• Early AM

    Apr 30

    Lo 45°

    Mostly cloudy

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      22%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      53°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Today

    Apr 30

    51°Lo 46°

    Breezy with rain, some heavy

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      56%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      45°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Sun

    May 1

    58°Lo 41°

    Warmer with occasional rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      57°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
  • Mon

    May 2

    63°Lo 42°

    Partly sunny

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      72°
    • Wind
      Speed
      4 mph
    more
  • Tue

    May 3

    69°Lo 51°

    More sunshine than clouds

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      20%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      71°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
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A little rain 57° Lo 49° RealFeel® 56° / 43°

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  • Precipitation: 55%
  • Rain: 0.02 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Humidity: 81%
  • Cloud Cover: 92%
  • Dew Point: 48° F
  • Visibility: 10 mi
8 mph

Temperature History - May 1

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  Today Normal Record 5/1/2015
High 58° 68° 90° (1952) 70°
Low 41° 46° 29° (1918) 42°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:52 AM with 14:02 of sunlight, then sets at 7:54 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:46 AM with 11:11 of moolight, then sets at 1:57 PM

Ottawa Weather Report

Chicago: Warmup to follow cool, damp weekend

April 30, 2016; 4:47 AM ET

Following a cool and rainy weekend, warmer conditions will arrive in the Chicago area early next 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.

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