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Why are some weather alerts called advisories, while others are warnings or watches?

Yesterday at 3PM by Tom Skilling
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Is there a short-cut way to calculate the wind-chill temperature?

Yesterday at 11AM by Richard Koeneman
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What is the lowest high temperature ever recorded in Chicago?

01|29|15 by WGN Team
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Jan. 28, 1928—a very cold day to get married

01|27|15 by WGN Team
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Chicago’s average first day with temperatures in the 70s and 80s?

01|26|15 by WGN Team
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What does a forecast of 30 percent chance of rain mean?

01|25|15 by Tom Skilling
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Does a Feb. 29, “leap day” have any consequences for our weather?

01|24|15 by WGN Team
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Is it ever truly too cold to snow?

01|23|15 by Tom Skilling
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Has Chicago ever experienced record-breaking temperatures on two consecutive days?

01|19|15 by WGN Team
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What is Chicago’s record for consecutive days below freezing?

01|18|15 by Tom Skilling
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What is the scientific reasoning behind the proverb, “Red skies at night, sailor’s delight…”

01|17|15 by WGN Team
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Can there be thunderstorms at the North Pole?

01|16|15 by Tom Skilling
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When did weather reports begin including a “wind chill” factor?

01|15|15 by WGN Team
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How much water is there in snow?

01|14|15 by WGN Team
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Statistics behind the so-called “January thaw”

01|13|15 by WGN Team
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