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Wind, Blowing Snow Could Be Problem For Afternoon Rush

Tuesday morning’s snowfall combined with blustery winds this afternoon could cause visibility issues for commuters during the evening rush.


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Wind, Blowing Snow Could Make For Difficult Driving

Snow and blowing snow to continue until late this morning.



Hot, Sticky And Windy With A High Of 90 Degrees

It’s Bermuda shorts and sunscreen weather, as the high hits a tropical 90 degrees Thursday and a roasting wind prompts an advisory.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012


Temperatures To Hit 80s, But Rain Chance To Persist

Chicago’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.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012


Temperature To Climb To 70, But Wind Draws Concerns

The temperature is expected to hit a balmy 70 degrees with sunny skies Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Daley Plaza

Temperatures To Climb To Upper 60s; Chance Of Afternoon Rain

On 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.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

Snow Blower

Mild Conditions Giving Way To Snow, Icy Wind

A day that began with rain and mild temperatures is giving way to cold, snow and blustering winds.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Photo Of A Highway In Winter Whiteout Snow Conditions. (Michael Williams/Getty Images)

Snowstorm To Slam Chicago Area Thursday

Enjoy 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.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Waves On Lakefront

Lake Michigan Turns Brown After Huge Waves Last Week

The 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.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Wind Damage: Car Crushed

High Winds Bring Major Damage, Waves Close Part Of Lakefront Bike Path

The 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.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

Wind On Michigan Avenue Bridge

Get Ready For Blasting Winds This Afternoon

A blasting wind and high waves will soon arrive in the Chicago area, as a storm system drops down from Manitoba.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011


Stubborn Rain To Move Out, Chilly Wind To Blow In

Are you sick and tired of the on-again, off-again rain that the Chicago area has been experiencing for the whole past week? If so, you’re in luck. But we hope you like wind.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

O'Hare Travelers

O’Hare Cancels Flights As Flood Advisory Goes Into Effect

Hail is falling across the Chicagoland area with thunderstorms producing torrential rainfall that could cause some flooding Tuesday night.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

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Weekend Heat To Bring On Potential For Tornadoes

A warm yet cloudy Saturday will make way for a dramatic Sunday, as a mixture of warm temperatures and heavy wind gusts could produce tornadoes in the Chicago area.


Lake Michigan Waves

Dangerous Cold, Winds Plague Chicago Area

Only light snow was falling in the immediate Chicago area this morning, but the frigid, windy misery continues.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2010

Skyline Stage

Wind Blows Roof Off Skyline Stage At Navy Pier

Strong winds blew the entire roof off a Navy Pier stage Saturday afternoon. Nobody was injured.


Two Workers Shovel Out A Car In Winter Snow. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Winter Weather Cancels More Than 1,600 Chicago Flights

Blustery winds have hit the area and snow continues to fall Sunday, as severe winter weather moving across the Midwest is wreaking havoc for travelers at Chicago’s airports.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2010

Edison Park Damage

Wind Moves Out, Mercury To Plunge

The worst of the wind is over, but Chicagoans are advised to watch out for debris on streets and sidewalks as they make their way to work or school.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2010

Downed Power Line

More Damaging Winds Sweep In

Another bout of damaging high winds is expected today, as people try to clean up and ComEd crews struggle to get power restored.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2010

Willis Tower

Cyclone Winds Close Willis Tower Skydeck

Even tourists who are willing to brave the wind on Tuesday won’t be able to see the views from the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2010