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Ask Tom Why
What is the coolest August in Chicago history?
What is the average number of days in August at or above 90 degrees?
Did July have a lot of sun almost every day?
Why do humidity levels rise in the overnight hours, and then begin to drop after dawn?
Where is the best place to retire in the United States, weather-wise?
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Which is heavier: moist air or dry air?
Are there as many bumblebees around?
What is the world’s largest lake?
Why don’t tornadoes hit major cities such as Chicago, Detroit, or St. Louis?
Why does rain make the waves on a lake calm out?
When is the sun at the zenith position over Chicago?
Farmhouses in rural areas are often fitted with lightning rods, but never in cities. Is weather change responsible for this?
The expression, “bolt out of the blue.”
“What happened in February 1866, that will not happen again for 2-1/2 million years?”
The July 2011 storms that raked Mt. Prospect and burned down apartments