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Winter Storm 2022

Winter Storm 2022
Winter Storm 2022

Family Builds A Polar Vortex Ice Lounge On Their Howard Street High-Rise Balcony: ‘The Kids Love It’

A local family turned the recent winter storm into the "perfect opportunity" to create the ice furniture.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

PHOTOS: Chicagoans Brave The Arctic Blast Before The Holidays

The temperatures remained subzero Friday morning after the winter storm's snowfall subsided.

Citywide

Park District Field Houses Open As Warming Centers During Winter Storm

Portions of the Lakefront Trail have been blocked, too, as the Park District urges Chicagoans to avoid the lakefront during the storm.

Citywide

Winter Storm Brings Snow, Frigid Temperatures, High Winds To Chicago

The next 48 hours will be a doozy. Here's what to expect — and how to stay safe.

Citywide

Christkindlmarket Closing Early As Winter Storm Approaches, But Wrigleyville Location Will Be Open Next Week

The markets in Daley Plaza and Aurora will close for the season 4 p.m. Thursday due to the weather. The Wrigleyville location will reopen Dec 26-31 for those who still want their German holiday fix.

Downtown

How To Keep Your Home Safely Warm As Brutally Cold Temperatures Hit Chicago

People shouldn't use their ovens or stoves to warm their homes — but they can safely use space heaters. Here's what you need to know.

Citywide

If You Absolutely Can’t Stay Home, Here’s How To Stay Safe While Traveling, Commuting During A Winter Storm

Whether you just need to pop outside, you're going for a drive or catching a flight, here's how you can stay warmer and safer during the winter storm.

Citywide

Chicago Public Schools Cancels Thursday After-School Programs As Winter Storm Approaches

The district's schools will still have students for regular classes as scheduled Thursday, but parents should plan for their kids to come home afterward.

Citywide

What You Need To Know About The Winter Storm That’s About To Hit Chicago

High winds, snow, icy roads and a fast drop in temperatures will create extremely hazardous conditions for travel — especially on Friday, experts say.

Citywide

Chicagoans Urged To Prepare For Winter Storm, With Blizzard Expected Thursday: ‘If Possible … Change Travel Plans’

There could be whiteout, zero-visibility conditions Thursday and Friday, which will make travel difficult — and maybe impossible, according to the National Weather Service.

Citywide

A Blizzard Could Hit Chicago This Week — And It Could Feel Like 30 Degrees Below Zero On Christmas

People should stay inside over the holiday weekend as lots of snow, cold temperatures and dangerous winds hit the area, meteorologists warned.

Citywide