• Tonight

    Mar 1

    Lo 8°

    Clearing and bitterly cold

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      52%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      30°
    • Wind
      Gust
      18 mph
  • Mon

    Mar 2

    29°Lo 23°

    Partly sunny and cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      9%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      42°
    • Wind
      Gust
      9 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 3

    39°Lo 10°

    Wintry mix to rain

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      79%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      29°
    • Wind
      Gust
      23 mph
    more
  • Wed

    Mar 4

    18°Lo -2°

    Rather cloudy and much colder

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      11%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      27 mph
    more
  • Thu

    Mar 5

    16°Lo 3°

    Sunny, but frigid

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      16 mph
    more
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Hi 26° RealFeel® 30° Precipitation 52%

Day

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W

  • WSW 6 mph
  • Gusts: 18 mph

Cold; a couple of flurries this morning, then times of clouds and sun this afternoon

  • Max UV Index: 2 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0.01 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0.2 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 1 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 8° RealFeel® -3° Precipitation 0%

Night

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E

S

W

  • WNW 9 mph
  • Gusts: 16 mph

Frigid; plenty of clouds this evening, then partly cloudy late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs

Temperature History - Mar 1

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  Today Normal Record 3/1/2014
High 26° 40° N/A 28°
Low 24° N/A 10°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:28 AM with 11:15 of sunlight, then sets at 5:43 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 2:16 PM with 14:16 of moolight, then sets at 4:32 AM

West Chicago Weather Report

Chicago: Wintry Mix to Precede Harsh Cold

March 1, 2015; 5:52 PM ET

While Chicago will escape the brunt of a snowstorm moving from the Rockies to the Midwest, the city will still see some wintry precipitation early this week. 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.

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