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Paul Konrad


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Past articles by Paul:

Paul’s list of 6 fun events for the St. Patrick’s Day party

Paul Konrad gives his list of things he believes would be fun for Friday’s WGN Morning News St. Patrick’s Day Party at 115 Bourbon Street on the show on March 14. → Read More

Introducing the new WGN online store!

In honor of WGN-TV’s 75th anniversary, the station now has an online store! Chicago’s Very Own Channel 9 has launched an online merchandise store at The store will have everything from shirts, mugs, shower curtains, duvets, jigsaw puzzles, magnets and more! Fans will be able to purchase items and have them shipped directly. Catch the […] → Read More

Winter Storm Watch issued Friday for Chicago area with several inches of snow expected

CHICAGO — Another round of winter storms is on the way and expected to hit Chicagoland Friday morning. A Winer Storm Watch has been issued from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. for much of the Chicago area — but does not include DeKalb, Lake and McHenry counties. Rain is expected early Friday morning, which will […] → Read More

Monday Forecast: Showers, thunderstorms moving through Chicago area

CHICAGO — Showers and thunderstorms are moving across the Chicago area Monday morning with heavy downpours in some parts. A slight severe storm threat is possible, mainly along and south of Interstate 80 through early afternoon. Winds: S 10-20 G30. High: 55. The rain is causing a slow and slippery morning commute. High-standing water has […] → Read More

A mild and breezy Monday forecast in Chicago, possible night showers

CHICAGO — It’s going to be a cloudy and breezy Monday with temps in the 40s. Winds are going up to 15 mph with gusts of 30 mph. Weather will stay cloudy and windy going into the night. Chances of showers with rising temps up to 36. Winds 20-25 mph Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, breezy with light morning showers. High is 43 with winds up to 15-20 mph with gusts of 30 mph. → Read More

Windy Thursday with bits of sunshine ahead

Thursday’s Forecast is expecting a cloudier day with temperatures in the low 30s. Winds will be up to 10-15 mph and we should expect some sun. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with same winds — wind chill advisory expected: -2 Friday will be mostly sunny, cold and below zero wind chills. High: 10 → Read More

Light snow falling across Chicago area creating slick, icy travel conditions

CHICAGO — Snow showers continue across the Chicago area creating slick, icy travel conditions Thursday morning. Drifting snow remains a concern causing low visibility in some parts. Allow extra time and drive with caution. Some rough conditions reported in Indiana Thursday morning near Rensselaer. Interstate 65 is currently closed in both directions just south of […] → Read More

Monday Forecast: Cloudy with possible thunderstorms

Monday: Cloudy and rainy with slight thunderstorms, breezy, S 10-15 G30. 46 Monday Night: Cloudy with rain/thunderstorm chance, SW 10-15 G25. 39 Tuesday: Cloudy, 20% isolated shower, WSW 10-15 G30. 41 → Read More

Friday Forecast: Temps in low 30s with light snow

Friday: Cloudy & breezy, light snow chance for all lake effect snow (lake effect is mainly for NW IN but possible at times in Chicago &south), N 10-15 G25. 31 Friday night: Partly cloudy, clearing out, N 5-10 G15. 24 Saturday: Mostly sunny, S 0-5. 37 → Read More

Thursday Forecast: Temps near 40s with high winds

Thursday: High: 39, feels like 30. Cloudy skies with wind gusts N 15- 20 mph. Thursday Night: Scattered rain, snow. Feels like 17, low: 29. NNW 15-20 mph Friday: High: 33, low: 29. Breezy with NWI lake snow → Read More

Friday Forecast: Temps in mid 30s and few snow showers

Friday: Cloudy, 20% flurries/iso snow, W 5-10. High: 33Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, N 0-5. Low: 24Saturday: Mostly cloudy, N 0-5. High: 35 → Read More

WGN Morning News team pay emotional tribute to beloved YouTube star Keenan Cahill

The WGN Morning News team remembered and paid tribute Tuesday to their friend and beloved YouTube star Kennan Cahill. Kennan had Maroteaux–Lamy syndrome. He passed away on December 29 at the age of 27 due to complications from open heart surgery. He was one of the first viral YouTube sensations, with his videos having over […] → Read More

Thursday Forecast: Cloudy, scattered rain and snow

Thursday: Cloudy, scattered rain/snow to snow, SSW 10-15 G25. High: 36 Thursday Night: Cloudy, scattered snow, SSW 10-15 G25. Low: 29 Friday: Cloudy, scattered snow, SW 10-15 G30. High: 30 → Read More

Wintry mix could bring up to 4 inches of snow in some parts of Chicago area Friday

CHICAGO — A wintry mix of rain, snow and sleet is falling across some parts of the area Friday, and expected to create a messy morning commute. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for McHenry and Lake County until 1 p.m. A period of heavy wet snow is expected with 2-4″ accumulations of snow […] → Read More

Thursday Forecast: Temps in the low 40s and dry

Thursday: Cloudy, mist possible, ENE 5-10, high: 41Thursday Night: Cloudy, rain to rain/snow, E 10-15 G25, low: 36Friday: Cloudy, rain/snow to rain, E 5-10 G15. High: 37 → Read More

Monday Forecast: Mostly cloudy and mid 40s

Monday: Mostly cloudy skies, chance of afternoon drizzle with SW winds 10-15 mph. high: 42 Monday Night: Chance of showers and mostly cloudy skies, SSW 5-10 mp. Low: 32 Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with chance 20% chance of showers. High: 43, low: 32 → Read More

Friday Forecaster: Sweet 10-year-old reports Friday’s weather!

CHICAGO — 10-year-old Leonore Davis from Coles Elementary School joins us in the studio to give Friday’s weather forecast. → Read More

Wintry conditions cause crashes, spinouts on some Chicago area roads

CHICAGO — A wintry mix Friday caused messy, hazardous travel conditions in some parts of the Chicago area. Scattered bursts of snowfall created slippery and icy conditions on the roads in Northwest Indiana, the south side of Chicago and the southern suburbs. Multiple crashes were reported on area roads, including on eastbound Interstate 94 near […] → Read More

Monday Forecast: Mostly cloudy and low 40s

Monday: Mostly cloudy turning overcast, E 0-5 mph. 40Monday Night: Cloudy, E 0-5 mph. 32Tuesday: Cloudy, snow to rain/snow, N 5-10 mph. 37, scattered snow and rain/snow possible Wednesday → Read More

Adorable student reports Friday’s weather forecast

Check out our Friday Forecaster, Jorge Robles, student at Nathanael Greene Elementary School do our weather forecast for Friday. → Read More