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  • Chicago's deep freeze returning Sunday night

    Chicago's deep freeze returning Sunday night
    After several inches of snow fell Sunday morning, the next winter weather story is the start of what could be the longest stretch of subzero temperatures the Chicago area has seen in decades. A winter weather advisory is in effect from 3 a.m. Sunday...
  • Chicago bracing for second deep-freeze in a month

    Chicago bracing for second deep-freeze in a month
    For the second time in less than a month, predictions of dangerous subzero temperatures have closed many Chicago-area schools Monday, invited transportation delays and added to a general fatigue over the unrelenting chill and unusually high snowfall....
  • Brutal cold: Is this really unusual or just a bout of winter weather?

    Brutal cold: Is this really unusual or just a bout of winter weather?
    Arctic air is once again sweeping the nation east of the Rockies, hitting the East and mid-Atlantic states with frigid weather, with temperatures on average 20 to 30 degrees below normal throughout the region, according to the National Weather Service....
  • Cold keeps grip on Chicago for a second day

    Cold keeps grip on Chicago for a second day
    Many Chicago-area schools will again be closed Tuesday, dozens of the day's flights have been canceled and some area attractions will be shuttered, with the subzero chill maintaining its grip on the region for another day. But if there was a silver...
  • Reason to celebrate? Temperatures rise above zero

    Reason to celebrate? Temperatures rise above zero
    Chicagoans finally got some relief from the bitter cold this afternoon – if you call above-zero temperatures a relief. At about 1 p.m. Tuesday, temperatures rose to 2 at O'Hare International Airport, marking the first time in about 33 hours --...
  • Smooth commute as subzero cold retreats, for now

    Smooth commute as subzero cold retreats, for now
    Trains were running, planes were flying, mostly, morning traffic was moving and the kids were back in school as the subzero cold retreats for the next few days. For the first time since Sunday, dawn broke above zero.  Just 2 above, but better than the...
  • Deadly storms spawn more than 80 reports of tornadoes in Midwest

    Deadly storms spawn more than 80 reports of tornadoes in Midwest
    The scale of Sunday's deadly storms became clearer today: Six people dead in Illinois, hundreds of homes flattened and splintered, more than 80 tornadoes reported through the Midwest, 358 reports of damaging winds, 40 reports of large hail. Since 1986,...
  • Hundreds injured, many displaced by Midwest tornadoes

    After a spate of rare late-season tornadoes ripped through the Midwest on Sunday and killed at least eight people, local and state officials struggled Tuesday to quantify damage, information needed to secure federal aid.  Illinois was hit hardest when...
  • Halloween forecast: Rainy with above normal temperatures

    Halloween forecast: Rainy with above normal temperatures
    Temperatures are expected to be above normal for Halloween later this week but rain is also in the forecast. WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling is predicting showers for Thursday, with possible thunderstorms. The rain should last into the evening....
  • Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace

    Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace
    The first snow of the season hit the Chicago area midday, the leading edge of a fast-moving storm that left a dusting or more of snow on the ground in some places and tied a record for snowfall at Chicago's official weather station for Oct. 22. Around...
  • Thunderstorms move through Chicago area

    Thunderstorms move through Chicago area
    Thunderstorms moved through the southern part of the Chicago area late this afternoon, bringing 60 mpn winds and torrential rain in some places. A line of thunderstorms heaed east from Lockport in the far south and southwest suburbs. Summerlike...
  • Thunderstorms on weather menu today

    Thunderstorms on weather menu today
    The bad news: The weather system that wreaked havoc across Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota yesterday will hit Chicago today. The good news: We aren't going to get the 37 inches of snow that fell in Lead, S.D. Friday. A cold front heading into the...