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WBBM Channel 2 - "Mobile Army Surgical Thunderstorm" (1980)

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Here's an on-screen crawl message regarding bad weather on WBBM Channel 2, during a repeat of the M*A*S*H episode "Yessir, That's Our Baby" (originally aired on December 31st 1979):

...From the Channel 2 Newsroom... A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 9 PM for Kane... DuPage... Cook... and Kendall counties... and a marine warning has been issued for the southern third of Lake Michigan... Boaters still in port are urged not to depart until heavy thundersto...

WMAQ Channel 5 - "The NBC Mystery Tornado" (1972)

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Here's an onscreen tornado warning during a re-run broadcast of Columbo in "Death Lends a Hand" as part of The NBC Mystery Movie lineup on WMAQ Channel 5.

"Tornado watch for Logan, Denitt, Macon, Menard and Sangamon counties. Locally severe thunderstorms with possible tornados - continues in effect until midnight."

Note: This was originally broadcast in ...

WBBM Channel 2 - Weather Update with Mike Parker & Commercial Break (1980)

Views: 2077

Here's a weather update from WBBM Channel 2, reported by Mike Parker, plus a commercial break. Includes:

CBS "Eye" ID (voiceover by Lee Jordan)

Mike Parker, in the newsroom, gives an update on the weather condition:

- A tornado watch in effect for entire Channel 2 viewing area until 1am early Tuesday, June 3rd, on top of a severe thunderstorm warning which will last through 9pm for Cook, DuPage, Kane and Kendall counties and a marine...

Channel 6 (Nashville) - "A Primitive Weather Channel Christmas" (Excerpt, 1975)

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Not from Chicago, but still of historical interest: a weird oddity - an excerpt from cable Channel 6 in Nashville, Tennessee (broadcasting in black and white), with what amounts to a primitive version of The Weather Channel, with readings of Wind Direction, Wind Velocity, Barometric Pressure, Temperature, Time, and Current Speed in MPH (just kidding). Plus, it includes a (literal) community bulletin board (including, at one point, a notice for town carolers). All this with a hypnotic, end...

ON TV - "Forget About the Weather" (Commercial, 1981)

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Here's a commercial for ON TV, Chicago's first pay TV subscription service, inviting people to "forget the weather" and see over 30 movies a month (clips from such recent films as "Superman," "10," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Every Which Way But Loose," and "Slap Shot" are shown).

Voiceover by ??

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, January 17th 1981.

WREX Channel 13 - Dateline Weather (Promo, 1978)

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Here's a rare promo for WREX Channel 13 - Dateline Weather on Dateline Thirteen News. Featuring ??

Voiceover by ??

This aired on local Rockford, IL TV on Monday, January 9th 1978 at a little before 8pm! (not Chicago, but close enough)

WBBM Channel 2 - Noonbreak - "Weather with Harry Volkman" (Segment & Break, 1978)

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Here's a partial segment from Noonbreak on WBBM Channel 2, introduced by Bob Wallace, and featuring a Weather report by the late, great Harry Volkman.

At the beginning we see the tail end of a story, then Bob's intro, and then the weather report. Bob gives the stock market update, and then we see a complete commercial break -

Commercial: Holsum bread

Political Ad: Alex Seith for Senate

Commercial: Ponds cold cream / Ponds Lig...

The Weather Channel (Excerpt, 1983)

Views: 1403

Here is a glimpse back to how the Weather Channel used to look in the early days.

Featuring Bill Schubert and Vince Miller. (Unknown anchor at beginning on the right)

Not sure what the blue bar on the bottom of the screen was supposed to be for...

This aired on local Chicago TV on either Friday, July 29 1983 or Monday, August 1st 1983. (kind of conflicting information - date on the screen is the 29th but the anchor references August 1st)

WTVO Channel 17 - "Sinnissippi Park Weather Montage" (1978?)

Views: 1883

Here's an excerpt from a WTVO Channel 17 weather report featuring their montage of people running, walking, biking, and just plain enjoying local Sinnissippi Park.

Featuring Jason Gough (in the thumbnail pic) and his Dad, Richard Gough. :-)

Voiceover by ??

This likely aired on local Rockford, IL TV in 1978. (not Chicago, but close enough)