February 1, 2015; 9:10 AM ET
A major snowstorm will hit the Chicago area head on this weekend, leading to travel delays and major disruptions to daily activities. more >
Partly sunny and very cold
Mostly cloudy with rising temperatures
Rises at 7:00 AM with 10:14 of sunlight, then sets at 5:14 PM
Rises at 8:07 PM with 12:25 of moolight, then sets at 8:32 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.