• Friday

    May 15

    62°Lo 50°

    Mainly cloudy, a little rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      63°
    • Wind
      Gust
      32 mph
    more
  • Saturday

    May 16

    70°Lo 52°

    Warmer with plenty of sun

    Fair for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      0%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      72°
    • Wind
      Gust
      27 mph
    more
  • Sunday

    May 17

    70°Lo 52°

    Increasing clouds

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      77°
    • Wind
      Gust
      21 mph
    more
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Chicago: Warm, Stormy Weather to Span the Week

May 7, 2015; 4:02 AM ET

Showers and thunderstorms are in the offing for the Chicago area through the end of the week, in addition to doses of above-average warmth. more >

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Is Your Outdoor Gear Waterproof?

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.