It might as well be mid-May, with temperatures climbing to 70 degrees and springtime thunderstorms making their way toward the area.
The Chicago area will experience multiple seasons in one day Friday, with thunderstorms for some area residents, and later, snow falling at a rate of 1 inch per hour for others.
This is the first day of meteorological spring, but the spring-like temperatures that predominated in the Chicago area 24 hours ago are history.
Enjoy the warm temperatures while they last, because the wind will pick up and the conditions will get colder in the afternoon.
Cloudy skies will give way to rain Tuesday evening, followed by a jump into the 50s and a dash of wet snow all in the same day on Wednesday.
Conditions will remain seasonably cold Monday, but expect the sun to be out for the rest of the afternoon.
A sloppy, slushy mix gave way to rapid, heavy snow across the Chicago area Friday morning, leaving roads treacherously slick and making for a miserable morning commute.
A morning peppered with bursts of snow is giving way dry, overcast skies and temperatures jumping to 45 degrees.
The Chicago area is caught in an active weather pattern, with precipitation expected every day for the rest of the work week and cloudy, dreary skies during dry spells.
Conditions will be mild and dry Monday afternoon, but look for a dusting of snow on the ground when it’s time to go to work on Tuesday.
Cloud cover has replaced the intense sunshine of the morning hours, but temperatures will still be above average for the rest of the day Friday.
After a long stretch of cold, dreary and sometimes snowy days, it’s time to get outside and enjoy sunny and balmy conditions.
The temperatures are back up to the pleasant 40s this Wednesday afternoon, but you’ll be needing your umbrella.
The snow is done falling, but conditions remain chilly and dreary until the next system brings rain on Wednesday.
Mondays are not known for being the most popular day of the week in western culture, and this particular Monday, the weather will give Chicagoans an extra reason to be disappointed.
A powerful lake-effect snow system is blasting the Chicago area, and it could dump as much as 18 inches of accumulation in some areas.
In case you’ve forgotten, it’s February, and Mother Nature will be reminding you by dropping up to 6 inches of snow on the Chicago area on Friday.
Conditions will remain seasonably chilly Wednesday, but cloudy skies will give way to sunshine as the afternoon goes on.
Snow will be blowing into the Chicago in the afternoon, on this Tuesday that actually feels pretty much like February.
The temperature will be cooling down in Chicago Friday evening, and there could be a little rain or even a flurry or two overnight.