• Today

    Mar 2

    30°Lo 22°

    Partly sunny and cold

    Fair for biking
    • Precip
      4%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      8 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 3

    38°Lo 10°

    A wintry mix changing to rain

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      78%
    • Hours of Precip
      5.5
    • Wind
      Gust
      29 mph
  • Wed

    Mar 4

    16°Lo -3°

    Clouds and sun; much colder

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      15%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      27 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    12°Lo 2°

    Sunny, but frigid

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      4%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Mar 6

    32°Lo 23°

    Periods of sun; not as cold

    Poor for biking
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hours of Precip
      0
    • Wind
      Gust
      32 mph
    more
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Hi 38° RealFeel® 24° Precipitation 78%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 18 mph
  • Gusts: 29 mph

Cloudy and breezy with rain, a little wintry mix early with little or no accumulation

  • Max UV Index: 1 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 5%
  • Precipitation: 0.35 in
  • Rain: 0.28 in
  • Snow: 0.1 in
  • Ice: 0.07 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 5.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 4.5 hrs
Lo 10° RealFeel® -4° Precipitation 11%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • WNW 16 mph
  • Gusts: 25 mph

Windy and colder with low clouds

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 5%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Mar 3

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 3/3/2014
High 38° 43° 78° (1974) 19°
Low 10° 24° -6° (2014) -6°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:27 AM with 11:21 of sunlight, then sets at 5:48 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 4:11 PM with 13:29 of moolight, then sets at 5:40 AM

Ottawa Weather Report

Chicago: Wintry Mix to Precede Harsh Cold

March 2, 2015; 8:15 AM ET

While Chicago will escape the brunt of a snowstorm moving from the Rockies to the Midwest, the city will still see some wintry precipitation early this week. 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.