| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:11 PM
A cold front moves over Chicago overnight that will send temperatures plunging, with below-zero possible early next week.
But no major precipitation is expected soon, meaning a lack-of-snow record will get longer.
As of early today, National Weather...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 6:14 PM
It feels like winter now that frigid air is gripping Chicago, but it may look like it if the city's snowless streak ends Thursday.
The National Weather Service is calling for sustained low temperatures and subzero wind chills through midweek. And snow...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Chicagoans, brace yourselves for a brisk couple of days.
The National Weather Service says temperatures in the metro area could fall below zero, making today the coldest of the winter season to date.
Morning temperatures started in the low teens and...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Brace yourself and bundle up.
After a night when temperatures dipped to the low single digits, "they're not going to move a whole lot today," said Mark Ratzer, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.
Temperatures may not break 10 degrees...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Frigid winds blowing off Lake Michigan brought a dusting of fluffy snow to portions of the lakefront today, but some real snow is expected by morning.
Lake-effect snow was heavy in northern Indiana and parts of lower Michigan, and the winds brought a bit...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 12:59 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory for northeast Illinois that warns of an ice storm that is expected to last until 9 p.m. this evening.
A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain hit the Chicago area around noon, but there...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 2:51 PM
After a few days of warmth, winter returns to Chicago today, with temperatures dropping to more seasonal levels and a snowstorm scheduled to hit overnight.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:49 AM
The temperature plummeted earlier this week, and next week's projections are looking even colder. As temperatures below freezing hit more consistently, the Chicago River continues to flow, which begs the question, how cold does it need to be for the river...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The first day of 2013 was one thing 2012 was not – bitterly cold.
Following the warmest year on record in Chicago, the new year arrived with a frigid slap as the temperature failed to climb above freezing for first time the since Feb. 25, 2012,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:42 AM
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...
| Apr 19, 2013
One could say that Judy Gibbons started prepping for her latest endeavor as a real estate agent 46 years ago today.
That's because on April 21, 1967, a 9-year-old Gibbons huddled under the basement steps of her Barrington home with her mother, four...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:57 PM
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...