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  • Get ready for the deep freeze

    Get ready for the deep freeze
    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...
  • Frigid weather to make its first appearance of winter

    Frigid weather to make its first appearance of winter
    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...
  • Chicago to feel bitter cold thanks to wind chill tonight

    Chicago to feel bitter cold thanks to wind chill tonight
    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...
  • Still in the deep freeze: Dangerous wind chills today

    Still in the deep freeze: Dangerous wind chills today
    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...
  • Blanket of snow to follow today's dusting

    Blanket of snow to follow today's dusting
    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...
  • Freezing rain, fog on weather menu today

    Freezing rain, fog on weather menu today
    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...
  • Winter weather advisory for Chicagoland tonight

    Winter weather advisory for Chicagoland tonight
    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....
  • When will the Chicago River freeze?

    When will the Chicago River freeze?
    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...
  • New Year's Day snaps streak that made 2012 warmest year in Chicago

    New Year's Day snaps streak that made 2012 warmest year in Chicago
    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,...
  • Snow, high winds, messy commute -- but maybe a white Christmas too

    Snow, high winds, messy commute -- but maybe a white Christmas too
    A winter storm whipped by high winds is expected to hit the Chicago area just in time for the evening rush hour Thursday, dumping up to 4 inches here but maybe a foot or more in Wisconsin where a blizzard warning has been issued. But on the bright side...
  • First snowstorm of season fails to measure up

    First snowstorm of season fails to measure up
    Chicago's first snowstorm of the season fell short of expectations, dumping far less than the 6 inches predicted for some areas and creating little of the havoc that hit the western part of the state and Wisconsin. But it was still enough -- barely -- to...
  • 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...