September 30, 2014; 7:29 AM ET
The Chicago area is set for a roller-coaster weather pattern over the next few days as temperatures rise and fall in between alternating sunny and stormy skies. more >
Cooler with clouds giving way to some sun
Rises at 6:47 AM with 11:49 of sunlight, then sets at 6:36 PM
Rises at 12:59 PM with 10:02 of moolight, then sets at 11:01 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.