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Ed Curran

During a dry run, a "Flugtag" vehicle gets pushed into Lake Michigan. (CBS)

Low Lake Level Could Sabotage Full ‘Flugtag’ Event

In the annual Flutag, dozens of daring divers in their handcrafted devices take a flying leap off a platform 30 feet in the sky.

09/07/2012

Weather

Sunny Afternoon Coming As High Hits Low 90s

The normal high for this date is 81 degrees, but the high Friday will be 10 degrees higher than that.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Weather

Partly Sunny Skies, Highs In Upper 80s For Afternoon

The showers Thursday morning have fizzled out, and the clouds will give way to some sunshine and seasonably hot temperatures.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

Weather

Sunny Skies, Temperatures In Mid-80s For The Afternoon

Skies will remain sunny Wednesday afternoon, as the temperature climbs into the 80s for the first time in six days.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Weather

Sunny, Cool And Idyllic For Rest Of The Day

It’s a perfect day for being outside, with a gentle breeze, moderate temperatures and sunshine.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Storm Clouds

More Storms Could Be Coming For The Afternoon

Menacing clouds, lightning and heavy rain swept through Chicago just in time for the morning rush Thursday, and more rain may be coming.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Weather

Partly Sunny, Rising Heat And Isolated Rain For Afternoon

Rain moved through the area Wednesday morning, but conditions are expected to be at least partly sunny for the afternoon as the heat returns to midsummer highs.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Marissa Bailey

CBS 2 Chicago Adds Weekend Morning News

On September 22, CBS 2 Chicago (WBBM-TV) will begin broadcasting local weekend morning newscasts. The CBS 2 Chicago Weekend Morning News will air Saturday mornings from 8:00-9:00 a.m. and Sunday mornings from 7:00-8:00 a.m.

08/14/2012

Weather

Bright, Beautiful And Cooler By The Lake For The Rest Of The Day

In a 180-degree contrast from Monday, conditions will be bright and beautiful for the rest of the day Tuesday, with sunshine and comfortable temperatures.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

Weather

Cloudy And Chilly For Rest Of Monday, But Sun Returns Tuesday

Looking back on the beautiful, sunny skies on Saturday as Chicagoans enjoyed the Bud Billiken Parade and the North Halsted Street Market Days, this may seem like the worst kind of Monday. But look for sunshine again on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2012

Weather

Highs Just In Low 80s With Occasional Shower Or Storm

The sweltering heat from just two days ago has been cut down to seasonable and comfortable temperatures in the 70s, although occasional showers and storms are likely to persist through the day.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

Storms

More Storms May Come In Afternoon, Evening

Chicagoans on the early shift had the pleasure of waking up to pouring rain and thunderclaps Thursday morning, and more storms may be coming later in the day.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

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Heat To Climb To 99 As Clouds Dissipate

The clouds and occasional bursts of rain and thunder will give way to sunshine – and yet another day of extreme heat – Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Storm Damage

Nearly 47,000 Still Without Power After Severe Storms Rip Down Trees

Severe thunderstorms clobbered the Chicago area just in time for the morning rush Tuesday, bringing dangerous winds that ripped down trees and cut power more than 300,000 at the height of the outages. The number of outages was down to 83,000 by mid-afternoon.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

Weather

Steamy 99-Degree Heat For The Afternoon, Storms For The Nighttime Hours

Near-triple-digit heat is returning to the Chicago area yet again Monday, but a round of thunderstorms in the afternoon might help cool things off – at least a little.

07/23/2012

Heat In Seniors' Apartment

Chicago Hits 103 Again, For 3rd Straight Day Of Triple Digit Temps

Chicago broke another record for heat on Friday as the temperature topped 100 degrees by midday at O’Hare–the third straight day of triple digits.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Heat

City Sets July 5 Record At 103°; Heat Blamed For 2 Deaths

Chicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

(CBS File Photo)

Chicago Temps Match Record At 102; Heat Wave To Last Through Friday

Chicago matched a 101-year-old record on Wednesday, as the official temperature hit 102 degrees in the city.

07/04/2012

Weather

High To Hit 99; Excessive Heat Watch Coming

The outside world feels like the steam room at your local fitness center again, as the temperature nears 100 degrees for another day.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Weather

Another Sweltering Day; Storms Possible Later In Afternoon

It’s yet another sweltering day Monday, and more storms could be coming just a day after a quick round of thunderstorms wreaked havoc on the area.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

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