Sunset over water

Strong El Niño Could Mean Warm Winter For Chicago Area

The last strong El Niño was in the 1997-98 winter, when the Chicago region experienced an unusually warm winter, with some temperatures hitting the high-50s.


Seven Day Forecast 192013

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.



Warm, Calm And Dry Thursday, But Sticky Heat On Tap For The Weekend

Conditions will be undeniably beautiful for the rest of the day Thursday, but break out the gym shorts and Gatorade this weekend, as steamy heat settles in.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012


Summery Day In Chicago, But Storms May Be Coming

The summery sunshine of the midday hours Tuesday may be replaced by storms later in the afternoon, although the chance is only 30 percent.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

Management at Presidential Towers has decided to turn on the air conditioning after complaints from residents. (CBS)

Presidential Towers Turning Air Conditioning On Early After All

Climate change is coming to some high-rise buildings on the Near West Side.


Cold Weather Bitter Bundled Up Winter Temperatures

Warmer Air, Light Snow Move Into Area

Rising temperatures are expected to bring a light snow early Saturday in the Chicago area.


Three People Enjoy A Rest On A Lakeside Bench. (AP Photo)

Chicago Sets Mark For Mid-Oct. Warmth

You know it’s been a warm October. But what do the historical records have to say about that?