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Friday's Forecast: Lake Effect Snow, Otherwise Mostly Cloudy

Friday's Forecast: Lake Effect Snow, Otherwise Mostly Cloudy

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

2 hours ago
Light Snowfall Expected Through Morning

Light Snowfall Expected Through Morning

Chicago's Department of Streets and Sanitation early Friday deployed 200 snow plows and salt trucks. Read »

2 hours ago
Antarctica Ice Shelves Melting at Faster Pace: Study

Antarctica Ice Shelves Melting at Faster Pace: Study

Antarctica’s floating ice shelves have thinned by as much as 18 percent in the last two decades, and the melting is... Read »

Mar 26, 2015
Deadly Tornadoes Sweep Through Okla.

Deadly Tornadoes Sweep Through Okla.

The slow start to the nation's tornado season came to a violent end Wednesday, when tornadoes raked through Oklahoma... Watch »

Mar 26, 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
Tuesday Brings Rain Showers, Thunderstorms

Tuesday Brings Rain Showers, Thunderstorms

The Chicago area will continue to ride a winter-spring weather roller coaster this week. Watch »

Mar 24, 2015
Snowfall Totals Across Chicago Area

Snowfall Totals Across Chicago Area

Here’s a look at snowfall totals across the Chicago area. Watch »

Mar 23, 2015

Your March Snow Photos

Spring may have technically sprung, but a taste of winter -- and snow -- returned to the Chicago area on Monday. View »

Mar 23, 2015
Snowy Commute: Accidents, Airport Cancellations Reported

Snowy Commute: Accidents, Airport Cancellations Reported

Snowy and icy conditions made for a tough rush hour commute Monday morning as several accidents were reported across... Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Mother Nature Dumps Spring Snow on Chicago Area

Mother Nature Dumps Spring Snow on Chicago Area

The snowfall record for this date was the 7 inches that fell on March 23, 1897. Watch »

Mar 23, 2015
Spring Kicks Off With Snow in the Forecast

Spring Kicks Off With Snow in the Forecast

After last week's unseasonably warm weather, temperatures continue to drop this weekend with a chance for snow Sund... Watch »

Mar 21, 2015
Light Showers

Light Showers

NBC Chicago's Brant Miller gives us a look at the full forecast. Watch »

Mar 19, 2015
High Winds Threaten 14-Foot Waves at Lakeshore

High Winds Threaten 14-Foot Waves at Lakeshore

The luck of the Irish left Chicago in the dust on St. Patrick's Day after granting a warm, sunny weekend of festivi... Watch »

Mar 17, 2015
Temperatures Drop

Temperatures Drop

NBC Chicago's Brant Miller gives us a look at the forecast. Watch »

Mar 16, 2015
It's Official: This Winter Was Boston's Snowiest on Record

It's Official: This Winter Was Boston's Snowiest on Record

Boston's miserable winter is now also its snowiest season — going back to 1872. The official measurement of 108.6... Watch »

Mar 16, 2015
Taste of Summer to Bring 70-Degree Temps

Taste of Summer to Bring 70-Degree Temps

As southwesterly and westerly winds hit the Chicago area Sunday, temperatures will soar to around 70 degrees by... Watch »

Mar 16, 2015
Warm Weekend

Warm Weekend

NBC Chicago's Brant Miller gives us a look at the weekend weather. Watch »

Mar 14, 2015
8' of Snow Buries Italian Town

8' of Snow Buries Italian Town

Capracotta, Italy saw 100.8 inches of snow in just 18 hours on Thursday, March 5. Watch »

Mar 12, 2015
Warmest Day of the Year Ahead

Warmest Day of the Year Ahead

Spring fever has struck Chicago, and temperatures continue to rise with the potential for a nearly 70-degree days... Watch »

Mar 11, 2015
Thaw Continues

Thaw Continues

NBC Chicago's Brant Miller gives us a look at the forecast. Watch »

Mar 10, 2015
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