Sunny to partly cloudy with a thunderstorm in parts of the area this afternoon
A thunderstorm in spots this evening; otherwise, mostly cloudy
Rises at 6:17 AM with 13:37 of sunlight, then sets at 7:54 PM
Rises at 3:10 AM with 14:00 of moolight, then sets at 5:10 PM
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.