Wind Chill

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.


A driver sweeps snow off a Volkswagen Beetle on Monday, after up to 3 inches of snow fell on Chicago on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Snow, Frigid Temps Persist All Week

If you’re headed to the airport today, make sure to check with your airline first, as more than 100 flights have been cancelled at O’Hare International Airport due to the weather.


Bears fans try to stay warm at Soldier Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bundle Up Bears Fans; Game Night Will Be A Cold One

By kickoff, it will be dangerously cold outside. Temperatures could be in the lower teens, and the wind chill could be nearly zero.


Cold And Windy

Chilly Winds Remind Chicago That It’s Still March

The summerlike spell of 80-plus degree days last week might have led you to forget, but it is, in fact, still March.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Cold Day On Lake Michigan

Brutal Cold Brings Up To 8 Inches Of Snow Friday

Thursday’s brutal cold temperatures were expected to usher in as many as eight inches of snow Friday for some areas.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

Cold Chicago weather. (CBS)

Bitter Cold To Stick Around; Snow Expected Friday

Those springlike temperatures earlier in the month seem like a distant memory now, as bitter cold hangs on for the next couple of days and a new system threatens to dump several inches of snow later in the week.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

Snow Blower

Chicago Digs Out From Season’s First Major Snowstorm

Bitter cold has set in after the snowstorm Thursday, as people struggle to get around, clean up, and start their cars.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012

A pair of joggers out for a run amid snow flurries on Jan. 2, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Latest Chicago Weather Forecast

Light flurries have tapered off for most of the Chicago area, but lake effect snow in northwest Indiana could bring a lot of snow to that region by Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2012

Cold Morning

Some Chicago Area Residents Wake Up To Sub-Freezing Wind Chills

With Chicagoans used to hot summer temperatures, it was a shock to the system to find temperatures in the 30s and wind chill values below freezing in some areas.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

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

Brutal Cold

Bitter Wind Chills Follow ‘Crippling’ Blizzard

The blizzard is over, but conditions in Chicago are now miserable in another way.


Cold Weather Generic

After The Snow, Bitter Wind Chills In Forecast

Bitterly cold wind chills approaching minus 21 degrees are forecast to blow into the Chicago area starting Wednesday night, just as the massive blizzard leaves town.


Cold Weather Generic

Get Ready For Wind Chills Of Minus 30

A deep freeze will be settling over the Chicago area starting Thursday evening, and you’re best advised to bundle up.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011

Cold Morning

Brutal Cold Leaves Chicago Shivering

Chicagoans are waking up to temperatures in the single-digits and wind chills in the negative range.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2010