WATCH: Wind Nearly Knocks Pedestrian Off His Feet
Globally, Chicago Ranks As One Of The WindiestAstute scholars of Chicago lore will tell you that the city's Windy City moniker has nothing to do with actual wind.
Wind, Blowing Snow Could Be Problem For Afternoon RushTuesday morning’s snowfall combined with blustery winds this afternoon could cause visibility issues for commuters during the evening rush.
Wind, Blowing Snow Could Make For Difficult DrivingSnow and blowing snow to continue until late this morning.
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.
Temperatures To Hit 80s, But Rain Chance To PersistChicago’s weather will seem like a cross between Seattle and Miami Wednesday, as the temperatures climb to highs that palm trees would like, but the threat of off-and-on rain persists.
Temperature To Climb To 70, But Wind Draws ConcernsThe temperature is expected to hit a balmy 70 degrees with sunny skies Wednesday afternoon.
Temperatures To Climb To Upper 60s; Chance Of Afternoon RainOn Tuesday morning, you might have felt as if you would blow away, as high and chilly winds gusted through the city for a second day. But as the afternoon goes on, temperatures will climb to the mid- to upper 60s.
Mild Conditions Giving Way To Snow, Icy WindA day that began with rain and mild temperatures is giving way to cold, snow and blustering winds.
Snowstorm To Slam Chicago Area ThursdayEnjoy the last day of spring in January Wednesday, because within 24 hours, a powerful snowstorm will be clobbering the Chicago area – and it could make for a dangerous commute.
Lake Michigan Turns Brown After Huge Waves Last WeekThe high winds that hit the Chicago area last week not only produced Lake Michigan waves of up to 25 feet, but they had an effect on the color of the lake's water.
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.