Tornado watches through Saturday evening as severe weather batters Chicago area again

Tornado warnings were issued for a dozen cities and towns in the Chicago suburbs on Saturday, including Bradley, Manteno, Peotone, Lansing and Bourbonnais. Tornado sirens briefly blared in parts of Chicago Saturday afternoon, but a tornado warning was allowed to expire after rotation clouds passed over the North and Lower West sides of the city.

Cool and dry week ahead in Chicago and suburbs

It's going to be a cool and dry week ahead in Chicago and the suburbs. Monday, April 12, will be partly sunny with highs in the low 60s and winds gusting to 35 mph. A dry cold front will pass Monday night.