This Lake of the Woods storm near Bremen, IN Sunday produced a powerful outflow which whipped up the waves you see here. Laura Budzilek reports the wave action snapped the anchor rope to her boat.

Midwest weekend storms behind these impressive photos

Today at 4PM by Tom Skilling
This wind streamline and velocity analysis is a product of the WeatherBell database is based on data from the National Weather Service's 4km WRF model. Arrows here depict surface winds. The colors denote sustained wind speeds in kts. The shaded green area is the region of 22 kt (25 mph) and greater wind speeds.

Full fetch N winds boost Monday lake levels here 1.3 ft.; Lake’s overall water levels is 2.9 ft above record low

Today at 4PM by Tom Skilling

A slow warmup this week

Today at 2PM by Tom Skilling

Storms possible tomorrow, slow warm up all week

Today at 2PM by Tom Skilling

Mild temps continue and storms possible tomorrow

Today at 1PM by Tom Skilling
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Temps/humidities crash in latest July ’14 full-fetch north wind regime; near record July wave heights

Today at 11AM by Tom Skilling
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Is it true that lightning never happens out over the oceans, hundreds of miles away from land?

Yesterday at 8PM by Tom Skilling
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Taking a close look at Chicago’s summer temperatures

07|26|14 by Tom Skilling
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Where does 2010 rank in terms of very warm and humid summers?

07|26|14 by Tom Skilling
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Heat, surging humidities and abnormally strong summer jet stream threaten potent storm outbreak-but will it happen?

07|26|14 by Tom Skilling
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Plains and downstate heat driving Midwest severe weather potential; check out our Chicago summer 2014 “report card”

07|25|14 by Tom Skilling
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What is the difference between dew point and humidity?

07|25|14 by Tom Skilling

1-minute forecast: Hot, stormy weekend ahead

07|25|14 by Tom Skilling

Temps to dip slightly after hot, humid weekend

07|25|14 by Tom Skilling

Coolest July in Chicago in 5 years

07|25|14 by Tom Skilling
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