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  • Record 281 days -- and counting -- without snow

    Record 281 days -- and counting -- without snow
    As of midnight Monday, Chicago officially broke the record for longest stretch between measurable snowfalls at 281 days. And, with very little chance of precipitation this week, the area’s snowlessness could break another record. The latest date...
  • December's off to a warm start

    December's off to a warm start
    The month of December is off to a record-breaking, unlikely start, with temperatures hovering in the mid-60s, and there's an added bonus  -- no snow in sight for the week. Today's forecast includes those unseasonably warm temperatures with a chance of...
  • 'Spring in December' could bring 70-degree day Monday

    'Spring in December' could bring 70-degree day Monday
    A foggy evening tonight should cap a day the National Weather Service is calling part of "Spring in December," but there's a chance Monday could see only the third 70-degree December day since record-keeping began in Chicago. Before today, Chicago had...
  • 'Spring in December' brings 70-degree temps throughout area

    'Spring in December' brings 70-degree temps throughout area
    Temperatures in Chicago hit 70 degrees in December for only the third time in recorded history Monday, prompting Chicagoans to dress like they did a season ago. So Angela Beata boldly strolled around the city with her legs bare in a miniskirt and her...
  • Widespread flooding closes expressways, many streets

    Widespread flooding closes expressways, many streets
    Flooding spawned by as much as 5 inches of rain closed the Edens, Eisenhower and Kennedy expressways this morning as a second wave of thunderstorms moves through the Chicago area. The Edens Expressway was closed between Foster and Touhy avenues and...
  • Be thankful for today's mild weather

    Be thankful for today's mild weather
    Thanksgiving in Chicago is nice this year, with mild temperatures flirting with the 60s -- but a change is on the way. Clouds and some showers are headed into the area and the thermometer will begin to drop. By the time leftover turkey omelets are served...
  • Storms drop hail, a little rain, but mild weekend continues

    Storms drop hail, a little rain, but mild weekend continues
    Short-lived but strong storms moved through the Chicago area midday today, leaving little real rain in most places, but dumping hail up to 1-1/2 inches in diameter in some western sububs. Forecasters had been predicting a sunnny afternoon and near...
  • Snowflakes follow steamy Sunday

    Snowflakes follow steamy Sunday
    Chicago's first snowfall of the season has arrived. Snowflakes started falling in the city Monday night, leaving a light dusting on some surfaces. The average date for the city's first snowfall is Oct. 30, according to the Chicago Weather Center. Last...
  • Spring storm makes for week of weird weather

    Spring storm makes for week of weird weather
    Officials warned today that a powerful spring storm will drag in a motley combination of cold, warmth, fog, and heavy rain with possible flooding, making for a weird weather week in Chicagoland.  The week started with morning rainstroms yesterday...
  • Subzero wind chills for first day of spring

    Subzero wind chills for first day of spring
    It may seem more like an infernal equinox. When spring arrives at 6:02 a.m. Wednesday, it's likely some areas around Chicago will be wincing from wind chills below zero. And while temperatures will warm up as the week goes along, there are rumblings...
  • Snowstorm heads out -- and winter with it?

    Snowstorm heads out -- and winter with it?
    The snowstorm that buried central and southern Illinois only skirted Chicago as it headed east -- and with it maybe the last of an unusual winter that seemed would never end. The storm dropped 17 inches of snow in Springfield, breaking the old record...
  • Crowds throng downtown for St. Patrick's Day festivities

    Crowds throng downtown for St. Patrick's Day festivities
    Chicago's St. Patrick's Day festivities brought thousands of people downtown today for the parade and the ritual dyeing of the Chicago river. A boat left a trail of lime green dye in the water about 10 a.m. as thousands  "ooohed" in the frigid...