October 23, 2014; 11:44 AM ET
Temperatures will gradually rise into the weekend in Chicago. more >
Breezy with sunshine and patchy clouds
Clear and colder
Rises at 7:17 AM with 10:40 of sunlight, then sets at 5:57 PM
Rises at 8:57 AM with 10:21 of moolight, then sets at 7:18 PM
Dec 5, 2012; 5:00 AM ET Now that it's cold enough to hit the slopes, you may want to look more closely at what materials your winter sports gear is made of. As it turns out, not all waterproofing is created equal.