If you walked outside, you wouldn’t believe today is the first day of spring. But there it is, right on the calendar, March 20. Spring has sprung.
A homeless man is the third person in Cook County to die of cold exposure since November, according to an autopsy conducted Saturday afternoon.
A homeless man found near a University of Illinois at Chicago student center is the second person in Cook County to die of cold exposure.
It’s still technically summer for a few more days, but temperatures on Tuesday are a far cry even from the conditions Chicago saw back in March around St. Patrick’s Day.
Good gravy. It is still so stupid hot. Even if it’s not triple digits, this is still gross. My shirt is holding onto every inch of my back. Walking is hard. Biking makes me feel and smell like a surly viking. THIS MUST STOP. Let’s go cool off and remember that we live in an age where for the low, low cost of our children’s future with an ozone layer, we can be cold right now – YEAH! Besides, they’ll probably invent totally green-recyclable-organic A/C units that make the rainforest glow with Gaia’s energy. We deserve to be cold, and the kids will fix it! DOUBLE YEAH!
It is the first day of June and the first day of meteorological summer, but it feels more like late fall as the temperature remains stuck in the 50s.
It was only this past Sunday – a mere four days ago – that the temperature hit 97 degrees, but it all feels like a few months ago now as Chicago sits shivering in slippers and sweatshirts this Thursday.
The Memorial Day weekend with temperatures that would have felt hot even in July is a memory now, as the mercury drops to levels reminiscent of late March Wednesday afternoon.
Cloud cover will supplant the largely sunny skies in the Chicago area later Friday, and on Saturday, you’d be best advised to close all the windows and drape yourself in a blanket for the day.
The already chilly temperatures will be falling through the afternoon as a cold front passes through, to the point where the mercury won’t even crack the 50-degree mark on Saturday.
The heat wave in March might as well have been last summer, as temperatures apropos of winter made a return overnight.
This Cubs Opening Day won’t be setting any records for cold, but it will require a jacket – and your plants will require protection overnight as a freeze threatens the area.
A high-pressure ridge is keeping the skies clear and sunny, but temperatures will remain nippy throughout the day and the rest of the work week.
The snow is done falling, but conditions remain chilly and dreary until the next system brings rain on Wednesday.
Conditions remain clear and dry, but cold, for the remainder of the day.
Thursday’s brutal cold temperatures were expected to usher in as many as eight inches of snow Friday for some areas.
A new study says driving with a bad cold might be like getting behind the wheel under the influence. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
Chicagoans no longer have the luxury of living in denial of winter, with patches of snow on the ground, and wind chills as frigid as 10 degrees in the midday hours.
Temperatures will stay colder than we have seen in recent days, as skies remain cloudy with the occasional peek of sunshine.
Mostly sunny, but seasonably chilly conditions will continue through the day, with a high of 35 degrees.
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