Winter Weather Advisory Remains, With A Wind Chill Advisory To FollowThe Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the Chicagoland area until 6 a.m. Sunday, followed by a Windy Chill Advisory from 6 a.m. Sunday until 10 a.m. Monday.
Illinois Tollway Launches 24-Hour Zero Weather Road PatrolsThe Illinois Tollway is launching Wednesday around-the-clock 'Zero Weather Road Patrols' to aid stranded drivers during the Wind Chill Advisory.
Wind Chill Advisory Issued For Chicagoland AreaThe National Weather Service issued a Wind Chill Advisory for the entire Chicagoland area effective until 10 a.m. Thursday morning.
Frigid Temperatures Follow On Heels Of Thursday's Heavy SnowAfter 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.
Arctic Cold Returns After Brief Weekend WarmupChicago 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.
Arctic Conditions Break Feb. 19 Record For Cold In ChicagoAround 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.
Dangerous Cold Settling In; Wind Chill Advisory On Tap OvernightBrutal, 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.
Wind Chill Advisory Issued For Chicago Area Saturday Evening, Travel Warning For Parts Of IndianaThe 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.