PHOTOS: Sea Otters At Shedd Aquarium Have A Snow DayThe Shedd Aquarium's five sea otters celebrated this week with a snow day following Chicago's mid-March Lake Effect Snow.
Make Like A Penguin: It's The Best Way To Walk On IceThe best way to ensure safety while walking on icy, slippery conditions is to walk like a penguin.
Lake Effect Snow Blankets Chicago, Causing Mess For Roads And AirportsHeavy lake effect snow created near-whiteout conditions in part of the Chicago area on Tuesday, threatening to dump up to 10 more inches on top of Monday’s snow.
Second Wave Of Snowfall Hits, Blame 'Lake Effect'The Chicago region could get hit by another 5 inches to 10 inches of snow.
First Big Snow In 3 Months; More Than 500 Flights Canceled In ChicagoWith the first significant snowfall in Chicago in nearly three months, airlines have cancelled more than 500 flights at O'Hare and Midway airports Monday morning.
Heavy Snowfall Expected Sunday Night Across ChicagoA Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Lake, Cook and DuPage counties from 1 a.m. Monday through 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Snow Trucks Sent To Clear Streets Ahead Of Morning RushMore than 200 snow trucks were deployed across Chicago early Thursday as forecasters predicted snow showers throughout the morning.
Storms Bring Hail Overnight; Snow Expected TomorrowAfter nearly a week of spring-like warm temperatures, Chicago was going through some wild weather changes to start the weekend, with rain and hail overnight changing to snow by Saturday.
Snow Drought Breaks Record; Just Over Half An Inch So Far This WinterChicago has gone nearly two months without a full inch of snow in any one day; in fact, there hasn’t been an inch of snow overall since the start of winter.
January's Snowfall Was Nearly Non-Existent; What's In Store For February?There was plenty of rain but only sixth-tenths of an inch of snow. The norm is 10.8 inches.
Illinois High Court Clears Doubt Over Snow-Shoveling LawProperty owners can take comfort, but shouldn't lapse into negligence, now that the Illinois Supreme Court has clarified a 1979 state law protecting them from some slip-and-fall lawsuits.
Winter Weather Elicits Playtime For Brookfield Zoo's Furry CreaturesThe brutally cold weather is an invitation for most to stay indoors, but for some animals at Chicago's zoos the cold weather means good times.