• Tonight

    Mar 3

    Lo 12°

    Cloudy, breezy and colder

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      57%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      31°
    • Wind
      Gust
      23 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Mar 4

    19°Lo -1°

    Partly sunny; breezy, colder

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      24 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    14°Lo 0°

    Sunny, but very cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
  • Fri

    Mar 6

    28°Lo 27°

    Sunny, breezy and not as cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      13°
    • Wind
      Gust
      31 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Mar 7

    39°Lo 16°

    Clearing

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      34°
    • Wind
      Gust
      18 mph
    more
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Temperature History - Mar 5

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 3/5/2014
High 14° 43° 73° (1983) 24°
Low 26° -7° (2002) 19°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:22 AM with 11:26 of sunlight, then sets at 5:48 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 6:01 PM with 12:34 of moolight, then sets at 6:35 AM

Joliet Weather Report

Chicago: Bitter Cold to Depart by the Weekend

March 3, 2015; 6:35 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.

Thu. Outdoor Entertaining

Thu. Wind Maps

Thu. UV Index