• Early AM

    Mar 4

    Lo 16°

    Frigid

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      0%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      27°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Today

    Mar 4

    18°Lo -2°

    Colder with periods of sun

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      7%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    14°Lo 2°

    Mostly sunny and frigid

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      6%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      10°
    • Wind
      Gust
      15 mph
    more
  • Fri

    Mar 6

    30°Lo 26°

    Clouds and sun; not as cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      25%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      13°
    • Wind
      Gust
      33 mph
    more
  • Sat

    Mar 7

    38°Lo 16°

    Partly sunny and chilly

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      20%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      35°
    • Wind
      Gust
      15 mph
    more
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Temperature History - Mar 4

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 3/4/2014
High 18° 40° N/A 24°
Low -2° 24° N/A

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:23 AM with 11:22 of sunlight, then sets at 5:45 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 5:03 PM with 13:03 of moolight, then sets at 6:06 AM

Wadsworth Weather Report

Chicago: Bitter Cold to Depart by the Weekend

March 3, 2015; 6:35 PM ET

While frigid conditions will encompass the Chicago area over the next couple of days, the weekend will offer a break from the bitter cold. more >

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.

Wed. Outdoor Entertaining

Wed. Wind Maps

Wed. UV Index