Thousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.
Though Friday and Saturday’s weather look pleasant and mild for this time of year, snow likely will start falling early Sunday morning.
A year ago, it seemed everyone who rode Metra was complaining about lousy service in the teeth of a bitterly cold and snowy winter. While there are still complaints this winter, they are far fewer than this time a year ago, when each day seemed to bring new emergencies.
Arthur Smith was discovered in his garage in the 17300 block of Emerson in Hazel Crest during a well-being check, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
If you were in Chicago 30 years ago today, there’s a good chance you were either hiding under your blankets, or bundled up in more layers of clothing than Randy from “A Christmas Story.”
Halfway through the winter, snowfall totals and cold temperatures hardly compare to Chicago’s brutal winter of 2014, though temperatures have been slightly below normal, forecasters say.
The following are snow totals for northern Illinois and northwest Indiana from Sunday night into Monday morning. National Weather Service measurements are usually taken at 7 a.m. NORTHERN ILLINOIS SNOWFALL LOCATION (COUNTY): INCHES ELBURN (KANE) […]
Ice fishermen have returned to some Chicago harbors, even though it might be a little early to be standing on the not-so-thick ice.
Though it was slightly warmer than Wednesday and Thursday when schools were closed for extreme cold, the official temperature in Chicago was no warmer than 4 degrees when most students would have been heading to school Friday morning.
While hundreds of Chicago area schools closed at least once week because of bitter cold temperatures and wind chills, there is at least one city in North America that never does under those conditions.
Chicago’s very cold weather brings problems, like frozen pipes, but higher temperatures forecast for next week could bring even worse problems: messy leaks.
A north suburban school superintendent apologized to parents Thursday, after cancelling classes due to the cold weather, after he had second thoughts about his decision.
Frigid temperatures brought another day off for most students in the Chicago area, leaving parents rushing to find daycare or other activities for their children.
If you don’t take seriously the deep freeze blanketing the Chicago area the past couple days, you do so at your own peril. Frostbite and hypothermia are real threats in this weather.
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.
A top city official said inspectors have been forced to take emergency action to help some tenants get adequate heat in their buildings during this week’s cold snap.
For those of us who had to come to work, the key to staying warm can be a few shortcuts, reports CBS 2’s Jim Williams.
A frigid blast of Arctic air has plunged wind chills so low, it has made it dangerous to go outside for an extended period of time.
When it snows — as it did Monday night and Tuesday morning — and when temperatures are expected to be brutally cold, school administrators across the Chicago area have a big decision to make: whether to call off school.
After a solid performance in its first major winter weather test on Tuesday, Metra’s top official said the commuter rail agency has been spending what it takes to keep the system running as smoothly as possible during the bitter cold.