May 4, 2015; 12:07 AM ET
The month of May has opened the door for warm air to flow into the Chicago area following a cool end to April. more >
Mostly sunny, breezy and very warm
Mostly cloudy and warm with a thunderstorm or two
Rises at 5:41 AM with 14:18 of sunlight, then sets at 7:59 PM
Rises at 11:25 PM with 10:03 of moolight, then sets at 9:28 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.