• Tonight

    Mar 4

    Lo 3°

    Clear and frigid

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      17°
    • Wind
      Gust
      21 mph
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    15°Lo -2°

    Sunny, but very cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Mar 6

    26°Lo 21°

    Sunny and breezy

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      12°
    • Wind
      Gust
      28 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Mar 7

    38°Lo 21°

    Chilly with clouds and sun

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      4%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      33°
    • Wind
      Gust
      18 mph
    more
  • Sun

    Mar 8

    39°Lo 25°

    Times of clouds and sun

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      10%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      36°
    • Wind
      Gust
      14 mph
    more
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UV Index 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Temperature History - Mar 4

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 3/4/2014
High 20° 42° 72° (1983) 26°
Low 26° -7° (2002) 11°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:23 AM with 11:24 of sunlight, then sets at 5:47 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:05 PM with 13:02 of moolight, then sets at 6:07 AM

Joliet Weather Report

Chicago: Bitter Cold to Depart by the Weekend

March 4, 2015; 2:53 PM ET

While frigid conditions will encompass the Chicago area over the next couple of days, the weekend will offer a break from the bitter cold. more >

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.

Wed. Outdoor Entertaining

Wed. Wind Maps

Wed. UV Index