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Chicago Winter Weather

This Winter Is Officially Chicago's Coldest In 30 Years

Posted 02.07.2014 | Green

It's official: Chicago hasn't seen a winter this chilly in three decades. And it's still far from over. WGN meteorologist Tom Skilling notes Friday...

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 ...

Polar Vortex Snow Melt Gives Way To Flood Warning

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

Ew, gross. Those two words can sum up what's happening with Chicago's weather this week. After the biting cold temps and heavy snowfall from t...

City's First Snow Of The Season Fell Tuesday

Posted 10.22.2013 | Chicago

Chicagoans awoke to a deep chill Tuesday morning with a freeze warning overnight and the possibility of early evening snowfall. That possibility 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. ...

Many Get A White Christmas, More Snow On The Way Soon?

Posted 12.26.2012 | Chicago

Contrary to most weather forecasters' predictions, many Chicagoans got to experience a white Christmas on Tuesday. The snow began falling around 9 ...

Thursday Storm Could Halt Record City's Snowless Streak

Posted 12.17.2012 | Chicago

Whether Chicagoans are rejoicing the mild weather or cursing the snowless holiday season, one thing can't be denied: the city has been flurry-free for...

Chicago Could See Snow Tonight, Cool Temperatures Through Weekend

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's been a gloomy few days in Chicago, and it's about to get gloomier: the National Weather Service said the city could see snow Wednesday afternoon....

Chicago Hit With Winter Weather

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoland woke up to blanket of white Saturday morning. Snowfall began late Friday night, leaving anywhere from a trace to up to 3 inches of snow...

Chicago Will Be Snowy, But Overall A 'Kinder And Gentler' Winter Expected

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While most Chicagoans don't have winter on their minds on a 90-plus-degree August day, perhaps some news about what is to come in the colder months wi...

Chicago Weather: Tuesday Snaps 97-Day Streak Of Sub-50 Degree Weather

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Temperatures finally reached 50 degrees in Chicago on Tuesday, after 97 consecutive days without getting that warm. The streak was the fifth-longest ...