July 24, 2016; 4:33 AM ET
Stifling heat has been baking the central United States but will finally ease across northern areas this weekend. more >
Mostly cloudy with a thunderstorm possible
Rises at 5:54 AM with 14:12 of sunlight, then sets at 8:06 PM
Rises at 9:45 AM with 12:26 of moolight, then sets at 10:11 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.