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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 ...

Brutal Cold Grips Chicago While More Snow Could Be Coming

Posted 12.12.2013 | Chicago

If you've been putting off buying a real winter coat or perhaps a sassy balaclava, it's officially time to bundle up, Chicago. Temperatures in the ...

City Sees Earliest Sub-Zero Temp In 18 Years, More Snow Coming

Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

Now this is what you call a "cold snap," LA. It's so bitterly cold outside in Chicago, it might come as a surprise to some to learn that it's techn...

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 ...

Weekend Chill Coldest Weather City Has Seen Since January

Posted 11.25.2013 | Chicago

Yes, Chicago, it was really, really cold this weekend. In fact, that chilly blast was the coldest weather the city has seen in some 10 months. The ...

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...

Snow, 'Graupel' Could Be In Chicago's Near Future

Posted 10.20.2013 | Chicago

Chicago just might be getting its first snowfall of the season next Monday. According to NBC Chicago, a mix of rain and some wet snow could fall Mo...

1 Man Dead, Thousands Without Power After Violent Storms

Posted 09.19.2013 | Chicago

One man is dead after violent storms slammed Chicago Wednesday night, trapping the man in a sewer amid heavy rains that brought flash floods, power ou...

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 ...

Heat Advisory Issued For Thursday, Friday As Temps Soar

Posted 07.18.2013 | Chicago

It's official: While most of the nation remains in the grips of a sweltering heat wave, Chicago's first heat advisory of the year has been issued. ...

Tuesday Was Chicago's Hottest Day In 11 Months, Relief Still Days Away

Posted 07.17.2013 | Chicago

Looking for relief from the heat, Chicago? You'll have to wait at least a few more days. The official high temperature hit 92 in Chicago on Tuesday...

Sweltering Temps Expected In Potentially 'Dangerous' Heat Wave

Posted 07.16.2013 | Chicago

Bad news for Chicagoans already working the air conditioners into overtime: another heat wave is on its way and is expected to blast the area with tem...

Heavy Rain Closes Part Of Edens, Causes Widespread Delays

Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

Heavy rain early Wednesday morning was the culprit behind flash flooding in the northern Chicago area ahead of yet more storms that remain in the fore...

More Severe Weather Expected After Fast-Moving Storm Hits Chicago

Posted 06.27.2013 | Chicago

The day after a powerful storm system hit the Chicago area, knocking out power to thousands and knocking over more than its fair share of trees, more ...

First Day Of Summer Brings Year's First Heat Wave, Possible Storms

Posted 06.21.2013 | Chicago

It might finally be time to install those window air-conditioning units, Chicago. The first day of summer Friday is expected to be the first in a s...

PHOTOS: No Derecho, But Storms Weren't Short On Drama

Posted 06.13.2013 | Chicago

Though threats of a derecho never panned out in Chicago, storms still left tens of thousands of area homes without power Wednesday evening and caused ...

Windy City In Crosshairs Of 'High Risk' Storm

Posted 06.12.2013 | Chicago

Chicago and the surrounding areas spent much of Wednesday bracing for a major storm the National Weather Service called "high risk," the most perilous...

Thousands Without Power After Storms Slam Chicago Area

Posted 05.29.2013 | Chicago

Thousands in the Chicago area were left without power Wednesday morning after a powerful storm system hit late Tuesday into early Wednesday. While ...