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  • Temperatures climb into upper 40s as thaw begins

    Temperatures climb into upper 40s as thaw begins
    The winter storm that rumbled across the Chicago area Monday dumped more than 8 inches of snow in places, but much of that could be gone by the end of the week as southerly winds bring a brief thaw. Today's temperatures broke above freezing for the first...
  • A 'powerhouse' punch of snow, sleet, freezing rain, thunderstorms

    A 'powerhouse' punch of snow, sleet, freezing rain, thunderstorms
    A "powerhouse storm" will hit the Chicago area late tonight through Thursday morning, packing thunderstorms, freezing rain, sleet and maybe some heavy snow, the National Weather Service warns. Temperatures could reach the lower 50s by Thursday...
  • 'Full-purpose winter storm' looms

     'Full-purpose winter storm' looms
    It is fitting perhaps that this winter would give the Chicago area a wisp of spring hope, only to wallop the region with yet another storm. This one could be a "powerhouse" that might feature flooding, a mix of snow, sleet, rain and hail. And, yes, 50...
  • Flood warnings for parts of Des Plaines, DuPage rivers

    Flood warnings for parts of Des Plaines, DuPage rivers
    Strong winds and icy roads made for a difficult commute this morning as a powerful storm lingered for a second day and triggered flood warnings along the Des Plaines and DuPage rivers. Up to an inch and a half of rain has fallen across the Chicago...
  • This winter ends up third in cold, snowfall

    This winter ends up third in cold, snowfall
    Complaints from winter-worn Chicagoans are warranted. The weather for the past three months has broken into the top three snowiest and coldest winters on record. Between the months of December and February, known as the meteorological winter, 67.4...
  • Snowstorm on way; weather service issues advisory, city crews hit the streets

    Snowstorm on way; weather service issues advisory, city crews hit the streets
    The Chicago area could see an inch of snow tonight and maybe another six or more from New Year's Eve through the morning of Jan. 2, according to the National Weather Service. "This week as a whole looks cold and potentially snowy at times for Chicago,"...
  • 5 inches or more of snow this evening through Wednesday morning

    5 inches or more of snow this evening through Wednesday morning
    A winter storm is expected to continue until daybreak Wednesday, marking the 33rd and 34th days we've seen measurable snow this winter. "It's going to be spreading north into the area, moving into the South Side of Chicago mid-to-late this afternoon,...
  • 8th snowiest winter and another storm on the way

    8th snowiest winter and another storm on the way
    This winter already ranks as the 8th snowiest on record in Chicago and has a good chance of climbing the charts this weekend when another storm is expected to hit. The latest snowfall from Tuesday evening through Wednesday totaled 7 inches at the city'...
  • Snow fouls another morning commute

    Snow fouls another morning commute
    Gusting snow stopped and delayed Metra trains, canceled hundreds of flights at O'Hare and Midway airports and caused spinouts and tortuous commutes this morning. Switching problems at Lake Street caused 20-minute delays on the Union Pacific North,...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • 2013 Honda Civic Long-Term Mileage Update

     
    It looks like unseasonably cold temperatures in the Chicago area have impacted our 2013 Honda Civic's fuel economy. Last month we observed the lowest-recorded fill-up yet at 23.81 mpg, quite far from the highest 42.83 mpg rating we recorded in......
  • Frigid Friday, week of bitter cold expected

    Frigid Friday, week of bitter cold expected
    The cold weather that moved into the Chicago area Thursday will linger for at least a week, meteorologists say. Friday will bring the coldest daytime temperatures since February, with an expected high of just 22 degrees and wind chills in the teens,...