| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:24 PM
A wind advisory has been extended until 6 p.m. today for the Chicago area.
WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling said gusts of 60 mph were recorded at Midway Airport. That the strongest winds registered there "since a July 24, 2012 t-storm in which 65 mph...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Another inch of snow is forecast for Tuesday, but it isn't expected to hamper commuters who began the week driving to work in the heaviest snow to hit the Chicago area in nearly a year.
The snow is predicted to hit Chicago by the middle of the day,...
| 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,...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 7:39 AM
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...