March 29, 2015; 6:10 AM ET
Milder weather will return to Chicago to kickoff the new week. more >
Expect rainy weather late this morning through this afternoon; there can be some sleet and wet snowflakes mixed in
While hot water tanks and broken plumbing may flood a basement, the typical flooded basement is caused by undiverted rainwater, a basement below the water table, or saturated soils around the foundation. A clear defensive stand is the sump pump.
Before this century ends, the Southwest and Central Plains states are likely to shrivel under a decades-long megadrought worse than those that ended the Ancestral Pueblo civilization in the last millennia, a new study finds.
Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.