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Chicago Snowfall

Lake-Effect Snow Slams Area Before Extreme Cold Returns

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

A band of heavy lake-effect snowfall hit the Chicago area late Monday and is continuing to create big headaches for commuters in northwest Indiana on ...

City's First Accumulating Snow Of The Season Fell Monday

Posted 11.12.2013 | Chicago

Though the calendar says it's only November, it's beginning to feel a lot like winter in Chicago. The Windy City was hit by an arctic blast that br...

Chicago Hit With Heavy, Wet Snow -- Up To 7 Inches Possible

Posted 02.27.2013 | Chicago

The Chicago area was slammed Tuesday with its most significant snowfall of the winter so far. As of late Tuesday afternoon, snowfall totals ranged ...

Up To 6 Inches Of Snow Could Fall Tuesday

Posted 02.25.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Less than a week after it got its most significant snowfall so far this winter, the Chicago area is facing another winter storm watch...

Snowfall Ties City's Highest 1-Day Total This Season

Posted 02.22.2013 | Chicago

A storm system that dumped snow over the central Plains arrived in Chicago late Thursday evening, bringing with it some of the most significant snowfa...

Largest Snowfall Of Season Possible Beginning Thursday

Posted 02.20.2013 | Chicago

Good news for Chicagoans who've missed snow during this unusually dry winter: the city may get hit by its most significant amount of snowfall so far t...

Snow Cancels More Than 200 Flights At O'Hare

Posted 02.07.2013 | Chicago

Updated story It was expected to be a cold day filled with a swath of precipitation in Chicago on Thursday. And the storm system has delivered. ...

City's Largest Snowfall This Year Snarls Morning Commute

Posted 02.04.2013 | Chicago

The snow began to fall Sunday evening in the Chicago area, bringing a modest accumulation of snow by Monday morning that marked the season's biggest s...

Snow Makes For Messy Commute, Ends City's Historic Snow 'Drought'

Posted 01.25.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Chicago awoke Friday to a dusting of light snow that, although less than an inch of snow was ultimately expected to fall, made a gian...

City Could, Finally, See An Inch Of Snowfall In 1 Day

Posted 01.24.2013 | Chicago

While parts of Chicago near or adjacent to Lake Michigan saw bursts of lake-effect snowfall Thursday, the city has so far continued its historic strea...

Mild Winter Continues With Little Chance For Snow This Week

Posted 01.14.2013 | Chicago

While Chicago remains in the grips of a mild winter that has seen record-breaking amounts of non-snow, Los Angelenos' reactions to some unusual weathe...

Chicago's About To Shatter A 72-Year Weather Record

Posted 01.07.2013 | Chicago

It's already been a mild winter of record-shattering proportions in Chicago -- and the weather records keep falling in the city. Unless at least an...

City's Snowless Streak To Come To An End Thursday

Posted 12.20.2012 | Chicago

Updated story It is here, Chicago: the city's first snowstorm of the season entered into the area early Thursday evening, though it largely avoided...

'Blizzard-Like' Snow, Winds Possible Thursday In Chicago

Posted 12.19.2012 | Chicago

Chicago is finally expected to see its first snow of the season Thursday, accompanied with high winds that meteorologists are forecasting could create...

WATCH: Will Thundersnow Return To Chicago?

Posted 02.23.2012 | Chicago

At least 3 and possibly as much as 8 inches of snow is expected to fall in Chicago beginning Thursday evening as the area is under a winter weather ad...

Snowfall Could Make For A Messy Friday Night Rush Hour

Posted 02.10.2012 | Chicago

As snow already begins to fall in parts of Chicago in the early afternoon, meteorologists put the area under a winter weather advisory Friday. As m...

5 To 8 Inches Of Snow Expected To Fall Friday

Posted 01.20.2012 | Chicago

Frigid temperatures in the Chicago area gave way to as much as 8 expected inches of snowfall that began Friday morning. The National Weather Servic...

Snowfall Ends Early, But Bitter Cold Remains

Posted 01.13.2012 | Chicago

A winter storm warning for the Chicago area was called off six hours early, at 3 a.m., Friday, but the aftereffects of the city's first significant sn...

Snow Causes Travel Headaches In Chicago

Posted 01.12.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's mild winter came to an abrupt end Thursday when the season's first significant snowstorm brought what could total as much as 8 inches of the...

Chicago's Mild Winter Continues, For Now

Posted 01.10.2012 | Chicago

Temperatures in Chicago could reached 50 degrees on Tuesday, and the mild winter streak that some Windy City residents can get used to will continue i...

Snow! Finally!

Posted 12.09.2011 | Chicago

You may not be able to build a snowman, but the overnight precipitation did mark the first measurable snowfall of the season in Chicago -- which is on...

Still Without Snow In Chicago, One Suburb Improvises

Posted 12.08.2011 | Chicago

As Chicago approaches one of the longest snow-free Decembers in its history, possible flurries Thursday threaten to usher the city, finally, into the ...

City's Wait For Measurable Snowfall Should Be Over Soon

Posted 12.06.2011 | Chicago

Although numerous meteorologists have indicated that Chicago is in for a doozy of a snow-filled winter this season, measurable snowfall has continued ...

Snow Coming Wednesday?

Posted 01.09.2012 | Chicago

Chicago could see its first snowfall of the season late Wednesday as temperatures are expected to dip and rain could turn into snowflakes. Though t...

Chicago's Upcoming Winter Expected To Be Nation's Worst

Posted 12.05.2011 | Chicago

If you thought winter in Chicago couldn't possibly get more intense than last year's blizzaster, get ready for this one: Long-range forecasters are ex...