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More Snow Friday Morning, But Spring Weather Returns Next Week

Spring just keeps hitting the snooze button on us.

13 hours ago

Willow Springs after Monday's snowstorm. (Credit: Robert Herman)

Monday’s Snowstorm Was Latest 5-Inch Chicago Snowfall Since 1982

According to the National Weather Service, 5.8 inches of snow fell at O’Hare International Airport during Monday’s snowstorm, bringing the official total for the month to 6.5 inches. The average snowfall for March in Chicago is 5.6 inches.

03/24/2015

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March Weather Madness: Spring Arrives Friday, But Winter Returns Sunday

While Friday and Saturday should see temperatures in the 50s, or slightly above normal for this time of year, Sunday and Monday will be much chillier, with conditions more suitable for late February.

03/19/2015

The sun rises over the Chicago skyline on Friday. (Credit: Bart Shore)

After Record Cold, Weekend Thaw Should Put A Spring In Chicago’s Step

Our clocks won’t be the only things springing forward this weekend. After setting a new record for cold overnight, temperatures will gradually return to normal for this time of year over the weekend, ahead of even milder conditions in the middle of next week.

03/06/2015

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Spring Thaw Finally Coming This Weekend

It’s been meteorological spring for nearly four days, though you’d never guess from the weather. Chicago area residents will have to suffer through a couple more days of frigid weather before a gradual spring thaw begins this weekend.

03/04/2015

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March Off To Mild Start After Frigid February

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.

03/02/2015

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Up To 6 Inches Of Snow Possible In NW Indiana

Snow, frigid temperatures and 45-mph winds could make for a grisly Thursday morning in parts of northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service warned.

02/12/2015

Pedestrians brave the cold weather as they make their way down the street during the start of a severe cold snap. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Temperatures Dropping As Cold Front Arrives Before Valentine’s Day

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.

02/11/2015

Tyler Healy (R) gets help digging out his car from his brother Calvin on February 2, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Eighteen inches of snow fell on the city in the past 24 hours, the fifth largest snowfall in the city's history.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mild Weekend On Tap, But Don’t Expect Much Snow To Melt

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.

02/06/2015

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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

Dangerous cold will come in waves this week. (Credit: CBS/Megan Glaros)

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

A Chicago snow plow patrols city streets early Wednesday, when a snowstorm is expected to dump up to 4 inches of flakes on Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

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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