• Cloudy -7°
    Outdoor Barbecue Current Weather
    • Relative Humidity
      63%
    • RealFeel
      -29°
    • Wind
      Speed
      14 mph
  • Today

    Jan 27

    Hi -6°

    Clearing; breezy, not as cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      3%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      -29°
    • Wind
      Gust
      24 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Jan 28

    Hi -3°

    Sunny and frigid

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      -25°
    • Wind
      Gust
      22 mph
    Day Details >
  • Thursday

    Jan 29

    Hi 1°

    Sunny, but very cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      0%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      -17°
    • Wind
      Gust
      21 mph
    Day Details >
Next

The cold wave will continue through Friday

1/27 1/28 Now: 3:08pm
PM 3-7
  • 3pm Partly sunny -7° 0%
  • 4pm Mostly sunny -7° 0%
  • 5pm Mostly sunny -6° 0%
  • 6pm Clear -7° 0%
  • 7pm Clear -9° 0%
AM 2-7
  • 2am Clear -11° 0%
  • 3am Clear -13° 0%
  • 4am Mostly clear -14° 0%
  • 5am Mostly clear -15° 0%
  • 6am Mostly clear -14° 0%
  • 7am Mostly clear -13° 0%
AM 8-1
  • 8am Clear -12° 0%
  • 9am Clear -11° 0%
  • 10am Clear -10° 0%
  • 11am Sunny -8° 0%
  • 12pm Sunny -6° 0%
  • 1pm Sunny -4° 0%
Hourly Forecast >
Jan 27, 2015; 5:00 PM ET
A fast-moving clipper system will produce rain and snow across Chicago for Thursday.
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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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