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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
Eight Earthquakes Rattle North Texas Tuesday

Eight Earthquakes Rattle North Texas Tuesday

Eight earthquakes hit North Texas within about nine hours of each other Tuesday and Wednesday. Watch »

Jan 7, 2015
Surveillance Video: Tornado Hits Store

Surveillance Video: Tornado Hits Store

Security cameras were recording when a tornado hit a store moments after employees fled. Watch »

Jan 6, 2015
Michiana to Get Lake Effect Snow Through Afternoon Hours

Michiana to Get Lake Effect Snow Through Afternoon Hours

Between 3 inches of 7 inches of snow could fall before air mass marches out of the area. Read »

Jan 7, 2015
Snow Moves Out of Chicago Area Ahead of Cold Front

Snow Moves Out of Chicago Area Ahead of Cold Front

A fast-moving clipper system on Tuesday morning continued its trek eastward after dropping several inches of new... Watch »

Jan 6, 2015
Metra Prepares for Cold, Snowy Chicago Blast

Metra Prepares for Cold, Snowy Chicago Blast

Following Monday delays, Metra plans to take extra measures to make sure trains are running on time before this... Watch »

Jan 5, 2015
Chicago Area Prepares for Severe Weather

Chicago Area Prepares for Severe Weather

Despite frigid temperatures Monday in the Chicago area, a new round of snow and even colder temperatures has city... Watch »

Jan 5, 2015

Chicago's First Snow of 2015

The first measurable snow of the season fell in Chicago over the weekend. Here are the snow photos our viewers sent... View »

Jan 5, 2015
More Precipitation, Frigid Temps on the Way

More Precipitation, Frigid Temps on the Way

More snow is in the forecast for tonight followed by frigid temperatures and wind chills well below zero for the... Watch »

Jan 3, 2015
City Deploys More Than 280 Snow Plows and Salt Spreaders

City Deploys More Than 280 Snow Plows and Salt Spreaders

The city's Department of Streets and Sanitation began with snow and ice removal on major streets and Lake Shore... Read »

Jan 3, 2015
Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

A winter weather roller coaster is coming to Chicago starting Friday night and extending into next week. Watch »

Jan 2, 2015
Bitter New Year's Eve Forecast for Chicago

Bitter New Year's Eve Forecast for Chicago

Chicagoans will be ringing in the New Year with a blast from the weather past. Watch »

Dec 31, 2014
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