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Was There a 'W' Cloud in the Sky Over Chicago Today?



    Was There a 'W' Cloud in the Sky Over Chicago Today?
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    CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 08: The Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) rises above the city's skyline on November 8, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The building which stands 1,451 feet tall, not including the antennas, is waiting to learn if it will retain its title as the nation's tallest building or if it will have to pass the title to New York's newly constructed One World Trade Center which measures 1,368 feet without its decorative spire which adds another 408 feet making it 1776 feet tall. A decision from The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, headquartered in Chicago, is expected soon. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    It appears even Mother Nature is supporting the Cubs this World Series. 

    Jeff Coen with the Chicago Tribune posted a photo to social media Tuesday showing what appeared to be a "W"-shaped cloud hanging over Chicago.

    "God hangs his 'W' flag," the tweet read. 

    Cubs fans have been finding unique ways to "Fly the W" ever since the team began their historic postseason run this year. 

    The tradition of flying of the white “W” flag has been done to indicate Cubs victories since the 1930’s. In more recent times, fans have been encouraged to #FlyTheW by the team itself.

    In videos posted to the Cubs' Twitter feed, fans are shown throughout the world displaying the “W” flag to celebrate the team’s postseason success, and Kyle Schwarber even starred in an ad about the famous banner.

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