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Chicago’s Frozen Tundra Captured By Stunning Drone Video

As the camera moves slowly over the landscape, the images seem to be from another world.

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Spotty Storms Friday Afternoon Ahead Of Chilly Weekend

Friday will be warm and muggy, with temperatures reaching the low 80s, and spotty showers and storms firing up in the afternoon. Then, as a cold front moves in overnight, more organized storms will move in from the west. Skies should clear Saturday morning, but cooler temperatures will dominate over the weekend.

05/29/2015

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Warm Weather To Bring More Mosquitos, But Cool Weekend To Hamper Growth

The next couple weeks could be a bit of a roller coaster ride for mosquito activity in the Chicago area.

05/27/2015

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Storm Rips Shingles Off Homes, Topples Trees In Summit

Heavy rains and strong winds blew through the Chicago area Tuesday, and CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports in southwest suburban Summit, they are assessing the damage.

05/26/2015

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Scattered Showers, Slight Chance Of Severe Storms Tuesday

While the day started out dry, remnants of storms that slammed Houston were moving in Chicago’s direction, and is still strong enough that the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center said there is a chance of severe weather for much of northern Illinois, and all of Indiana.

05/26/2015

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With Warmer Weather, Risks Increase For West Nile Virus, Lyme Disease

The Illinois Department of Health says warm weather means the onset of West Nile Virus, carried by mosquitoes, and a slew of insect-related diseases, carried by ticks.

05/25/2015

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Warm, Rainy Sunday For Chicago Area

The Chicago area some some sprinkles Sunday morning and will see some more in the afternoon and evening as well as on Memorial Day tomorrow.

05/24/2015

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Mild Weather Saturday But Chance For Rain Sunday, Monday

The Memorial Day weekend is off to a great start weather wise for the Chicago area, but that may end Sunday evening and Monday.

05/23/2015

A yoga class gets in some stretching at North Avenue Beach on Friday, the start of the official swimming season at Chicago's beaches. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago’s Beaches Open For Unofficial Start To Summer

Chicago’s beaches were bound to be packed for the Memorial Day Weekend, thanks to sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s for the start of the holiday weekend.

05/22/2015

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Memorial Day Weekend Forecast: Warm, But Rain Likely Sunday And Monday

If you’re planning a cookout for the Memorial Day weekend, you might want to fire up the grill on Friday or Saturday, as storms could wash out your holiday plans on Sunday and Monday.

05/22/2015

Chicago Park District lifeguards will be wearing new Tommy Bahama gear in 2015, as part of a marketing partnership. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Chicago Park District Ready For Start Of Beach Season This Weekend

Friday marks the official start of the beach season in Chicago. All Chicago Park District beaches will be staffed with lifeguards from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., every day through Labor Day.

05/21/2015

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Cool Air To Stick Around Until Thursday, When Weekend Warmup Begins

Were you grumbling about having to throw on a jacket or sweater when you headed out the door Tuesday morning? Don’t worry, the chilly conditions will only be around a couple days.

05/19/2015

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Strong Storms Possible Sunday Afternoon, Evening

There is a slight risk of severe weather for the Chicago area Sunday afternoon and evening as a storm system makes its way up from Oklahoma.

05/17/2015

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Scattered Storms For Chicago Area On Warm Saturday

It is set to be a rainy weekend for the Chicago area, with scattered storms throughout the day.

05/16/2015

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Warm And Rainy Weekend Ahead

After a week of mostly chilly weather, temperatures have warmed up just in time for the weekend, but unfortunately it will be raining on and off for much of the weekend.

05/15/2015

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DeKalb County Changing Zoning Laws For Fairdale To Help Tornado Victims Rebuild

DeKalb County officials have said they’re committed to making sure everyone who wants to rebuild after last month’s tornado in the small town of Fairdale can clear any legal hurdles that might be in their way.

05/14/2015

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Building Codes Stall Rebuilding For Some Tornado Victims In Fairdale

Fairdale residents whose homes were lost or severely damaged in last month’s tornado have been learning rebuilding is not going to be so easy.

05/12/2015

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More Rain In Forecast After Damp Weekend

More rain, moving in from the south, is expected to dampen the day.

05/11/2015

Participants in the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure try to stay warm. (Credit: Mariam Sobh)

Despite Rainy Weather, Hundreds Turn Out For Komen Race For The Cure

Hundreds of race participants braved the weather this morning at Chicago’s annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.

05/10/2015

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Chilly, Foggy Saturday For Chicago Area

It will be a chilly, foggy Saturday for the Chicago area.

05/09/2015

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