Chicago Weather

North Avenue Beach

In Chicago, ‘Picture Perfect’ Weather Days Are Rare

By most reasonable measures, the weather on Thursday morning could be described as “picture perfect.”



Cool Week Ahead For Chicago Area

The Chicago area is drying out after some rain showers Monday morning and the rest of the day is forecast to be cloudy and cool.


Storm Clouds In Vernon Hills

Weather Pattern: Cloudy With A Chance Of More Clouds?

Chicagoans could be easily excused for feeling as if they are constantly walking under a dark cloud.


Global Temps

2014 Chicago Has Been Coldest In 110 Years

This year has not only been one of the coldest in Chicago, it is also one of the few places on the entire planet that was colder than average this year.


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Chicago Winter Forecast Could Be Wild In 2014-15

Meteorologists don’t take much stock in predictions from the Farmer’s Almanac, which is calling for a frigid winter season, but there are more scientific signs that Chicago would see a wild one in 2014-15.


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Amazing Radar Image Shows Devastating One-Two Weather Punch

Last night’s storms were the equivalent of a boxer throwing a stiff jab followed by a devastating hook.


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The Amazing View Above The Chicago Fog Will Blow Your Mind

For much of this past week, the city’s skyline has gone AWOL.


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.


Snow Shoveling

Snow Tonight, Yes, Snow Tonight In Chicago Area

Here is the latest guidance from the National Weather Service: It will snow tonight.


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.


The scene in Logan Square after the Blizzard Of 1979. (Credit: You Tube/JoAnn Elam)

Blizzard Of 1979 Makes Pain Of Winter 2014 A Bit More Bearable

For all of the snow that has piled up here, Chicago has avoided “The Big One.”


Ice covers the shore at 31st Street Beach 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)

Coping Strategies For Dealing With Vortex Of Cold

It’s been a constant cycle for weeks, and the constant snow and brutal cold is beginning to take it’s toll on our psyche.


Cold Chicago weather. (CBS)

Bitter Cold, Snow Expected This Weekend

Unseasonably cold weather will stick around Chicago for the next week, with a chance of snow accumulation this weekend.


Arctic Air Mass Brings Deep Freeze To Midwest, Northeast

Freeze Warning Issued For Chicago Area

It may be time to break out the hat and gloves.


Rain against window (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Storms Likely On Monday Afternoon, Evening

Warm, humid air over Chicago is likely to create some strong, isolated thunderstorms around the evening rush hour on Monday.


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Warmup To Near Record Temps On Friday

The day after Chicago set a “snowless” record, the area is expected to experience near-record high temperatures.


Weather Forecast

Typical Temps Today, But Big Warmup Possible

Chicago will likely set a record for the most days without at least an inch of snow on the ground, and there is little prospect for any measurable snowfall for the next week.


Thursday Snow Fall

Winter Storm Hits Chicagoland

A strong storm with rain, snow and high winds hit Chicagoland on Thursday and caused thousands of power outages and flight cancellations at the city’s two major airports.


Grass and leaf covered in frost. (Daniel Berehulak/ Getty Images)

Sub-Freezing Temps Could Arrive Overnight

It could be back to reality for early April — complete with freezing temperatures.


A jogger runs along Lake Michigan. (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Record High Temperature Set For Fourth Consecutive Day

For the fourth day in a row, a record-setting high temperature has been set in Chicago.