An experiment in the science lab went awry Thursday afternoon, triggering a smoke alarm. That caused the evacuation of some 2,000 students and staff out of warm classrooms.
When it comes to dressing for the cold, we’ve come a long way from long johns and turtle necks.
Cold weather is forcing an Aurora homeless shelter to stay open around the clock, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Tuesday morning’s frigid weather created something of a spectacle along the lakefront. The bitter cold air over the relatively warm water of the lake created fog that swirled in the wind.
The Chicago area has a frigid week ahead, with temperatures not expected to climb out of the 20s until Saturday, except a brief chance of flirting with 30 on Wednesday.
Keep your hat and scarf handy. You might not need them this morning, but you’ll be thankful you have them this afternoon and tonight, as temperatures are expected to drop as much as 25 degrees by Wednesday morning.
Remnants of Super Typhoon Nuri were moving off the Japanese coast, and expected to reach Alaska’s western Aleutian Islands over the weekend. Next week, the storm will bring bitter cold weather to the Chicago area.
Airlines at O’Hare International Airport have canceled 350 flights due to winter weather conditions, while 100 flights were canceled at Midway International Airport as of 8:15 a.m., the city’s Department of Aviation said.
Finally, something good associated with the brutally low temperatures.
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.
The sun did not have little babies overnight.
Both the Union Pacific and Metra stressed that Friday’s meeting was meant to explain — not justify — what happened earlier this month. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Here’s a positive about living in Chiberia during a polar vortex.
While many of us were cursing the weather last week, a west suburban ski resort was making good use out of the cold snap.
First came the snow, then the bitter cold. Temperatures dipped to 3 below zero overnight at O’Hare, with wind chills of 15 below.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakely reports this is the 25th year for this celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe at the Maryville Academy Shrine in Des Plaines and this one may be the coldest yet.
The snow might be over, after dumping up to 3 inches of flakes on the Chicago area early Wednesday, but residents are still bracing for the second blast of subzero temperatures in three days.
With wind chills well below zero, the best advice is to simply stay indoors. However, that’s obviously not always possible.
With frigid temperatures in Chicago likely to stick around for the rest of the week, the city of Chicago has plenty of options for residents to keep warm.
Chicagoans were hit with the coldest December temperatures in nearly 20 years on Tuesday, and the Wednesday morning commute could be a challenge as the area will get hit with more snow.