In Chicago, climate change makes it harder to effectively protect the lakefront
The first major storm this year pounded the lakefront.
Early November snow freezes commutes, delays trains, cancels more than 800 flights
Snow this early on makes getting around the city a bit more difficult.
Chicago had a rare first snowfall in October and the snowiest Halloween in history
The end of October saw low temps, record snow, and high winds.
Protecting the lakefront from high water and erosion could cost billions
Chicagoans can expect a nasty winter ahead when it comes to waves and flooding.
City installs barriers to protect roads, beaches, and paths from rising water levels
Lake Michigan’s high water is taking a heavy toll on beaches, trails, and other waterfront infrastructure.
Prepare for severe storms to bring heavy rain and high winds
Plus, eerie shelf clouds downstate
Heavy rain and thunderstorms threaten flash flooding, increased chance of tornados
The weather will rise already record high lake and river levels
After extreme weather, Chicago temps will cool off to low 60s
Monday’s weather is the coolest the city has been in 10 days
As heat wave grips Chicago with temps near 100 degrees, ‘all hands on deck’ Lightfoot says
Scorching heat and thunderstorms through the weekend
Before the heat wave: Chicago sees flooding, pea-sized hail, and thunderstorms
As if high temps weren’t enough
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What you need to know about the Chicago heat wave
Dangerous triple-digit heat expected this week
The heat and humidity could make it feel like 105 degrees
High winds bring dangerous waves to beaches as hotter weather arrives
Beach goers should stay out of the water during the hazard warning, the weather services advises.
June was chilly, but didn’t set a new record
The average temperature was 67.8 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
12 photos from Sunday’s weather-shortened Pride Parade
A sudden downpour did little to derail the festivities—at least until officials cut things short.
Blame a record-breaking rainy spring for a cold start to summer
60 degrees in June? No thanks.
Rain clears in Chicago but flooding is still a risk
Another round of thunderstorms and rain will arrive before the weekend dries out.
Chicago’s weather record for late snow is in May, will it be broken?
The last time Chicago saw this much snow was 30 years ago.
High winds, cold storm trigger tornado watch
Learn the signs of a tornado and seek shelter immediately.
Ice storm, freezing rain turn Chicago into frozen sculpture
Monday’s storm left trees, street signs, and bikes covered in ice
Chicago forecast: Warm, cloudy weekend with rain and fog
Subzero temperatures end for now
Chicago set new cold weather records
Rockford and Illinois broke all-time record temps
Extreme cold continues to slow Metra, cancel hundreds of flights, close schools
City workers are buzzing to make sure residents are safe
Chicago handles extreme cold like no other city
A coordinated effort of at least 11 agencies
Illinois in ‘state disaster’ mode as life-threatening windchill arrives
What you need to know about the dangerous Arctic air
Chicago forecast: Record-breaking cold, brutal subzero windchill arrives
Early Thursday will bring the lowest subzero temperatures
Chicago weather: Where to stay warm and how to help in extreme cold
Donate single-ride CTA passes, park fieldhouses are open
Arctic front arrives, watch for coldest temperatures in years
Windchill temperatures will reach -20 to -30
Winter storm watch begins Friday, forecasts say 4 to 8 inches of snow
Snowfall will begin Friday afternoon
Relive snow-swept 1920’s Chicago in these 10 photos
Will the city ever see this much snow again?
14 photos that capture Chicago’s first big snow
One of the worst winter storms came early this year
After light morning snow, cold temperatures arrive early
The first snowfall was brief, expect cold winds tonight