Skyline of Chicago taken from Willis Tower. (CBS)

Remember Chiberia? A 120 Degree Temperature Swing This Weekend

Here’s a mind-blowing factoid: This weekend will feel 120 degrees warmer than it did just over four months ago.


Steam rises from the Chicago River as temperatures drop below zero January 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The city is bracing for another round of severe cold as temperatures are expected to drop to -15 to -20 degrees this evening and wind chills are anticipated as low as -25 to -45 degrees through Wednesday morning. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Meet The Man Who Coined The Word ‘Chiberia’

Who came up with the word Chiberia?


Ice forms along the shore of Lake Michigan as temperatures hovered around -10 degrees on January 28, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2014 Winter Has Most Days At Zero Or Below In History

The unrelenting, bitter winter of 2013-14 is by one measure the coldest season in the history of Chicago.


Snow covers cars on a Chicago neighborhood street. (Credit: Chris Martinez)

More Snow Forecast For Chicago This Weekend

While the temperatures have moderated somewhat, it comes with a price: More snow is expected this weekend.


Pamela Jones

VIDEO: CBS 2 Reporter Pam Jones Shows You How To Dress In ‘Chiberia’

When CBS 2 reporter Pamela Jones needs to get on a story quickly during this hellish Chicago winter, she has a system.


Chicago Commuters Continue To Battle Another Winter Storm

Chicago Vs. Siberia: Which One Wins?

All this talk about how Chicago has become Siberia–or Chiberia–got us to wondering: Just how cold is it these days in that part of the former Soviet Union?


Bikes at a Divvy bike station in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Divvy Bike Stations To Close Sunday Afternoon Due To Severe Cold

Divvy bicycle stations will close today ahead of the historically frigid airmass bearing down on Chicago later tonight that many have dubbed “ChiBeria.”