Yet again, the stifling heat is building in Chicago, with an afternoon of 90-degree heat and increasing humidity on tap.
Parts of the Chicago area are now considered to be in a severe drought, but at least some rain is expected this weekend.
Conditions will be undeniably beautiful for the rest of the day Thursday, but break out the gym shorts and Gatorade this weekend, as steamy heat settles in.
It’s Bermuda shorts and sunscreen weather, as the high hits a tropical 90 degrees Thursday and a roasting wind prompts an advisory.
Temperatures will remain cool by the lake on Wednesday, but the mercury will shoot up to the 90s for the entire area once the weekend comes around.
For this NATO Summit weekend, get ready for sweltering temperatures that will feel more like mid-July than mid-May.
Multiple rounds of storms are set to push through the Chicago area Tuesday and Wednesday, as the temperature climbs to 90 degrees.
A scorching heat wave will keep much of Illinois in the 90s this week.
Chicago police closed North Avenue Beach Monday afternoon after five people were treated for heat exhaustion.