November 24, 2014; 1:50 PM ET
Cold air returns to Chicago this week and a mix of rain and snow will lead to a messy commute Monday evening. more >
Cold with rain mixing with, then changing to snow, accumulating 1-2"; breezy this afternoon
Snow showers; storm total snowfall a coating to an inch or two; watch for a rapid freeze up
Rises at 6:53 AM with 9:30 of sunlight, then sets at 4:23 PM
Rises at 8:45 AM with 9:59 of moolight, then sets at 6:44 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.