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Snow Totals–January 12, 2014

The following are snow totals for northern Illinois and northwest Indiana from Sunday night into Monday morning. National Weather Service measurements are usually taken at 7 a.m. NORTHERN ILLINOIS SNOWFALL LOCATION (COUNTY): INCHES ELBURN (KANE) […]

01/12/2015

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Subzero Temps To Give Way To Fresh Snow Thursday Afternoon

While the mercury should rise back above zero late Thursday morning, and subzero temperatures shouldn’t return until Saturday, Thursday afternoon will bring a return of snow.

01/08/2015

Commuters make their way to work as temperatures hovered around zero degrees Fahrenheit during the morning rush on January 5, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Dangerously Cold Weather Grips Chicago Area

A frigid blast of Arctic air has plunged wind chills so low, it has made it dangerous to go outside for an extended period of time.

01/07/2015

Commuters cross the Chicago River on their way to work as temperatures hovered around zero degrees Fahrenheit during the morning rush on January 5, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Temperatures are expected to remain in the single digits today and three to six inches of snow are expected to fall this evening.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Are The Chicago River And Lake Michigan Smoking? Not Really

Photographers have been having a field day along the lakefront and Chicago River, capturing images of the swirling mist over the water, known as sea smoke or frost smoke. It might be called smoke, but it’s just water vapor.

01/06/2015

Dangerous cold will come in waves this week. (Credit: CBS/Megan Glaros)

Frigid Week Ahead As Snow Ends In Chicago Area

As skies cleared and plows worked to clear streets and highways of the latest round of snow, a fresh round of frigid weather was settling in on the Chicago area Tuesday morning.

01/06/2015

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Bitter Cold To Start The Day, Steady Snow To End It

Frigid cold early Monday was only the first real taste of winter for the Chicago area this year. A winter storm Monday night could dump up to 6 inches by Tuesday morning.

01/05/2015

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Winter Storm Watch, Advisory For Christmas Eve

That dream of a White Christmas may just become a reality for many people in the Chicago area.

12/23/2014

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Is Chicago Area Getting A White Christmas?

A storm moving through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday should make its way to the Midwest on Wednesday, and bring a very thin band of heavy snow with it as temperatures drop below freezing.

12/23/2014

Storm Clouds In Vernon Hills

Weather Pattern: Cloudy With A Chance Of More Clouds?

Chicagoans could be easily excused for feeling as if they are constantly walking under a dark cloud.

12/16/2014

Global Temps

2014 Chicago Has Been Coldest In 110 Years

This year has not only been one of the coldest in Chicago, it is also one of the few places on the entire planet that was colder than average this year.

12/03/2014

The national temperature map for Wednesday morning. (CBS)

The Best, Worst Of Mid-November Weather

This is the week when the heavy coats, gloves and mittens are out of the closet and here to stay for the next several months.

11/12/2014

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Snow Falls As High Temperatures Hover Near Record Lows

The high at 7:15 a.m. was expected to be 47 degrees — one degree lower than the lowest high set on Oct. 4, 1935, National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Donofrio said.

10/04/2014

Shari Hecker places a sandbag at the foot of her basement door, in case of any possible flooding from Wednesday's rain.  Her basement got more than 30 inches of water during a larger storm on Aug. 22, and she and other Burbank residents feared a repeat from Wednesday's storm. (Credit: CBS)

Burbank Residents Fear More Flooding From Latest Storm

Rain fell steadily across the Chicago area Wednesday morning, and though the storm system has begun clearing out as it heads east, more rain could be on the way Wednesday evening.

09/10/2014

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Storms Moving In; Hot, Humid Afternoon On Tap

Some potentially strong thunderstorms were bearing down on the Chicago area Thursday morning, and could bring torrential rain, frequent lightning strikes, and winds of up to 50 mph.

09/04/2014

Residents in southwest suburban Burbank wade through a heavily flooded street. According to the National Weather Service, more than 4.5 inches of rain fell in the area from midnight to 6 a.m. on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Southwest Suburbs Hit Hardest By Flooding; Burbank Schools Closed

Heavy rains have caused major flooding across much of the Chicago area overnight, especially in the southwest suburbs, where at least two school districts were forced to cancel classes at all its schools.

08/22/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

Heavy Rain Shuts Parts Of Eisenhower, Kennedy, Blue Line

Several inches of rain fell across the Chicago area overnight, particularly on the South and Southwest sides, prompting road closures and CTA delays.

08/22/2014

Parts of I-290 were closed due to flooding early Tuesday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Eisenhower Reopens After Flooding From Storms

Parts of the Eisenhower Expressway were closed for more than four hours and part of the CTA’s Blue Line was shut down temporarily early Tuesday because of flooding from storms.

08/05/2014

Waves crash into the Chicago lakefront at Fullerton Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Meteorologists Warn Of High Waves On Lake Michigan

High waves on Lake Michigan have prompted a warning for boaters and swimmers, due to potentially deadly currents on the water.

07/28/2014

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Tuesday Might Be Hottest Day Of The Year; Could End With Thunderstorms

Hot and humid conditions in the Chicago area on Tuesday could spark a severe thunderstorm by the end of the day, before giving way to much milder conditions on Wednesday.

07/22/2014

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Average Tornado Warning Times In Northern Illinois, Northwest Indiana

Residents in much of Chicagoland typically ride out a tornado warning for anywhere from 45 to 60 minutes, according to data from the National Weather Service.

07/16/2014

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