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Friday's Forecast: Mostly Sunny

Friday's Forecast: Mostly Sunny

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

2 hours ago
Chicago-Area Snow Totals

Chicago-Area Snow Totals

The Chicago area saw a burst of late-winter snow Wednesday afternoon and evening with many cities blanketed by seve... Read »

3 hours ago
Lake Effect Snow to Taper As Cold Moves In

Lake Effect Snow to Taper As Cold Moves In

Lake Effect Snow Warnings and Wind Chill Advisories were issued Thursday for parts of the Chicago area as a bitter... Watch »

2 hours ago
February Freeze Could Break 140-Year-Old Record in Chicago

February Freeze Could Break 140-Year-Old Record in Chicago

With the end of February just days away, Chicago inches closer to breaking a 140-year-old weather record. Watch »

Feb 24, 2015
Scientists Say Great Lakes Ice Could Mean Cool Spring

Scientists Say Great Lakes Ice Could Mean Cool Spring

Last year, lake ice lingered into June. If this happens again, Chicago is in for another cool spring. Read »

Feb 23, 2015
Share Your Weather Photos

Share Your Weather Photos

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

Jan 31, 2015
All You Need to Know About Wind Chill

All You Need to Know About Wind Chill

As Chicago braces for record-breaking cold temperatures and a Wind Chill Advisory, here's a guide to all you need to... Watch »

Feb 18, 2015
How to Prepare for Severe Weather

How to Prepare for Severe Weather

Stay a step ahead of the storm with tips from NBC Chicago's Storm Team meteorologists. Read »

Feb 17, 2015
How to Get Out of a Skid on Icy Road

How to Get Out of a Skid on Icy Road

TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen gives tips on how to stay safe behind the wheel in winter... Read »

Feb 19, 2015
Wind Chill Advisory in Effect Until 9 a.m.

Wind Chill Advisory in Effect Until 9 a.m.

Wind chill values during the advisory will be in the -20 to -30 degree range. Watch »

Feb 23, 2015
Warmer Temps, Snow to Come This Weekend

Warmer Temps, Snow to Come This Weekend

“Bitter, but better” sums up the weekend weather forecast. Watch »

Feb 20, 2015
Friday Wind Chill Advisories Expire

Friday Wind Chill Advisories Expire

Wind Chill Advisories that had been in effect through early Friday morning were allowed to expire, but that doesn't... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Chicago Breaks Two Cold Weather Records Thursday

Chicago Breaks Two Cold Weather Records Thursday

A Wind Chill Advisory kicked in at 6 p.m. Wednesday and lasts through 12 p.m. Thursday. Watch »

Feb 19, 2015
School Closings in the Chicago Area

School Closings in the Chicago Area

As dangerously cold weather looms over the Chicago area, many question whether schools will be open. Read »

Feb 19, 2015
Bostonians Jump into Snowbanks

Bostonians Jump into Snowbanks

After record snowfall, some thrill-seekers are attempting to have some fun. Watch »

Feb 18, 2015
Ice Storm Leaves 300K Without Power in South

Ice Storm Leaves 300K Without Power in South

More than 300,000 people woke up without power after a rare band of snow and ice sliced across the South, NBC News... Read »

Feb 17, 2015
TV News Crew Nearly Hit in Crash

TV News Crew Nearly Hit in Crash

A TV news crew in Virginia who left a camera recording outside their truck captured a winter weather crash. Watch »

Feb 17, 2015
Warming Centers in Cook, DuPage Counties

Warming Centers in Cook, DuPage Counties

When Mother Nature takes the temperature to dangerous levels, it's important to find a safe place to stay warm. Read »

Jan 5, 2015
Kids Play Hockey at Soldier Field on Bitter Cold Day

Kids Play Hockey at Soldier Field on Bitter Cold Day

Monday, Presidents Day, was a day the Northwest Bolts hockey association has been waiting for. Despite the cold,... Watch »

Feb 16, 2015
Woman Says Explosives Were Used in

Woman Says Explosives Were Used in "Dibs" Attack

A Logan Square woman heading to work found her car destroyed -- inside and out -- and suspects "dibs"... Watch »

Feb 12, 2015
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