Jim Tilmon, Long Time Chicago Meteorologist Dead at 86

Longtime NBC newscaster and meteorologist Jim Tilmon has died at the age of 86.

Tilmon, was well known by Chicagoans for his time at NBC 5. He also served as one of the first black pilots to fly for American Airlines. After retiring from his career as a broadcaster, Tilmon moved to Arizona where he lived with his wife Joan.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.