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Chicago Blizzard by the Numbers

Chicago's historic blizzard by the numbers. View »

Feb 2, 2015
Storm Ranks as City's Fifth Snowiest

Storm Ranks as City's Fifth Snowiest

Sunday was the snowiest February 1 Chicago has ever seen, and the storm dropped enough snow to rank it as the fifth... Read »

Feb 2, 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
7 Tips To Stay Safe While Shoveling

7 Tips To Stay Safe While Shoveling

From digging out cars to clearing driveways and sidewalks, the snow needs to be shoveled, but doctors warn such... Read »

Feb 1, 2015
5 Biggest Snowstorms to Hit Northeast

5 Biggest Snowstorms to Hit Northeast

The Northeast is bracing for a “historic” snowstorm that is expected to pummel an area from Philadelphia all the way... Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Snow Means Free Furniture for Some Art Van Customers

Snow Means Free Furniture for Some Art Van Customers

Super Bowl Sunday turned out to be costly for Art Van furniture in Chicago. Read »

Feb 2, 2015
Super Bowl Storm Delays Garbage Collection

Super Bowl Storm Delays Garbage Collection

Due to drifting snow and icy conditions, Waste Management of Illinois will operate on a holiday schedule during the... Read »

Feb 2, 2015
CPS Classes Resume Tuesday as City Digs Out

CPS Classes Resume Tuesday as City Digs Out

Classes were canceled Monday for Chicago Public Schools students, one day after the city set a new record for the... Watch »

Feb 2, 2015
Sheriff: One-Third of Jail Staffers Called Off Work

Sheriff: One-Third of Jail Staffers Called Off Work

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart on Monday limited visitor and detainee movement inside the county jail until further... Read »

Feb 2, 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
Winter Storm Watch Issued for Chicago Area

Winter Storm Watch Issued for Chicago Area

Weather models predict several inches of snow for the Chicago area Sunday night in what could be the season's... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Lake Effect Snow Showers Possible in NW Indiana

Lake Effect Snow Showers Possible in NW Indiana

Conditions may be dry for most of the Chicago area Thursday afternoon, but for parts of northwest Indiana and... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Rain Overnight, Snowstorm Possible This Weekend

Rain Overnight, Snowstorm Possible This Weekend

Enjoy the sunshine and clear skies while you can because there's some wet weather forecast for Chicago this week and... Watch »

Jan 28, 2015
Icy Roads Blamed For Spin-Outs, Crashes

Icy Roads Blamed For Spin-Outs, Crashes

Streets and Sanitation deployed more than 280 snow plows and salt spreaders to neighborhood and side streets. Read »

Jan 27, 2015
Flurries, Freezing Rain Make For Tough Monday Afternoon Commute

Flurries, Freezing Rain Make For Tough Monday Afternoon Commute

While not significant, the light snow is enough to cause problems on roadways. Read »

Jan 26, 2015
Northeast Braces for

Northeast Braces for "Crippling" Snowstorm

A huge swath of the Northeast, from Philadelphia all the way to northern New England, is bracing for a snowstorm... Watch »

Jan 26, 2015
More Than 85 Flights Cancelled at O'Hare

More Than 85 Flights Cancelled at O'Hare

Airlines cancelled more than 85 flights Sunday morning at O'Hare International Airport as wet snow hit the Chicago... Read »

Jan 25, 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 »

Jan 25, 2015
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
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
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