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“Anti-crepuscular” rays prove eye-catching for many Labor Day evening

Today at 9AM by Tom Skilling

Seasonal decline in autumn temps a reality-but half of years still produce 90-deg temps beyond Sept. 2

Today at 12AM by Tom Skilling

7-Day Outlook

Yesterday at 11PM by WGN Team

Summer 2014 finishes among the area’s wettest; despite autumn’s downward temp trend overall, it’s not time to put the summer wardrobe away

Yesterday at 11PM by Tom Skilling
Taken this past Saturday at Navy Pier

Mammoth Chicago area weekend t-storm complex illumated in beautiful fashion by setting sun

Yesterday at 3PM by Tom Skilling
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Summer 2014 stats are in; heat in short supply but overall temps close to historic norms-rainfall among the top on record;

Yesterday at 11AM by Tom Skilling

Severe storms expected to skip over Chicago today, rain threat diminishes this afternoon

Yesterday at 9AM by Mike Hamernik

7-Day Outlook

08|31|14 by WGN Team

Showers threaten the area for part of Labor Day

08|31|14 by Richard Koeneman
Watching the storm approach downtown Chicago.

Labor Day 2014: Warm and humid; passing shower or storm possible

08|31|14 by Richard Koeneman

7-Day Outlook

08|30|14 by WGN Team
Summer evening, 8/30/14

A warm, but dry end to a wet summer

08|30|14 by Steve Kahn

Debunking the ‘heat lightning’ myth

08|30|14 by Richard Koeneman
The gold dome atop Chicago's Hotel Intercontinental sustains a direct hit in Monday afternoon's powerful thunderstorm.

As cold front approaches and moves through Chicago, band of showers and thunderstorms fills in ahead of the frontal boundary

08|30|14 by Paul Dailey
Mesoscale Saturday

Strong – possibly severe thunderstorms this afternoon portions of Chicago area – mainly south and east

08|30|14 by Paul Dailey

Soggy curtain about to fall on city’s wettest summer

08|29|14 by WGN Team
Storm front taken from sailboat "Mistral" looking to the West.

More rain on tap as wet summer comes to a close

08|29|14 by Steve Kahn

1-minute forecast: Sun/cloud mix, high of 82

Today at 8AM by Paul Konrad
Caught this little squirrel just laying around trying to stay cool.

Warmth persists into Thursday, then much cooler

Today at 12AM by Richard Koeneman

What’s the warmest temperature recorded in a single day in which a cold front passed, causing it to snow?

Yesterday at 6PM by Tom Skilling

Wild weather week ahead

Yesterday at 6PM by Tom Skilling

1-minute forecast: Widely scattered storms tonight

Yesterday at 1PM by Tom Skilling

7-day forecast: Warm week, cooler weekend

Yesterday at 1PM by Tom Skilling

Showers, thunderstorms possible tonight

Yesterday at 1PM by Tom Skilling
severe wx risk later Monday

Severe weather risk downgraded for the Chicago area

Yesterday at 1PM by Paul Dailey
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