All posts tagged "Brad Hruza"

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    Elburn stormchaser revisits Moore tornado site

    ELBURN—Elburn resident and professional storm chaser Brad Hruza headed down to Moore, Okla., on Wednesday to visit the area that was struck by a deadly tornado on the afternoon of May 20. Hruza, 37, had previously visited...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Local resident warns of potentially severe winter weather

    ELBURN—There have been only five years since 1884 where the Chicagoland area didn't experience measurable snowfall before Dec. 9. One of those years is 2011.

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Local storm chaser debunks tornado myths

    True or false: Tornados do not typically strike valleys, and therefore are not a threat to Elburn and the surrounding area. If you answered “true,” you might be surprised to learn that tornados can indeed hit valleys and...

    • Posted July 8, 2011
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  • Stay safe during storms

    Brad Hruza of Elburn shows a picture of a storm in Elburn last October during a presentation at the Sugar Grove Library on Saturday.

    • Posted May 27, 2011
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  • Storm chaser

    ELBURN—Brad Hruza was fascinated by clouds and storms while growing up in Iowa. And his interest in inclement weather only grew stronger when he was exposed to an abundance of lightning and tornadoes after moving to Illinois...

    • Posted June 25, 2010
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  • Earthquake shakes the area

    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 3.8 earthquake occurred just before 4 a.m. in Northern Illinois. The USGS estimates nearly 11 million people felt "a light shaking."

    • Posted February 10, 2010
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