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Gloomy Weather Could Be Affecting Your Mood

It’s been another gloomy day in Chicago and the weather is affecting peoples’ moods.


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2014 Chicago Has Been Coldest In 110 Years

This year has not only been one of the coldest in Chicago, it is also one of the few places on the entire planet that was colder than average this year.


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Winter Weather Advisory For Far Northern, Western Suburbs; 115 Flights Canceled At O’Hare

As temperatures drop through the rest of the day on Monday, rain will turn to snow, and the far northern and western suburbs could get up to 3 inches by Tuesday.


Frigid air over the relatively warm water of Lake Michigan combined to create swirling fog and mist on the lake early Tuesday. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Frigid Air Brings Swirling Fog To Lakefront

Tuesday morning’s frigid weather created something of a spectacle along the lakefront. The bitter cold air over the relatively warm water of the lake created fog that swirled in the wind.


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Cold Snap To Linger Until The Weekend

The Chicago area has a frigid week ahead, with temperatures not expected to climb out of the 20s until Saturday, except a brief chance of flirting with 30 on Wednesday.



NWS Expects Chilly Monday With Light Snow Showers This Week

Be wary, Chicago. Any snow that falls Sunday is not expected to accumulate much, but the National Weather Service said to prepare for a chilly Monday.


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Police: Slick Roads Cause Multiple Accidents Involving 12 Vehicles In Willowbrook

Police say slick roads caused a 12-vehicle accident on Route 83 near I-55 in Willowbrook on Sunday.


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.


The national temperature map for Wednesday morning. (CBS)

The Best, Worst Of Mid-November Weather

This is the week when the heavy coats, gloves and mittens are out of the closet and here to stay for the next several months.


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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.


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.


Waves crash into the Chicago lakefront at Fullerton Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Whiting, Ind. Still Cleaning Up After Violent Storms

Many communities are still cleaning up after the violent storms that hit the Chicago area a few days ago, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.



Today’s Forecast (11/2/14)

Today’s weather forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high of 50 degrees with winds gusting up to about 20-miles per-hour.



Today’s Weather Forecast (11/1/14)

The winds are expected to die down Saturday but cooler than normal temperatures will continue. Today’s high is 44 degrees with a low of 32.


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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.


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Halloween To Be Frigid, Blustery, Wet … Even Snowy

It might be better to skip trick-or-treating this year because the scariest part of Halloween could be the weather, with Friday expected to be extremely cold and windy, with a chance of rain or even — snow.


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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.


A city plow clears a residential street in the Bucktown neighborhood. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

City Official: Snow Removal Crews Ready If It’s Another Wicked Winter

With his boss up for re-election in February, the man in charge of snow removal for Chicago said Tuesday that city crews are ready for the coming winter, even if there’s a repeat of last year’s brutal conditions.


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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.


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Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The Weather

Bad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.