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Leaves sway on a tree in the bitter and chill wind at the center of NIUs campus. DeKalb County can expect high winds, hail and possibly tornadoes on Friday. (Cheyanne Quintanilla | Northern Star)

Severe weather predicted for DeKalb County Friday

By Emily Beebe, Assistant Editor | March 30, 2023

DeKALB – The National Weather Service has predicted severe weather to occur Friday afternoon and evening. This severe weather could include thunderstorms, damaging winds, hail and possibly tornadoes. This severe weather is predicted to occur in multiple...

Sebenste: DeKalb to experience calmer weather this week

By Olivia Willoughby | April 16, 2012

Despite the wind DeKalb has received in the past few days, Mother Nature is finally cooling her jets. Staff Meteorologist Gilbert Sebenste said this week is going to be much calmer. “It’s going to be a pretty boring week,” he said. “There will...

DeKalb in for quiet weather this week

By Olivia Willoughby | March 6, 2012

This week looks like DeKalb can finally recover from the storm on Feb. 24, said NIU Staff Meteorologist Gilbert Sebenste. Residents can also look forward to a much quieter week, with no surprise snowstorms. “I don’t see any snow in the forecast for...

Wind gusts to exceed 60 mph

By Kyla Gardner | October 25, 2010

A high wind warning for the DeKalb area is in effect from 7 a.m. today until 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service of Chicago. Wind gusts are expected to exceed 60 mph during the most severe thunderstorms this morning, said NIU meteorologist...