Air Quality Alert

When officials declare an Air Quality Action Day due to high ozone levels, those who exercise vigorously outdoors are at increased risk of breathing problems, as are children, the elderly, and those with lung diseases such as asthma. (Credit: CBS)

Air Quality Alert Extended Through Wednesday

Air Quality Alert Extended Through Wednesday

08/20/2013

Weather

Heat, Ozone Levels Prompt Warning For Asthma Sufferers

Sweltering heat and unhealthy ozone levels are on tap for the rest of the day Saturday – a brew that usually is not good news for people with asthma.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Weather

Sunny Afternoon Coming As High Hits Low 90s

The normal high for this date is 81 degrees, but the high Friday will be 10 degrees higher than that.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

Weather

Partly Sunny Skies, Highs In Upper 80s For Afternoon

The showers Thursday morning have fizzled out, and the clouds will give way to some sunshine and seasonably hot temperatures.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

When officials declare an Air Quality Action Day due to high ozone levels, those who exercise vigorously outdoors are at increased risk of breathing problems, as are children, the elderly, and those with lung diseases such as asthma. (Credit: CBS)

Extreme Heat Brings Air Quality Action Warning For Chicago

Thursday’s extreme heat brings double trouble to the Chicago area. Not only is the heat dangerous, but the air conditions could make it hard for some people to breathe.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Extreme Heat And Humidity Hit Chicago Area

More Sweltering Heat, Storms For New Work Week

If you’re sick and tired of the heat and storms, you won’t be too thrilled with the weather for the beginning of this work week.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011