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Ice builds up along North Avenue Pier. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

What Can We Expect From Fall, Winter Weather?

CBS 2’s Megan Glaros says there may be a few surprises ahead.

08/05/2015

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More Heavy Rain, Damaging Storms Expected To Hit Wednesday Night

With several areas south and west of Chicago only starting the recovery process after nine tornadoes touched down during Monday night’s storms, more severe weather was expected to hit the area Wednesday night and early Thursday.

06/24/2015

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At Least Three Tornadoes Hit Western And Southwestern Suburbs

National Weather Service crews were headed out Tuesday to try to confirm reports of up to six tornados touching down Monday in Grundy, LaSalle, Lee, and Will counties, including three already confirmed in Ottawa, Sublette, and Coal City.

06/23/2015

Radar image of scattered showers moving through the Chicago area Tuesday morning. (Credit: CBS)

Scattered Showers Return To Chicago Area, More Possible Thursday

Rain in the Kankakee area was sparking concerns about more flooding, along the swollen Kankakee and Des Plaines rivers, which were already at or beyond flood stage on Tuesday in some spots.

06/17/2015

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Stormy Afternoon Ahead, With Chances For Flash Flooding

As heat and humidity build through the day on Monday, so will the chances for showers and thunderstorms.

06/15/2015

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Thursday Heat Could Match 1964 Record For Chicago

Thursday could bring the kind of summery heat Chicago hasn’t seen this time of year in more than five decades.

05/07/2015

A City of Chicago snow plow pushes the slush off the road. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

What’s Coming First Day Of Meteorological Spring? More Snow

This month already was the third snowiest February on record in Chicago, and March will get an early jump on the snow, with a winter storm blanketing the area in up to 6 inches of snow on Sunday, March 1.

02/27/2015

Side streets that haven't been plowed, or were only plowed once during the blizzard, have left driving treacherous in some neighborhoods, where side streets are covered in hard-packed snow. (Credit: CBS)

Many Side Streets, Sidewalks Still A Snowy Mess

As of late Monday night, city officials said approximately 90 percent of the city’s side streets had been plowed at least once since the blizzard hit. However, there was still a lot of work to do to get the city’s side streets cleared of snow. In addition, many sidewalks have not been shoveled once since the start of the snowstorm.

02/03/2015

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4 Biggest Questions Preschoolers Ask: Megan Glaros’ Masterful Guide to Science

I’m like any other mom you’d encounter. I fret, I wipe and I play. But when it comes to the inevitable “how” and “why” science questions I get from my three young kids, I am […]

09/16/2014

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Chicagoland Temperatures About to Dip Way Below Average

Though fall has not yet officially begun, Chicago and its surrounding areas are about to experience a snap of cold weather this week, reports CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros.

09/10/2014

Shari Hecker places a sandbag at the foot of her basement door, in case of any possible flooding from Wednesday's rain.  Her basement got more than 30 inches of water during a larger storm on Aug. 22, and she and other Burbank residents feared a repeat from Wednesday's storm. (Credit: CBS)

Burbank Residents Fear More Flooding From Latest Storm

Rain fell steadily across the Chicago area Wednesday morning, and though the storm system has begun clearing out as it heads east, more rain could be on the way Wednesday evening.

09/10/2014

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Storms Moving In; Hot, Humid Afternoon On Tap

Some potentially strong thunderstorms were bearing down on the Chicago area Thursday morning, and could bring torrential rain, frequent lightning strikes, and winds of up to 50 mph.

09/04/2014

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Heat Index Could Soar Past 100 Degrees Monday

One of the hottest days of the year was on tap for Monday, as temperatures were expected to reach a high of 92 degrees in Chicago, with heat indexes that could push past 105 in much of the Chicago area.

08/25/2014

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Polar Vortex Part II: Record Low Cold Possible Next Week

Enjoy the warm, sunny weather while you can. The polar vortex probably will rear its ugly head again in Chicago next week, though luckily we won’t need to break out the snow shovels and parkas.

07/10/2014

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CBS 2 Unveils New Mobile Weather Lab

From your smartphone to your computer, and even your TV, the technology around us is constantly changing, and weather forecasting is no different. CBS 2 has a brand new, state-of-the-art Mobile Weather Lab, which brings the forecasting right into your neighborhood.

06/19/2014

Courtney Franko sent this photo of a snow-encrusted CTA bus stop on her morning commute. (Credit: Courtney Franko)

Weather War? Jerry Taft Takes A Twitter Swipe At Brant Miller

While on vacation, ABC 7’s weather front man Jerry Taft took to Twitter to take a little shot at a wildly inaccurate snow forecast by rival Brant Miller over at NBC 5.

03/12/2014

The sun dog viewed in Park Forest on Monday. (Credit: Karyn DeCuir)

This Winter Has Been More Than Bitterly Cold — It’s Been Weird, Too

CBS 2 Meteorologist Megan Glaros takes a look at some of the oddest phenomena that have occurred this winter.

02/07/2014

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High Temps Bring Warnings About Heat, Opening Fire Hydrants

The heat and humidity could reach dangerous levels in the Chicago area this week, and could bring heat indexes of 100 degrees or higher for the next four days.

07/16/2013

Radar prediction of heavy storms expected to hit the Chicago area on June 12, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

High Risk: Severe Storms Could Bring Tree-Toppling Wind, Tornadoes

The National Weather Service was anticipating a major severe weather outbreak in the Chicago area, starting Wednesday afternoon, with a possibility of very strong storms, large hail, high winds, and a risk of tornadoes.

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Temperatures in Chicago at midday Wednesday, October 10, 2012. (CBS)

Crisp, Clear Days Ahead For Chicago

A chilly, cloudless day greeted Chicagoans on Wednesday, and fall colors are nearing the peak stage.

10/10/2012

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