Cold Weather

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Earliest Subzero Temps Since ’95; More Bitter Cold And Snow Coming

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.


A driver sweeps snow off a Volkswagen Beetle on Monday, after up to 3 inches of snow fell on Chicago on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Snow, Frigid Temps Persist All Week

If you’re headed to the airport today, make sure to check with your airline first, as more than 100 flights have been cancelled at O’Hare International Airport due to the weather.


Bears fans try to stay warm at Soldier Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bundle Up Bears Fans; Game Night Will Be A Cold One

By kickoff, it will be dangerously cold outside. Temperatures could be in the lower teens, and the wind chill could be nearly zero.


A view from beneath Chicago's Loop. (CBS)

Beneath Chicago Streets, Homeless Huddle In The Cold

There are an estimated 116,000 homeless in Chicago. Many of them camp out beneath the city, wrapped in tattered, filthy blankets. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.


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Frigid Temperatures Hit Chicago

It only takes a step outside to experience just how cold it is as frigid temperatures are expected throughout the day Sunday.


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Coldest Temps In Two Years Hit Chicago

Chicagoland woke up to some of the coldest temperatures in nearly two years on Tuesday, with temperatures hovering around zero–with wind chills around minus 10 to 15 degrees.


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Bitter Cold Doesn’t Stop Cyclists On Winter Bike To Work Day

The temperature rang in at 6 degrees early Friday morning, but some hearty souls decided to shrug it all off and bicycle to work.

WBBM Newsradio–01/20/2012

Gethesemane Garden Center has plenty of flowers, but people have been reluctant to buy them with the recent colder weather. That's expected to change now that temperatures are rising. (CBS)

Cold Weather Has Chilling Effect On Garden Centers

The warmer temperatures can’t come soon enough for garden centers and nurseries in the Chicago area — the soggy, chilly spring is keeping customers away.


Empty seats at Wrigley Field

Selig Has ‘No Concerns’ Over Cubs’ Attendance Drop

It’s no mystery that the attendance at this season’s Chicago Cubs games hasn’t been what it usually is, and according to MLB commissioner Bud Selig, that has nothing to do the team’s performance or the owners.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

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Ozzie: It’s ‘Very Stupid To Play In Cleveland Right Now’

There’s no snow in the forecast for Friday’s Chicago White Sox season opener in Cleveland, but there’s a high of 41 degrees and it should feel like it’s in the low 30s. So in other words, it’s not ideal baseball weather.

670 The Score–03/31/2011

A Chicago traffic management aide. (CBS)

Traffic Aides May Have The Coldest Job In Chicago

Traffic-control aides are exposed to the elements for hours on end, even during the coldest times of the year, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


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West Siders Overcome By Gas After Using Oven For Heat

Three people went to the hospital Thursday morning after residents of an apartment building used an oven for heat.


IDOT Zero Weather Patrol

Emergency Patrols Help Drivers In Brutal Cold

Emergency crews are out in force this morning, to make sure you don’t get stranded in the dangerous cold as you head out to work.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011


Some Still Jog In Subzero Wind Chills

The bitter cold weather wasn’t keeping the super-hearty from getting in their daily jog or walk.

WBBM Newsradio–12/13/2010

Cold Weather Bitter Bundled Up Winter Temperatures

Cold, Really Cold, Weather Ahead

If you think it’s cold now, just wait. The forecast calls for sharply colder weather next week, with daytime temperatures barely above single digits.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2010

Photo Of A Frozen Ditch. (AP Photo)

December’s Bitter Cold Exacts A Fatal Toll

The homeless and the sick can be most at risk when temperatures drop. The deaths of two homeless men found outdoors in Joliet over the past three days may both be related to the cold weather.


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Brutal Cold Leaves Chicago Shivering

Chicagoans are waking up to temperatures in the single-digits and wind chills in the negative range.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2010

Two Workers Shovel Out A Car In Winter Snow. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Winter Kit Designed To Keep You Safe For 3 Days

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