Weather Forecast

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Snow To Return This Weekend

Though Friday and Saturday’s weather look pleasant and mild for this time of year, snow likely will start falling early Sunday morning.

01/23/2015

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Up To An Inch Of Snow Possible During Wednesday Morning Commute

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.

01/21/2015

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30 Years Ago Today: Chicago Sets Record For Cold At -27°F

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.”

01/20/2015

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Chicago Snowfall So Far Less Than A Third Of Last Winter’s Total

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.

01/19/2015

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Weekend Forecast: 40s On Tap For Saturday

Compared to last week’s bitter cold, this weekend is shaping up to be a tropical heat wave.

01/16/2015

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Normal Temps, Dry Conditions To Stick Around For A While

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.

01/15/2015

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Meteorologist Ed Curran Uses Cue Cards To Deliver Weather Forecast

CBS 2 Meteorologist Ed Curran was having some voice problems Sunday morning, so he decided to use cue cards to deliver the weather forecast.

01/11/2015

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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

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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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Winter Storm Blankets Chicago Area In Snow

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.

01/05/2015

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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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Officials: State Road Crews Ready For Winter Weather

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.

11/17/2014

A City of Chicago snow plow pushes the slush off the road. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Up To 3 Inches Of Snow Saturday; City Ready To Launch New Plow Tracker

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.

11/14/2014

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Is It The Polar Vortex? Who Cares? It’s Going To Get Cold

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.

11/11/2014

Typhoon Nuri To Bring Frigid Weather To Chicago Next Week

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.

11/07/2014

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Today’s Forecast (10/31/14): Wind, Rain, Snow For Halloween

The first – and perhaps worst – trick for Chicagoans this Halloween just might be the wicked weather.

10/31/2014

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Today’s Forecast (10/30/14): Cold But Clear; Rain Begins Overnight

Chilly conditions continue in the Chicago area, although there will be dry conditions throughout the day.

10/30/2014

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Today’s Forecast (10/28/14): Temperatures Dropping In Afternoon

The warm temperatures will be ending on Tuesday, as temperatures across Chicago will begin to fall during the day on Tuesday.

10/28/2014

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After Wicked Winter, Road Salt Prices Nearly Double

The Old Farmer’s Almanac is predicting another winter of colder temperatures and heavier snowfall than normal; and, accurate or not, after last year’s brutal winter, keeping road salt stocked is proving to be an expensive effort.

09/02/2014

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