• Light snow 17°
    Outdoor Barbecue Current Weather
    • Relative Humidity
      64%
    • RealFeel
      -9°
    • Wind
      Speed
      23 mph
  • Tonight

    Feb 8

    Lo 9°

    Winds gradually subsiding

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      63%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      -4°
    • Wind
      Speed
      24 mph
    Day Details >
  • Tomorrow

    Feb 9

    Hi 16°

    Windy with clouds breaking

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      0%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      -3°
    • Wind
      Speed
      17 mph
    Day Details >
  • Wednesday

    Feb 10

    Hi 18°

    A little afternoon snow

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      55%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      15°
    • Wind
      Speed
      7 mph
    Day Details >
Next

The cold wave will continue through Thursday

2/8 2/9 Now: 10:13pm
PM 10-2
  • 10pm Mostly cloudy 16° 6%
  • 11pm Mostly cloudy 15° 6%
  • 12am Cloudy 15° 4%
  • 1am Cloudy 14° 0%
  • 2am Cloudy 13° 0%
AM 9-2
  • 9am Mostly cloudy 9° 0%
  • 10am Mostly cloudy 10° 0%
  • 11am Mostly cloudy 12° 0%
  • 12pm Mostly cloudy 13° 0%
  • 1pm Partly sunny 15° 0%
  • 2pm Partly sunny 15° 0%
PM 3-8
  • 3pm Partly sunny 16° 0%
  • 4pm Partly sunny 16° 0%
  • 5pm Partly sunny 15° 0%
  • 6pm Partly cloudy 13° 0%
  • 7pm Clear 12° 0%
  • 8pm Clear 12° 0%
Hourly Forecast >
Feb 08, 2016; 1:34 AM ET
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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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