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A lakefront flood advisory and small craft advisory are in effect for the Lake Michigan shoreline in the Chicago area Monday morning through Tuesday as powerful waves pummel the coast, forecasters said.
A powerful earthquake on the Alaska Peninsula jolted coastal communities late Tuesday, and some residents briefly scrambled for higher ground over fears of a tsunami.
Severe thunderstorms, some with winds around 60 miles per hour, are likely Tuesday evening in the Chicago area, with the highest chance for strong storms south of Interstate 80, according to the National Weather Service.
After morning thunderstorms the humidity level should drop, making temps in the mid-80s feel more comfortable.
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Scientists released a study that found the greenhouse effect multiplied the chance of prolonged heat by at least 600 times, maybe tens of thousands.
The National Weather Service says there is an "elevated thunderstorm risk" for the Chicago area Wednesday afternoon, with damaging winds, heavy downpours and large hail in some places.
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