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WGN Channel 9 - Weather Break with Tom Skilling (1980)

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Here's another weather break on WGN Channel 9 featuring meteorologist (or do you say Weather Man?) Tom Skilling.

(C) 1980, WGN Continental Broadcasting Co.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, February 7th 1980.

WGN Channel 9 - Afternoon Weather Break With Tom Skilling (1980)

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Here's an afternoon weather break on WGN Channel 9 featuring Tom Skilling.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, September 5th 1980 during the 4:30pm to 5pm timeframe.

WGN Channel 9 - Tornado Warning - "Goin' Ape Over Synchronicity" (1982)

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During a broadcast of the movie "Back to the Planet of the Apes", on WGN Channel 9, a Tornado Warning was issued by the National Weather Service and interrupted the movie. Here it is.

Voiceover by Jack Taylor.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, May 18th 1982.

WGN Channel 9 - "New Year's Afternoon Weather Update with Tom Skilling" (1981)

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Here's the first afternoon weather update of the New Year of 1981, courtesy Tom Skilling on WGN Channel 9. Despite it being the new year, the copyright on this forecast is still given as (C) 1980, WGN Continental Broadcasting Co.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, January 1st 1981 at 4:55pm.

WFLD Channel 32 - Super Cartoon Sunrise - "Underdog Rain" (Bumper, 1984)

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Listen to Underdog - he says to bring your umbrella with you today!

Here's a commercial bumper for the Super Cartoon Sunrise presentation of Underdog on WFLD Channel 32 featuring the special rain variation. They would have these for various weather alerts such as cold weather or rain.

Also includes the superimposed digital ...

WFLD Channel 32 - Weather Alert (1978?)

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Here's an emergency weather alert from WFLD Channel 32, advising of "severe snowstorms and travelers advisories."

Notice at the end, the Kaiser-era "32" logo, plus the use of various weights of the Avant Garde typeface, that typified the station's "look" within its 1973-77 interregnum under Kaiser Broadcasting ownership, plus the first year or so after Field Communications reasserted control.

The music that opened this segment and was heard throughout this aler...

WBBM Channel 2 - "Thunderstorms Forever" (1979)

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Here is the opening to a rebroadcast of the made-for-tv movie "Forever" starring Stephanie Zimbalist of Remington Steele fame. This is interesting for a number of reasons, but mainly because it features a WBBM Channel 2 weather-crawl warning of thunderstorms for some Wisconsin counties. (How nice of a Chicago station to let them know!)

Hard to believe Stephanie Zimbalist was 21-22 when this movie was filmed.

"From Channel 2 News...The National Weather Service h...

WMAQ Channel 5 - "Severe ThunderSTROMS" (1986)

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Here's an on-screen crawl message regarding bad weather on WMAQ Channel 5, during an airing of the mini-series "Celebrity".

What's a Thunderstrom anyway? Strom Thurmond's superhero alter ego?

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstrom warning for McHenry and Lake Counties in Northern Illinois until 8:30pm. High winds, dangerous lightning, and heavy rain are expected. A severe thunderstrom was reported (detcted ...

WMAQ Channel 5 - The Richard Pryor Special Tornado Warning (1977)

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Here's a Tornado Warning that interrupted the first NBC Richard Pryor special on Thursday, May 5th 1977. WMAQ-TV's Ron Hunter and Jim Tilmon give you all the info you need - but if you're like me you'll still confuse a Tornado Watch with a Tornado Warning.

The interruption occurred during some adorable kids' rendition of Stevie Wonder's "Black Man".

"The first clock in America was created by a black man - BENJAMIN BANN-"

This aired on local ...