• Today

    Mar 4

    17°Lo -2°

    Some sun, breezy and colder

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      25 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    11°Lo -2°

    Sunny and frigid

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      4%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      18 mph
  • Fri

    Mar 6

    25°Lo 22°

    Breezy with partial sunshine

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      13%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      29 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Mar 7

    38°Lo 22°

    Periods of sun; not as cold

    Fair for biking
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      21 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Mar 8

    37°Lo 23°

    Partly sunny

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
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Frigid 8° Lo -1° RealFeel® -1° / -20°

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  • Precipitation: 0%
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 66%
  • Cloud Cover: 1%
  • Dew Point: -5° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
12 mph

Temperature History - Mar 5

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  Today Normal Record 3/5/2014
High 11° 38° N/A 19°
Low -2° 19° N/A

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:23 AM with 11:25 of sunlight, then sets at 5:48 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 6:01 PM with 12:35 of moolight, then sets at 6:36 AM

Crystal Lake Weather Report

Chicago: Bitter Cold to Depart by the Weekend

March 4, 2015; 2:53 PM ET

While frigid conditions will encompass the Chicago area over the next couple of days, the weekend will offer a break from the bitter cold. more >

Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

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.