It’s been another gloomy day in Chicago and the weather is affecting peoples’ moods.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police say slick roads caused a 12-vehicle accident on Route 83 near I-55 in Willowbrook on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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 weather forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high of 50 degrees with winds gusting up to about 20-miles per-hour.
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.
The first – and perhaps worst – trick for Chicagoans this Halloween just might be the wicked weather.
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.
Chilly conditions continue in the Chicago area, although there will be dry conditions throughout the day.
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.
The warm temperatures will be ending on Tuesday, as temperatures across Chicago will begin to fall during the day on Tuesday.
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.