May 25, 2015; 3:54 PM ET
Following the chance for early-week storms, temperatures in the Chicago area will be on a roller coaster leading into the weekend. more >
Partly sunny and warm with a shower or thunderstorm around
Rises at 5:22 AM with 14:53 of sunlight, then sets at 8:15 PM
Rises at 2:27 PM with 12:11 of moolight, then sets at 2:38 AM
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.