July 29, 2015; 4:45 PM ET
The Chicago area will have pleasant weather conditions heading into the weekend. more >
Considerable cloudiness with a bit of rain
Humid with considerable cloudiness; a little rain in the evening followed by a shower in spots late
Rises at 6:02 AM with 13:51 of sunlight, then sets at 7:53 PM
Rises at 7:59 AM with 12:48 of moolight, then sets at 8:47 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.