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Winter Weather Advisory For Far Northern, Western Suburbs; 115 Flights Canceled At O’Hare

As temperatures drop through the rest of the day on Monday, rain will turn to snow, and the far northern and western suburbs could get up to 3 inches by Tuesday.


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Cold Snap To Linger Until The Weekend

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.


Hundreds of flights were canceled at Midway International Airport and O'Hare International Airport on Thursday, due to a stormy forecast, and the effects of a fire at an FAA radar center last week. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Stormy Forecast Prompts Hundreds Of Canceled Flights At O’Hare And Midway

With thunderstorms likely to descend on the Chicago area starting Thursday afternoon, airlines have proactively canceled nearly 500 flights in Chicago.


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Tuesday’s Crisp Weather A Chilly Surprise After Monday’s Summery Temps

It’s a harsh reality for some of us. With Oct. 1 knocking on our door, fall and a possibly frigid winter loom ahead.



McDonald’s: 2014 Sales Forecast ‘At Risk’ In Wake Of Meat Scandal

The Oak Brook, Illinois-based company had previously said it expected the sales measure to be “relatively flat” for the year.


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Slightly Better Temperatures On The Way, But So Is Snow

We know, we know, you’ve heard this before. Temperatures will get a bit better this weekend, but as has become a seemingly constant refrain this winter, we’ll also see a fresh round of snow.


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

Forecasters And Groundhog Agree: 6 More Weeks Of Winter

A furry rodent with giant front teeth saw its shadow in Pennsylvania on Sunday, damning us to six more weeks of winter — a prediction that seems plausible to weather experts in Chicago who went to school and studied such things.


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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.


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Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms To Soak Chicago Area

Keep your umbrella handy today. Heavy rain and thunderstorms are moving through the Chicago area.


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Rain, Thunderstorms Ahead For Chicago Area, Snow Possible By Thursday

It’s looking like a messy week of weather for the Chicago area, with more rain likely on and off Tuesday, severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday, and even some snow possible Wednesday night into Thursday.


Punxsutawney Phil climbs on the shoulder of groundhog co-handler John Griffiths after Phil predicted an early spring when didn't see his shadow on Groundhog Day 2013. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Still Waiting For Spring, Maybe We Should Sue The Groundhog

It’s March 22, the third day of spring, but you’d never guess it by going outside or checking the forecast. So who do we blame for the lack of spring weather? Maybe we can follow the lead of an Ohio prosecutor, and take the groundhog to court.

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A load of salt is dumped into an Illinois Department of Transportation snow plow, in preparation for Tuesday's snowstorm. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Snow Forecast: Latest From Steve Baskerville

We just got a briefing from CBS 2’s meteorologist Steve Baskerville on the dynamics of Tuesday’s storm.


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Freezing Rain Advisory For Chicago Area

A freezing rain advisory for Chicago area.


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Brief, Intense Snowfall Expected This Afternoon

A fast-moving storm will create moderate to heavy snowfall for a couple of hours on Tuesday afternoon.


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Frigid Temperatures Take Over Across Chicagoland

Remember Tuesday? When Chicago set a record for warmth? Tonight, temperatures will be more than 60 degrees lower!



Chicago Sets A Record For Warmth, But Flooding Possible

hicago weather can be crazy in January, but this is one for the record books.


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The Streak Is Over: Chicago Finally Gets An Inch Of Snow

An inch of snowfall in January wouldn’t typically even be noticed by most Chicagoans, but this year is a bit different.


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Chicago Halfway Through Winter–In Case You Haven’t Noticed.

We are at the halfway point of what experts call “meteorological winter” and it really hasn’t amounted to much.


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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.


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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.