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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.

3 hours ago

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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.

16 hours ago

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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

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.

10/28/2014

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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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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.

10/20/2014

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Vets Say Wet Weather Leading To Deadly Disease In Dogs

suburban veterinary center says cool, wet, fall days are fostering an increase in disease from a bacterium that can kill dogs with liver and kidney failure.

10/16/2014

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Wet Weather Leading To High Mold Counts

All the rain we’ve been having is making mold counts go sky high and those with allergies are just miserable, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

10/15/2014

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Snow Falls As High Temperatures Hover Near Record Lows

The high at 7:15 a.m. was expected to be 47 degrees — one degree lower than the lowest high set on Oct. 4, 1935, National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Donofrio said.

10/04/2014

Hundreds of flights were canceled at Midway International Airport and O'Hare International Airport on Thursday, due to a stormy forecast, and the effects of a fire at an FAA radar center last week. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Stormy Forecast Prompts Hundreds Of Canceled Flights At O’Hare And Midway

With thunderstorms likely to descend on the Chicago area starting Thursday afternoon, airlines have proactively canceled nearly 500 flights in Chicago.

10/02/2014

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Tuesday’s Crisp Weather A Chilly Surprise After Monday’s Summery Temps

It’s a harsh reality for some of us. With Oct. 1 knocking on our door, fall and a possibly frigid winter loom ahead.

09/30/2014

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Marriage Made In The Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion For Extreme Weather

Storm chaser Scott Nicholson remembers the day he first fell in love with extreme weather.

09/22/2014

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Chicago Winter Forecast Could Be Wild In 2014-15

Meteorologists don’t take much stock in predictions from the Farmer’s Almanac, which is calling for a frigid winter season, but there are more scientific signs that Chicago would see a wild one in 2014-15.

09/12/2014

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Chicagoland Temperatures About to Dip Way Below Average

Though fall has not yet officially begun, Chicago and its surrounding areas are about to experience a snap of cold weather this week, reports CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros.

09/10/2014

Shari Hecker places a sandbag at the foot of her basement door, in case of any possible flooding from Wednesday's rain.  Her basement got more than 30 inches of water during a larger storm on Aug. 22, and she and other Burbank residents feared a repeat from Wednesday's storm. (Credit: CBS)

Burbank Residents Fear More Flooding From Latest Storm

Rain fell steadily across the Chicago area Wednesday morning, and though the storm system has begun clearing out as it heads east, more rain could be on the way Wednesday evening.

09/10/2014

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Storms Moving In; Hot, Humid Afternoon On Tap

Some potentially strong thunderstorms were bearing down on the Chicago area Thursday morning, and could bring torrential rain, frequent lightning strikes, and winds of up to 50 mph.

09/04/2014

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Chicago’s 2014 Has Been All Wet, National Weather Service Says

2014 … it’s been a very wet year.

08/27/2014

Downed trees down Balmoral between Ravenswood and Broadway. (Credit: J Froelich)

Thunderstorms Down Trees, Knock Out Power

A fast moving thunderstorm moving through the Chicago area Monday afternoon and brought heavy rainfall and high winds.

08/25/2014

Clouds hang ominously over The Loop Friday as storms barrel into the region. (Art Cunningham)

Intense Rain Moves Through Chicago Area

Heavy rains once again hit the Chicago area Saturday afternoon, prompting flood warnings.

08/23/2014

Sunbathers enjoy what should be the summer's first 90-degree day at North Avenue Beach on Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)

Summer Scorcher Brings Ideal Beach Weather

With temperatures likely reaching 90 degrees for the only the third time this year – and the first time this summer – Tuesday should be a perfect day to hit the beach.

07/22/2014

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