Wind Chill Advisory

Temperatures Drop Near Zero Degrees In Chicago

Frigid Temperatures Follow On Heels Of Thursday’s Heavy Snow

After the snowstorm ended, temperatures dropped nearly 20 degrees in 12 hours. As of shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, it was 18 degrees at O’Hare. By 3 a.m. Friday, the temperature had edged to zero. As of 6 a.m., it was 1 below.

8 hours ago

Extreme Cold

Arctic Cold Returns After Brief Weekend Warmup

Chicago area residents will continue riding a seesaw of temperatures over the next few days, with painfully cold conditions Monday, a brief return of milder conditions on Tuesday, and then another bitter blast later in the week.

02/23/2015

Extreme Cold

Arctic Conditions Break Feb. 19 Record For Cold In Chicago

Around 6:20 a.m., the temperature at O’Hare National Airport dropped to 8 below zero, breaking the previous Feb. 19 record of 7 below, set in 1936, according to the National Weather Service.

02/19/2015

Extreme Cold

Dangerous Cold Settling In; Wind Chill Advisory On Tap Overnight

Brutal, bone-chilling cold was seizing the Chicago area on Wednesday, and the city won’t see any release from the icy grip of this arctic blast for more than two days.

02/18/2015

weather saturday

Wind Chill Advisory Issued For Chicago Area Saturday Evening, Travel Warning For Parts Of Indiana

The Chicago area is dealing with bitter cold and strong winds this weekend. The entire area is under a Wind Chill Advisory until 9 a.m. Sunday.

02/14/2015

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Subzero Temps To Give Way To Fresh Snow Thursday Afternoon

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.

01/08/2015

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Bitter Cold To Start The Day, Steady Snow To End It

Frigid cold early Monday was only the first real taste of winter for the Chicago area this year. A winter storm Monday night could dump up to 6 inches by Tuesday morning.

01/05/2015

A pedestrian bundles up against the frigid conditions downtown on Wednesday, when temperatures were about 20 degrees below normal for this time of year. (Credit: CBS)

Return Of Bitter Cold Leaves Chicagoans Doubtful Of Timely Spring Weather

It has been 50 years since temperatures were this cold this late in the season in Chicago, but here we go again – temperatures near zero for what many Chicagoans are hoping will be the last time this winter.

02/26/2014

Chicago Extreme Cold

Arctic Air Returns Tonight

We’re getting as sick of saying it as you are of hearing it this winter, but temperatures will dip below zero tonight, at least the 21st time that’s happened this winter.

02/25/2014

With temperatures hovering around -10 degrees steam rises from Lake Michigan January 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Deep Freeze Déjà Vu: Chicago Nearing Record For Days Below Zero

With temperatures plunging below zero again overnight, Chicagoans were starting another work week in frigid conditions, and the city was approaching the record for number of days of subzero cold.

02/10/2014

Chicago Commuters Continue To Battle Another Winter Storm

Subzero Temps Return Tonight, More Snow Saturday

In a pattern Chicagoans likely are growing very weary of repeating, bitter temperatures will return to the area after the latest snowfall, before another round of snow this weekend.

02/06/2014

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Subzero Temps Gone — For Now — But Snow, High Winds Return

The Chicago area has seen the last of subzero temperatures for a few days, but more snow is on the way for the afternoon and evening, and high winds will keep wind chills feeling frigid the rest of the morning.

01/24/2014

Cold Weather Generic

Latest Bitter Blast Could Lead To Metra Delays

The return of subzero temperatures early Thursday could mean more problems for people who ride Metra, which was warning commuters to allow for extra travel time to get where they’re going.

01/23/2014

Cold Thermometer

Bitter Cold To Last Through Tomorrow

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory from 9 p.m. Wednesday through 10 a.m. Thursday.

01/22/2014

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

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

Cold Day 2

Brutal Cold Hovers For Another Day

The conditions were brutal Thursday , and city officials are again warning that being outside for any length of time is dangerous.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Bitter Cold

Dangerous Cold Keeps Chicago Bundled Up

Conditions this morning are as dangerously cold as promised, and the city is ensuring everyone is safe.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011

Cold Weather Bitter Bundled Up Winter Temperatures

Deep Freeze Settles On Chicago

Chicago woke up this morning to subzero temperature readings and dangerous wind chills.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011