Runners in the Shamrock Shuffle battling the wind on Franklin Street near Willis Tower. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thousands Run In Windy Shamrock Shuffle

Thirty thousand people signed up for what turned out to be a windy Shamrock Shuffle.

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Boaters Gear Up For Season At Yachtapalooza

The thermometer may disagree, but a lot of people are gearing up for the coming boating season.



Cool But Sunny Saturday For Chicago Area

Temperatures continue to be below normal for the Chicago area, with a high of 36 degrees on Saturday.


The National Weather Service office in Romeoville. (Credit: Twitter/@NWSChicago)

More Snow Friday Morning, But Spring Weather Returns Next Week

Spring just keeps hitting the snooze button on us.


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)

Snowfall Prompts City To Deploy 200 Plows, Salt Trucks

The trucks will focus on arterial streets, Lake Shore Drive, hills, bridge decks, overpasses and “other vital public safety locations” early Friday, according to a statement from the department.


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.


Snow in Crystal Lake on Monday. (Credit: Anne Larson)

Snow Totals For Monday, March 23, 2015

CHICAGO (CBS) – Below are the total snow fall amounts measured by National Weather Service observers on Monday, March 24, 2015: Monday’s snowstorm was the latest in the year Chicago has had more than 5 […]


A lone flag on a snow-covered green at Big Run Golf Club in Lockport. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Spring Snow Puts Damper On Chicago Area Golfers

Many golfers have been starting to scratch that spring itch in the past week, that is, until the snow that dropped on the Chicago area Monday.


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Winter Returns As Storm Dumps More Than 5 Inches On Parts Of Chicago Area

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until noon. Forecasters predicted up to 2 to 4 inches of snow north of Interstate 80, and 3 to 5 inches north of a line from Dixon to Waukegan.



1-2 Inches Of Snow Could Make For Messy Monday Morning Commute

A light snowfall starting in the overnight hours could make for a messy rush hour commute Monday morning. About one to two inches of snow are expected by Monday morning.



Cool Start To Spring For Chicago Area

Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 50 degrees, cooling to 30 degrees in the evening.


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Allergy Alert: Tough Season Ahead

After a long cold winter, at last spring is in the air. So is something else. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


The Chicago skyline. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Global Temperatures Up, But Chicago Stuck With Record Cold

Global temperatures have reached a record high in 2015 – but, not surprisingly, Chicagoans aren’t feeling the same warmth.


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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.


Waves pound the Lake Michigan shoreline in Chicago. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

High Waves Prompt Lakeshore Flood Advisory

The National Weather Service issued a lakeshore flood advisory for Cook County, and Lake and Porter counties in northwest Indiana, until 1 p.m. Chicago time.


An early spring day along the board walk at Cuba Marsh in Lake Zurich.  (Credit: Cindy Spudich)

Temperatures In The 70s, But It Won’t Last Long

Hustle up, you don’t want to miss this: Chicago hasn’t experienced a 70 degree day since late October of 2014.


The South Side Irish Parade starts at 103rd and Western. (Credit: Mariam Sobh.)

Thousands Celebrate At South Side Irish Parade

The South Side Irish Parade is a St. Patrick’s tradition for thousands of Chicagoans.


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Chicago Celebrates St. Paddy’s Day With River Dyeing, Downtown Parade

The Chicago River has been dyed green and the sun is out for the downtown St. Patrick’s Day parade.


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Perfect Parade Weather For The St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

While it won’t be as warm as Friday’s temperatures in the 60s, there should be plenty of sun and mild weather on Saturday and Sunday.


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Dense Fog Advisory For Chicago Area Wednesday Morning

Visibility may sink to zero at times, but is expected to hover around a quarter mile, according to the National Weather Service.