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Saturday's Forecast: Another Cloudy Day

Saturday's Forecast: Another Cloudy Day

NBC 5's Pete Sack has the complete forecast for this weekend. Watch »

Dec 20, 2014
Wet Christmas: Soaking Storm Brewing for the Holiday

Wet Christmas: Soaking Storm Brewing for the Holiday

The weather may disrupt Christmas travel on the East Coast as almost 100 million Americans take to the roads and... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Black Ice Causes Problems on Kennedy Expressway

Black Ice Causes Problems on Kennedy Expressway

A number of crashes and spin-outs prompted officials to close the Ohio and Ontario feeder ramps to Interstate 90/94... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Share Your Weather Photos

Share Your Weather Photos

Did you snap a great weather photo? Share it with us here! Read »

Apr 9, 2014
Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe weather events are becoming more common and more devastating. The difference between safety and calamity can... Read »

Jun 19, 2014
California Needs 11 Trillion Gallons of Water: NASA

California Needs 11 Trillion Gallons of Water: NASA

California will need 11 trillion gallons of water to overcome its historic drought, according to a NASA estimate... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Earth Still on Track for Record Warmest Year

Earth Still on Track for Record Warmest Year

Earth's average temperature in November was well above normal, keeping the globe on track for the warmest year since... Read »

Dec 15, 2014
Look: Rare Weather Event Fills Grand Canyon With Clouds

Look: Rare Weather Event Fills Grand Canyon With Clouds

A rare weather phenomenon at the Grand Canyon had visitors looking out on a sea of thick clouds just below the rim. Read »

Dec 12, 2014
Continental U.S. Enduring Coldest Year Since 1997

Continental U.S. Enduring Coldest Year Since 1997

The contiguous United States is having its coldest year since 1997 even as the world could be facing its warmest... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Mudslides, Power Outages as Storm Slams SoCal

Mudslides, Power Outages as Storm Slams SoCal

Southern Californians awoke to flash floods, mudslides, power outages and traffic chaos Friday as a powerful storm... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
Nor'easter Set to Bring Heavy Winds, Rain and Snow

Nor'easter Set to Bring Heavy Winds, Rain and Snow

A second nor'easter in two weeks will hit the I-95 corridor starting Tuesday, prompting winter storm watches and... Read »

Dec 9, 2014
21 Killed as Deadly Typhoon Rips Through Philippines

21 Killed as Deadly Typhoon Rips Through Philippines

Typhoon Haugpit lashed the eastern Philippines Sunday with ferocious winds and heavy rain that Watch »

Dec 8, 2014
November 2014 Was 4th-Coldest on Record in Illinois

November 2014 Was 4th-Coldest on Record in Illinois

Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel says November's statewide average temperature was 34.2 degrees — 8.2 degrees... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Mixed Precipitation Falls During Morning Commute

Mixed Precipitation Falls During Morning Commute

The temperature in most areas stayed just above the freezing mark, but there were areas that saw some freezing... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
A Pleasant Forecast Ahead for the Weekend

A Pleasant Forecast Ahead for the Weekend

Skies will be partly to mostly sunny with temperatures hovering right around the average for this time of year. Watch »

Dec 6, 2014
Floods, Mudslides Threaten California

Floods, Mudslides Threaten California

Another downpour of much needed rain is expected in California Wednesday, but forecasters warn of possible floods... Watch »

Dec 3, 2014
High Waves, Ice Force Lake Front Path Closed

High Waves, Ice Force Lake Front Path Closed

The path was closed near Oak Street on Monday, around 7:30 a.m., while crews worked to de-ice the path. Watch »

Dec 1, 2014
Weekend Warm-Up Predicted for Chicago Area

Weekend Warm-Up Predicted for Chicago Area

If you've been putting off decorating the outside of your house for the holidays, this may be the weekend to get it... Watch »

Nov 28, 2014
5 Cold-Related Deaths Reported in Cook County

5 Cold-Related Deaths Reported in Cook County

Two people, a northwest suburban man and a North Lawndale woman, died this week in Cook County at least in part... Read »

Nov 26, 2014
2014 Poised to Become Warmest Year on Record

2014 Poised to Become Warmest Year on Record

The Earth has broken three "warmest" records and is likely to see 2014 go down as the warmest since record... Read »

Nov 21, 2014
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