Afternoon Briefing: How weather has affected Wrigley debuts in years past

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Good afternoon, Chicago.

Scattered showers are expected across the Chicago area this afternoon, the latest in a strong storm system bringing several days of inclement weather.

Despite the weather this afternoon, the Chicago Cubs hosted their home opener against the Colorado Rockies. See photos of fans celebrating the start to the 2024 season.

And see how the weather has affected debuts at Wrigley Field since 1989.

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