Get ready for the possibility of a messy, slow morning commute on Thursday.
One person was killed and four others wounded in shootings across the city since Thursday evening.
Enjoy the last day of spring in January Wednesday, because within 24 hours, a powerful snowstorm will be clobbering the Chicago area – and it could make for a dangerous commute.
Throngs of people around Chicago were out in light jackets enjoying the unseasonably warm weather Thursday, but the pleasant conditions also brought a rash of gun violence that left at least 13 people injured.
The sunny, unseasonably warm weather Thursday had its drawbacks, as gunfire across the city left at least two people dead and 10 more wounded in a period of about seven hours.