The bitter blast is finally loosening its grip on the Chicago area. We are up from the negative digits to single digits at least.
The bitter cold is creating plenty of opportunities for car thieves who are finding easy pickings as people leave their vehicles running to warm up. WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports Hammond police are still sorting out a series of thefts that occurred Friday.
This week’s bitter blast has left lingering problems at both Chicago airports. Frozen fuel pipes at O’Hare forced at least two airlines to delay flights.
Ice fishermen have returned to some Chicago harbors, even though it might be a little early to be standing on the not-so-thick ice.
Though it was slightly warmer than Wednesday and Thursday when schools were closed for extreme cold, the official temperature in Chicago was no warmer than 4 degrees when most students would have been heading to school Friday morning.
When it gets this cold, at least there are some interesting weather phenomenon to go with frigid temperatures.
Nearly all of the coldest temperatures were reported between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m.
A north suburban school superintendent apologized to parents Thursday, after cancelling classes due to the cold weather, after he had second thoughts about his decision.
You know it’s cold when the inside of your doors and windows get frosty.
Frigid temperatures brought another day off for most students in the Chicago area, leaving parents rushing to find daycare or other activities for their children.
It appears that the new normal is to shut down the system out of “an abundance of caution.”
If you don’t take seriously the deep freeze blanketing the Chicago area the past couple days, you do so at your own peril. Frostbite and hypothermia are real threats in this weather.
While the mercury should rise back above zero late Thursday morning, and subzero temperatures shouldn’t return until Saturday, Thursday afternoon will bring a return of snow.
A top city official said inspectors have been forced to take emergency action to help some tenants get adequate heat in their buildings during this week’s cold snap.
A frigid blast of Arctic air has plunged wind chills so low, it has made it dangerous to go outside for an extended period of time.
A blast of cold weather has the Chicago area bracing for sub zero temperatures and dangerous wind chills.
Photographers have been having a field day along the lakefront and Chicago River, capturing images of the swirling mist over the water, known as sea smoke or frost smoke. It might be called smoke, but it’s just water vapor.
As skies cleared and plows worked to clear streets and highways of the latest round of snow, a fresh round of frigid weather was settling in on the Chicago area Tuesday morning.
With temperatures plunging Monday, CBS 2’s Jim Williams spent the day with people who have no choice but to endure the cold.
Many of us complain about it, but plow drivers love this weather.