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Today's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy

Today's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast. Watch »

Jan 24, 2015
1 to 2 Inches Expected in Wintry Mix

1 to 2 Inches Expected in Wintry Mix

One to two inches of snow are expected to fall in Sunday's winter storm system, leading to wet, slippery... Watch »

4 hours ago
1 to 3 Inches of Snow on the Way

1 to 3 Inches of Snow on the Way

NBC 5 meteorologist Alicia Roman says the Chicago area can expect one to three inches of snow on Sunday followed by... Watch »

Jan 24, 2015
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
Models Agree on Weekend Snow, Differ on Amounts

Models Agree on Weekend Snow, Differ on Amounts

The models agree that the snowfall will likely be heaviest closer to the Illinois/Wisconsin state line and along... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Winter Double Whammy: First Storm Hits East Coast

Winter Double Whammy: First Storm Hits East Coast

Millions across the Northeast woke up to snow Saturday morning after an overnight storm, which was expected to last... Watch »

Jan 24, 2015
Coldest Day in Chicago History Recorded This Date 30 Years Ago

Coldest Day in Chicago History Recorded This Date 30 Years Ago

On Jan. 20, 1985, temperatures dropped to 27 below zero with a wind chill temperature of 80 below zero, which was... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Warmer Weather Means Increased Dangers on Ice

Warmer Weather Means Increased Dangers on Ice

As they do every winter, city officials are warning people to stay off the ice Watch »

Jan 19, 2015
Warm Weather to Continue Into the Week

Warm Weather to Continue Into the Week

Temperatures will remain mostly in the 30s throughout the week, but there will be two chances for snow flurries... Watch »

Jan 18, 2015
NOAA: 2014 Was Warmest Year on Record

NOAA: 2014 Was Warmest Year on Record

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA calculated that 2014 was the hottest year in 135 years... Watch »

Jan 16, 2015
Family Creates Giant Icicle in Yard

Family Creates Giant Icicle in Yard

A tree trimmer climbed into one of Ragel's trees with a hose and turned on the water when temperatures dropped a few... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
Car Tips for Cold Weather

Car Tips for Cold Weather

This week's cold weather has kept vehicle and car services busy. NBC Chicago's Lauren Jiggetts reports on how to... Watch »

Jan 8, 2015
Chicago's Biggest Weather Stories of 2014

Chicago's Biggest Weather Stories of 2014

The year 2014 could very well be remembered in Chicago as "the year of the polar vortex." Read »

Dec 30, 2014
How to Keep Pets Safe in Cold Weather

How to Keep Pets Safe in Cold Weather

In the midst of a brutal winter blast, Chicago area residents will also need to take extra precautions to keep their... Watch »

Jan 6, 2015
More Snow, Temperature Dip Coming to Chicago Area

More Snow, Temperature Dip Coming to Chicago Area

The Chicago area will see another 1 to 2 inches of snow Sunday afternoon and into the night, but the winter weather... Watch »

Jan 11, 2015
Warmer Weather, More Snow on the Way

Warmer Weather, More Snow on the Way

After a brutally cold week, the Wind Child Advisory is set to end on Saturday with temperatures rising through the... Watch »

Jan 10, 2015
CPS Resumes Classes After Cold Snap Closures

CPS Resumes Classes After Cold Snap Closures

Is there school today? It's a common question when the snow falls and temperatures tumble. Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

Wind Chill Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

After climbing into the teens overnight, temperatures began falling again Friday with a Wind Chill Advisory taking... Watch »

Jan 9, 2015
Tips to Cope When It's Ridiculously Cold

Tips to Cope When It's Ridiculously Cold

Cold weather is blasting the D.C. area this week. Here's how you can keep safe and warm. Read »

Jan 8, 2015
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