Wind Advisory

Wind Advisory Issued For Chicago AreaHold on to your hats. Chicago will live up to its nickname as the Windy City on Tuesday, with gusts of up to 50 miles per hour.
Chicago Area Surfers Happy To Hang Ten For HalloweenLake Michigan was putting on a dramatic show Friday, and forecasters said waves could peak at more than 20 feet. That's drawing surfers eager to catch a few waves, no matter how cold it might be.
Today’s Forecast (10/31/14): Wind, Rain, Snow For HalloweenThe first – and perhaps worst – trick for Chicagoans this Halloween just might be the wicked weather.
High Winds Persist; Flood Risk Continues For Some RiversHigh winds have subsided a bit since Thursday’s storm, when four tornadoes might have touched down in central Illinois, but dangerous winds will persist through the afternoon, and gusts of up to 45 mph are likely on Friday.
Wind Advisory For Chicago AreaA wind advisory is in effect for the Chicago area until 4 p.m.
Winds To Be Joined By Dropping Temperatures, Rain, Snow ShowersSunday night could be a perfect time to watch a Chicago Bears game ... as long as you’re indoors.
Hot, Sticky And Windy With A High Of 90 DegreesIt’s Bermuda shorts and sunscreen weather, as the high hits a tropical 90 degrees Thursday and a roasting wind prompts an advisory.
Cool Temperatures, Winds Up To 40 MPH For AfternoonThe pouring rain is over now, but plastic bags and other detritus might be flying through the air as the wind gusts to 40 mph.
Wild Weather Night Expected; Strong Winds, Hail, ‘Downpours’ PossibleTorrential downpours, cloud-to-ground lightning, wind gusts in excess of 70 mph, and hail as large as golf balls could all be in store for northern Illinois and northwest Indiana Sunday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.
Temperature Could Jump To Low 70s In Some AreasThe temperature Wednesday will climb to surpass the balmy conditions seen across the area a day earlier.
April-Like Temperatures To Drop Through AfternoonEnjoy the warm temperatures while they last, because the wind will pick up and the conditions will get colder in the afternoon.
High Winds Bring Major Damage, Waves Close Part Of Lakefront Bike PathThe blasting winds resulted in serious damage overnight, from bricks that came crashing down onto parked cars to dangerous electrical fires. Huge waves from the wind also forced the closure of part of Chicago's Lakefront Bike Path.