Cold Temperatures

Temperatures Drop Near Zero Degrees In Chicago

Light Snow To Follow Dangerously Bitter Cold In Chicago

A National Weather Service wind chill advisory for northern Illinois and Indiana went into effect at 8 p.m. Saturday and is slated to run until 9 a.m. Sunday.


Pedestrians brave the cold weather as they make their way down the street during the start of a severe cold snap. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Temperatures Dropping As Cold Front Arrives Before Valentine’s Day

The temperature will continue to drop through the day Wednesday, falling into the mid-20s by the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. That’s warm compared to Thursday, when the high is only expected to reach into the single digits and low teens.


Cold Thermometer

Chilling Weekend Weather Ahead For Chicago

A cold weekend is in store for Chicago, with temperatures and wind chills expected to approach the lowest recorded so far this year.


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Snow Falls As High Temperatures Hover Near Record Lows

The high at 7:15 a.m. was expected to be 47 degrees — one degree lower than the lowest high set on Oct. 4, 1935, National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Donofrio said.


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 in Naperville (Ken Blazer)

Late Snowfall Leaves Roads A Mess; Temperatures Just Shy Of Record

Monday night’s snowfall dropped 1.4 inches at O’Hare International Airport, pushing the seasonal total to 82 inches, just shy of the 2nd most seasonal snowfall for Chicago – when 82.3 inches fell in the winter of 1977-78.


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How To Make Sure Your Furnace Works As Temperatures Drop

How to detect furnace issues this fall.

WBBM Newsradio–09/24/2012

Cold Chicago weather. (CBS)

Temperatures In The Teens On Tap For This Week

Come Friday, if you forget your winter coat, hat and gloves, you’ll be sorry.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

Cars are buried in snow on Lake Shore Drive after the Blizzard of 2011. (Credit: "Rock"/User Photo)

City Says It’s Ready For Brutal Winter

The City of Chicago says it’s ready for the worst when it comes to winter weather.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Rain Raindrops Storm Weather

Rain To Bring Colder Temperatures

Rain is expected to move into the Chicago area Saturday and bring colder temperatures the remainder of the week.



Expert: Despite Cold Weather, Daffodils Are Safe

You needn’t weep for your daffodils, even if the weekend frost turned them a little brown around the edges.

WBBM Newsradio–03/28/2011

Thermostat (CBS)

Why Women Feel Colder Than Men

With bitter cold temperatures on their way to Chicago, there will surely be some fights over how high to set the thermostat.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

Snow Shoveling

Snow To Pile Up This Weekend

This weekend, you’re sure to need a winter coat, and you’re likely to need a snow shovel too.