Partly sunny with a thunderstorm in parts of the area this afternoon
A shower or thunderstorm in spots early on this evening; otherwise, partly cloudy
Rises at 6:34 AM with 13:58 of sunlight, then sets at 8:32 PM
Rises at 3:25 PM with -3:-55 of moolight, then sets at 11:30 AM
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.