After one of the coldest months in Chicago history, March has gotten off to a relatively warmer start that might put a little spring into commuters’ step to start the work week.
Snow, frigid temperatures and 45-mph winds could make for a grisly Thursday morning in parts of northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service warned.
The temperature will continue to drop through the day Wednesday, falling into the mid-20s by the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. That’s warm compared to Thursday, when the high is only expected to reach into the single digits and low teens.
After a quick blast of Arctic air on Thursday, a milder weekend is in store for Chicago this weekend, but don’t expect all that snow to go anywhere anytime soon.
Though Friday and Saturday’s weather look pleasant and mild for this time of year, snow likely will start falling early Sunday morning.
The wintry mix that peppered the Chicago area late Tuesday and overnight was expected to turn into snow by 7 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
If you were in Chicago 30 years ago today, there’s a good chance you were either hiding under your blankets, or bundled up in more layers of clothing than Randy from “A Christmas Story.”
Halfway through the winter, snowfall totals and cold temperatures hardly compare to Chicago’s brutal winter of 2014, though temperatures have been slightly below normal, forecasters say.
Compared to last week’s bitter cold, this weekend is shaping up to be a tropical heat wave.
After a frigid and snowy start to the year, Chicago could flirt with the 40s this weekend, as temperatures rise above normal January levels, and people should be able to keep their shovels in the garage for a while.
CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran was having some voice problems Sunday morning, so he decided to use cue cards to deliver the weather forecast.
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.
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.
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.
Snow plows were out in full force Monday evening has a winter storm hit the Chicago area with several inches of snow expected to be on the ground by Tuesday morning.
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.
David James, a private meteorologist who provides forecasts for IDOT, said he doesn’t expect this winter’s snowfall to be as bad as last winter.
With the first measurable snow of the season forecast for this weekend, City Hall has rolled out a new online tool to help Chicago residents keep track of the city’s fleet of snow plows.
Keep your hat and scarf handy. You might not need them this morning, but you’ll be thankful you have them this afternoon and tonight, as temperatures are expected to drop as much as 25 degrees by Wednesday morning.
Remnants of Super Typhoon Nuri were moving off the Japanese coast, and expected to reach Alaska’s western Aleutian Islands over the weekend. Next week, the storm will bring bitter cold weather to the Chicago area.