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The Chicago River overflowed its banks and flooded the Riverwalk after overnight showers and thunderstorms across the city Monday, May 18, 2020 in Chicago.

Flooding hits parts of Midwest

Associated Press May 19, 2020

EDENVILLE, Mich. (AP) — People living along two mid-Michigan lakes and parts of a river were evacuated Tuesday following several days of heavy rain that produced flooding and put pressure on dams in...

Snow falls as traffic moves slowly along State Street ahead of the Jeff Dunham comedy show at the BMO Harris Bank Center Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in downtown Rockford, Ill.

Freezing rain, storms bring outages to northern Illinois

Associated Press January 11, 2020

FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — Freezing rain left roads and trees glazed with ice Saturday across parts of northern Illinois as a winter storm packing a mixed bag of precipitation cut power to about 5,000 homes...

A woman walking the half mile from the Chicago Aquarium to the Adler Planetarium braces in a stiff wind and blowing snow off Lake Michigan, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in Chicago.

Snow continues to fall in Chicago, cold air expected to break records

Associated Press November 11, 2019

A storm that's brought snow to the Midwest is about to give way to record-setting cold. National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Birk says that the arctic air mass will make the region feel a lot...

A student walks through the Quad on one of the coldest days ever recorded in Chicago, Jan. 30, 2019. This day fell during the beginning of DePaul’s Winter Quarter last year.

Like January in November: Much of US braces for record lows

Associated Press November 9, 2019

Air from Siberia — yes, Siberia — is heading toward a huge chunk of the United States and it could set record-low temperatures from Texas to New England. National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin...

Torrential rains spark flash flooding in northern Illinois

Torrential rains spark flash flooding in northern Illinois

Associated Press September 28, 2019

PEOTONE, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms that sparked flash flooding over parts of northern Illinois dumped up to 8 inches (20 centimeters) of rain in some areas. The...

A Toyota Prius down Roslyn Place is completely burried under snow after several days of accumulation. Many residents used shovels to dig cars out. 

Jonathan Ballew | The DePaulia

Photo of the Week: Dude, where’s my car?

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor February 12, 2018

After what had been a winter without much snow, Chicagoans got nine consecutive days of it, which has only happened three other times since 1885, according to the Chicago Tribune. Uber and Lyft fares...

Demons freeze on first days back

Students face frigid temperatures to begin winter quarter
Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor January 8, 2018

Although the early stages of winter were fairly mild, temperatures have been unusually low since Christmas, even for Chicago. Students have had to bust out their warmest winter clothing to combat the sub-zero...

A home in Houston, Texas is submerged in severe flooding after Tropical Storm Harvey devastated south-central Texas beginning Aug. 25 when it first made landfall.   
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

DePaul influences former student, Harvey victim

Evelyn Baker September 11, 2017

Spurred by Facebook posts from its previous president as Tropical Storm Harvey approached her Humble, Texas home, leaders of the DePaul Law School organization OUTLaws created a GoFundMe page to provide...

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