the middle of March and the […]

Weather update at 6 a.m.

A WINTER STORM WARNING has been issued for the entire WBRZ viewing area now through 6 pm Monday. Watch live, late-breaking updates and all WBRZ newscasts online here Watch latest updates on Facebook Live here A strong storm system will spread precipitation across southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi after 1am […]

Preparing for even colder weather

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO)– With temperatures expected to drop into the single digits for the upcoming week, it is important to know how you should prepare to keep you and your loved ones safe. Forecast as of Friday afternoon | Visit the weather page online for the latest forecast In […]

Tips for weathering winter weather

Dress for the weather if you go out (but stay in if you can) If you are going to be doing physical activity, make sure to wear a base (next-to-skin) layer made to “wick” moisture, according to online advice from the outdoor store REI. Materials that wick moisture, including synthetics […]

How to Protect Your Home Against Extreme Weather

As you continue to spruce up the inside of your home during the COVID-19 pandemic (whether it be for a work-from-home space, virtual get-togethers, or anything in between), it’s also important to prepare your home for more serious matters, including extreme weather. This could mean snowstorms, tornadoes, or wildfires. Ahead, […]

Winter Weather Preparedness Week |

Before a winter storm strikes, you should have a communication and disaster plan. GREENSBORO, N.C. — Winter Weather Preparedness Week runs from December 6 – 12 in North Carolina. Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging all North Carolinians to plan and prepare now, before potentially dangerous winter weather arrives. “All North […]