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Sunshine and becoming windier
Partly sunny and milder
Mostly cloudy with a shower
Mostly cloudy and colder
Chicago will be watching to see if a storm grazes the region at the beginning of the week but milder air will make a comeback. more >
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.