Even with a brief dip in the temperature, summer is going strong in Chicago. To prove how nice the city looks during this time of year, NBC5 viewers took these photographs to highlight the week of June 27 through July 4, 2009
Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline
Cloud formations over Aurora, IL
A dog taking in the summer sun on the Chain of Lakes
Storm cloud patterns over Hoffman Estates, IL
"Hot air Balloon Glow and races at Eagle Ridge in Galena, IL."
Taken in Chicago
Friendly scene of nature photographed in Orland Park, IL
"Peculiar looking fungus" in a backyard in Batavia, IL
No better time for some fishin'
Clematis near Midway Airport
Taken in Sandwich, IL
Beehive attached to a branch of a tree in Streator, IL
Taken in Fox Lake, IL
Joseph and Joyce Marsiglia
More than a couple of bees buzzing around Algonquin, IL
"A gull over Lake Michigan at the Indiana Dunes State Park this past weekend."
"Moon on Sunday Night"
"...the essence of this summer day"