The National Weather Service is sponsoring Skywarn Recognition Day again this year. This event celebrates the contributions that volunteer Skywarn spotters and Amateur Radio Operators make to the National Weather Service through their weather spotting activities. The event will feature amateur radio stations operating from the various NWS offices around the country. Our local office…

The severe weather season started early in Kane County. On February 28 at 3 pm the National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for most of northeastern Illinois. As the afternoon progressed a series of storms began to sweep across the area, triggering several severe thunderstorm warnings and a couple of tornado warnings. We initiated…