CBS 2 Extreme Weather SpecialTornadoes tearing through nearby towns, winter hail storms, temperature swings smashing records. What does this mean for the seasons ahead?
Nearly 50 MPH Winds, Waves Close To 20 Feet Along LakefrontFierce winds were battering the Chicago area, kicking up high waves on the lake, and prompting a warning about possible lakefront flooding.
Lincoln Park Zoo Animals Loving February's Warm StretchThe people of Chicago haven’t been the only ones loving this long stretch of spring weather in February; the animals at Lincoln Park Zoo have been out frolicking in the warmth, too.
This Year's 'Super Plunge' For Special Olympics A Little Balmier Than UsualThree years ago, organizers had to use a backhoe to cut through thick ice to open a bathtub-sized patch of water.
Chicago Weather Conditions Will Favor Home Runs At Game 3Temperature, density and humidity can all affect the game. So can wind, CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist reports.
Air Quality Alert In Effect Today, Amid Sweltering TemperaturesThe warning is in effect until midnight for Cook, DuPage and Will counties, CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist says.
Meteorologists Around Country Say Yes To $23 Dress From AmazonHow much attention do you pay to what TV meteorologists are wearing? Maybe you should look a little closer, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
Chicago's Christmas Tree On The Move From Northlake To Millennium ParkThe city’s official Christmas tree was cut down Monday morning from in front of a home in west suburban Northlake.
Lake Michigan Water Levels Rising Water levels in Lake Michigan have been below average for several years, but that's changing now.
NASA Says They’ve Discovered Evidence Of Water On MarsNASA researchers make a game changing discovery on Mars. Everything we thought we knew about the red planet is turned upside down.
Past El Niños Offer Clues To What's In Store For Chicago Area This WinterThis would be one of the five strongest El Ninos since 1950, so, Mary Kay Kleist decided to take a look back to see what previous El Nino winters could tell us about winter in Chicago this year.
Shop With Reusable Bags? Researchers Have Your NumberA Harvard study came up with some interesting conclusions about what shoppers may be more likely to buy when they're saving the environment. CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports.