August 1, 2014; 4:57 AM ET
Clouds and the chance for thunderstorms will continue to linger in the Chicago area into the weekend. more >
Times of clouds and sun with a shower or thunderstorm around this afternoon
A shower or thunderstorm in spots this evening; otherwise, partly cloudy
Rises at 5:46 AM with 14:26 of sunlight, then sets at 8:12 PM
Rises at 11:17 AM with 11:32 of moolight, then sets at 10:49 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.