• Tonight

    Mar 1

    Lo 9°

    Bitterly cold with clearing

    Outdoor Barbecue Weather
    • Precip
      50%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      29°
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
  • Mon

    Mar 2

    29°Lo 23°

    Partly sunny and cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      8%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      42°
    • Wind
      Gust
      10 mph
    more
  • Tue

    Mar 3

    40°Lo 10°

    Wintry mix to rain

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

    Mar 4

    18°Lo -2°

    Mainly cloudy and much colder

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

    Mar 5

    16°Lo 4°

    Sunny and bitterly cold

    Poor for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      5%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
    • Wind
      Gust
      17 mph
    more
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Hi 40° RealFeel® 29° Precipitation 79%

Day

N

E

S

W

  • SSW 15 mph
  • Gusts: 24 mph

Breezy with snow, ice and rain becoming all rain, accumulating a coating to an inch

  • Max UV Index: 0 (Low)
  • Thunderstorms: 4%
  • Precipitation: 0.59 in
  • Rain: 0.45 in
  • Snow: 0.3 in
  • Ice: 0.09 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 7.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 6.5 hrs
Lo 10° RealFeel® -10° Precipitation 25%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • WNW 16 mph
  • Gusts: 25 mph

Mainly cloudy, breezy and colder

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 20%
  • 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 3

more Historical Weather Data >
  Today Normal Record 3/3/2014
High 40° 41° N/A 19°
Low 10° 25° N/A -2°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 6:25 AM with 11:20 of sunlight, then sets at 5:45 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

Astronomy >
Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 4:07 PM with 13:30 of moolight, then sets at 5:37 AM

Wheaton 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.

Tue. Outdoor Entertaining

Tue. Wind Maps

Tue. UV Index