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Get That Salt Off The Car … Before Damage Sets In

By now, many cars are coated in a salty, dirty muck after this week’s snow and extreme cold. As CBS 2′s Ed Curran reports, it’s important to get that grime washed off before it warms up this weekend.

01/09/2014

A truck is stranded on snow-packed roads in Lowell in Northwest Indiana. (Credit: CBS)

Indiana Drivers Warned: Stay Off Roads

Drivers in Northwest Indiana were being told on Monday to stay off country roads, as many of them remain impassable.

01/06/2014

Trucks sit near the shut down Interstate 65 on Monday. (Credit: Courtney Gousman)

Truckers Stranded For Two Days In Storm

Conditions in Northwest Indiana are so bad that some drivers have been stuck for two days, including a FedEx driver who has been trying to get a delivery down to Alabama.

01/06/2014

Chicago Public Schools

CPS Will Open Schools Early Next Week, But Parents Can Keep Kids Out

CPS contacted parents via “robocall” on Friday.

01/03/2014

Sammy the dog gets a taste of winter on Chicago's Northwest Side this week. (Tommy Nava)

Snow Gives Way To Dangerous Subzero Temperatures

The worst will begin Sunday night, when the mercury will dip below zero, and won’t get back above zero until sometime Wednesday — with a forecasted high temperature of 5 below zero on Monday, and 1 below zero on Tuesday.

01/02/2014

Libertyville got nearly 14 inches of snow from New Year's Eve through late on New Year's Day, and could get even more from lake effect snow on Jan. 2, 2014. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Lake Effect Snow Could Dump Up To 10 More Inches

The winter storm is the biggest to hit Chicago on New Year’s Day since 1999. Some areas have seen more than a foot of snow since the storm began New Year’s Eve.

01/02/2014

Cold Thermometer

Frigid Week Ahead; Snowy Start To New Year

After a mild weekend, temps have plunged below freezing, and will stay there through the end of the week, with lows in the single digits most nights. On top of that, the New Year likely could start with several inches of snow.

12/30/2013

Ice Crystals On A Window. (AP Photo)

Say Goodbye To Warmth, Hello To Rain And Ice

A freezing rain advisory was issued Sunday morning and extended to 2 p.m. for areas in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana.

12/29/2013

Cut Paper Snowflakes

White Christmas Expected, Warmer Temperatures Through Saturday

Less than an inch of snow will fall Christmas during the day around Chicago, according to the National Weather Service. There’s a 40 percent chance more snow will fall this evening before 11 p.m., paired with wind gusts as high as 20 miles per hour.

12/25/2013

Cut Paper Snowflakes

White Christmas Forecasted For City, Suburbs

Christmas Eve may be bright and bitter cold, but forecasters are predicting a white Christmas for the Chicago area.

12/24/2013

Snow blankets a scene in Woodstock in McHenry County (McHenry County Sheriff's Dept.)

Mixed Bag Of Weather Expected Today Through Chicago Region

Forecasters say snow and ice accumulations could make travel hazardous Sunday, and freezing drizzle is expected to linger throughout the day.

12/22/2013

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Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow This Weekend

The Chicago area will get a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow over the weekend, although exactly what type of precipitation various areas will get is still unclear.

12/20/2013

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Messy Weekend Weather Forecast For Chicago

Snow, rain, ice? All of the above?

12/19/2013

Cut Paper Snowflakes

Flights Cancelled As Chicago Area Could See 5 Inches Of Snow Saturday

Up to five inches of snow could fall in some parts of the Chicago area Saturday, causing problems for air traffic at the city’s airports.

12/14/2013

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More Snow Tonight; Up To 4″ For City, 6″ For Southern Burbs

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Cook County from 10 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Saturday. Advisories for Will, Grundy, Kankakee and LaSalle counties begin at 6 p.m. Friday and continue through noon Saturday.

12/13/2013

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

With Subzero Temps Gone, Weather Will Be A Bit Less Brutal

First came the snow, then the bitter cold. Temperatures dipped to 3 below zero overnight at O’Hare, with wind chills of 15 below.

12/12/2013

Cut Paper Snowflakes

Foot Of Lake-Effect Snow Possible In NW Indiana

Driving across northern Indiana could become difficult for Thanksgiving Day travelers with up to a foot of lake-effect snow possible in areas near Lake Michigan.

11/26/2013

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Snow-Free Morning Commute Expected, But More Snow Could Come Later

Drivers in the Chicago region should get a reprieve from snowy weather for the morning commute Tuesday, but isolated snow showers could affect roads later in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

11/26/2013

A flight information board at O'Hare International Airport (Credit: CBS)

Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled As Storm Rolls Through Chicago Area

More than 230 flights at O’Hare International Airport were cancelled after a storm passed through late Sunday morning.

11/17/2013

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Lake Effect Snow Brings Several Inches To Parts Of NW Indiana

The snow might be long over in Chicago, but parts of northwest Indiana have seen six or more inches of it on Tuesday, and could get a few more, thanks to lake effect snow.

11/12/2013

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