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Today's Forecast: Sunny, Cold Start

Today's Forecast: Sunny, Cold Start

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

Mar 2, 2015
Snow, Sleet, Rain

Snow, Sleet, Rain

NBC Chicago's Brant Miller has the full forecast. Watch »

42 minutes ago
Wintry Mix to Make for Tough Morning Commute

Wintry Mix to Make for Tough Morning Commute

The precipitation should start falling early Tuesday, at about 2 or 3 a.m. Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Chicago Ties 140-Year Record for Coldest February

Chicago Ties 140-Year Record for Coldest February

As February came to a close Saturday, Chicago tied for one more cold-related record. Watch »

Feb 28, 2015
Morning Low Temp Breaks 131-Year Record

Morning Low Temp Breaks 131-Year Record

The low temperature recorded at O'Hare International Airport Saturday morning was -10 degrees. Watch »

Feb 28, 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
Another Round of Snow

Another Round of Snow

We'll see the sun shining in the early hours of Saturday, but prepare for snow to begin to fall by evening. Watch »

Feb 28, 2015
More Snow, Cold Head for Chicago

More Snow, Cold Head for Chicago

Chicagoans ... steel yourselves. There's more snow and more cold headed for the city and suburbs this weekend into... Read »

Feb 27, 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
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
Friday Wind Chill Advisory Expires

Friday Wind Chill Advisory Expires

The good news: Friday will be bright and sunny. The bad news: It's still cold. Dangerously cold. Watch »

Feb 27, 2015
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... Read »

Feb 26, 2015
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 »

Feb 26, 2015
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
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
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