July 2, 2015; 2:34 AM ET
The Chicago area will experience a drop in temperatures into late week before a mostly sunny Independence Day unfolds. more >
Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers and a thunderstorm
Rises at 5:25 AM with 15:03 of sunlight, then sets at 8:28 PM
Rises at 8:18 AM with 3:32 of moolight, then sets at 11:51 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.