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January Was Chicago's Third Snowiest Ever.. And More's Coming

Posted 02.03.2014 | Chicago

Can't remember a January with this much, practically non-stop snowfall? There's a good reason for that, Chicago. Though just less than a half inch ...

We're In Deep (Freeze), Chicago

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

After the polar vortex and the clipper system that followed it, there's just one way to describe Chicago's current state of winter weather: Bitter. ...

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 ...

Another Blast Of Extreme Cold Bound For Chicago

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

More frigid, "Chiberia"-esque weather is again in Chicago's near future. After a "clipper" system brought heavy snow to some parts of the Chicago a...

Snow, Arctic Cold Returning To Chicago

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Get ready for more snow and cold, Chicago! The Windy City is about to be hit by a clipper system on Saturday that could bring as much as 5 inches t...

Chicago Emerges From Deep Freeze, Now Comes The Thawing

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Though temperatures in Chicago are soaring into the double digits for the first time in days Wednesday, the impact is still very much being felt of th...

LOOK: These Photos Of Chicago Under Ice Are Pretty Surreal

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

With temperatures in Chicago hobbling above zero for the first time in 37 hours Tuesday afternoon, it appears some relief is finally within sight for ...

Yep, It's Even Too Cold For Polar Bears In Chicago

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

The weather in Chicago was so frigid Monday that it proved too chilly for the city's most popular polar bear. DNAinfo Chicago reported Anana, the L...

Chicago Remains Under Record-Breaking Deep Freeze For Second Day

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Though an end appears in sight for Chicago's deep freeze -- as temperatures are expected to finally rebound above zero by Tuesday evening -- the frigi...

City Hits New Record Low As Brutal Deep Freeze Begins

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Monday is officially a day for the record books in Chicago. The temperature at O'Hare hit 15 degrees below zero at 7 a.m. on Monday, breaking the p...

Weather Leads To Major Delays On Most CTA Lines

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Story by Emily Morris, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: CHICAGO — Commuters facing bitter cold temperatures were also met with major CTA "L" and Metra d...

#ChiBeria? City Prepares For Near-Record Brutal Cold After More Snow

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Snowy, cold, windy weather in Chicago already caused nearly 1,200 flight cancelations Sunday morning -- and the weather is only supposed to get worse ...

More Snow In Chicago Ahead Of Dangerous, Near-Record Cold

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Hope you're not tired of snow, Chicago -- because it looks like we're about to get more of it. Most of the Chicago area is under a winter storm war...

Lake-Effect Snow Dumps Several More Inches On Chicago

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Updated story Some parts of the Chicago area were already slammed with over a foot of snow as of Thursday morning, when lake-effect snow kicked in,...

Winter Storm Could Mean Big Headaches For Holiday Travelers In Chicago

Posted 12.20.2013 | Chicago

A winter storm expected to move through Chicago over the weekend could spell trouble as the holiday travel weekend begins at the city's O'Hare and Mid...

City Prepares For More Snow Friday Into Saturday

Posted 12.16.2013 | Chicago

Though Chicago is getting a break from the arctic temperatures the city has had to deal with in recent days, the Windy City's expected to get another ...

Snow, Frigid Weather Grips Chicago

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Chicago's first major snowfall of the season on Sunday left slick roads and bitter temperatures in its wake, causing headaches for travelers through M...

Bitter Cold Replaces Spring-Like Temperatures In Chicago

Posted 12.05.2013 | Chicago

Get ready for a big chill, Chicago. After the city enjoyed unseasonably spring-like temperatures approaching 60 degrees on Wednesday, Chicago will ...

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...

Halloween Rain Makes For Slick Roads, Wet Trick-Or-Treating

Posted 10.31.2013 | Chicago

It's going to be a wet Halloween, Chicago. After more than 2 inches of rain fell overnight, some minor flooding was reported on area roadways, caus...

Scorching Heat Wave Brings Near-Record Temps

Posted 08.27.2013 | Chicago

The dog days of summer stretch on as the Chicago area braces for near-record heat starting Tuesday and stretching throughout the week. Temperature...

Brief, Intense Storms Precede Mild Lolla Weekend Weather

Posted 08.02.2013 | Chicago

After heavy rains late Thursday night, Chicago is headed into the the 2013 Lollapalooza weekend with threats of isolated severe storms and heavy rain ...

Late July Or Mid-October? City Shatters 30-Year Weather Record

Posted 07.29.2013 | Chicago

Chicagoans were sent digging for their jackets over the weekend as temperatures plunged to record-setting lows. Saturday's high temperature only hi...

Thunderstorms, Massive Cooldown Ahead Friday

Posted 07.26.2013 | Chicago

It's shaping up to be a wet, stormy Friday, Chicago. According to the National Weather Service, rain showers and thunderstorms are expected to begi...

Weather Service Warns 'Rogue' Lakefront Waves Could Hit 15 Feet

Posted 07.23.2013 | Chicago

Visitors to Chicago's lakefront on Tuesday will need to be careful, the National Weather Service is warning. According to the NWS, swimmers should ...