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Buckled Roads

Heat

City Sets July 5 Record At 103°; Heat Blamed For 2 Deaths

Chicago broke a 101-year-old heat record by midday on Thursday – and authorities determined that the heat has been responsible for two deaths.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2012

The pavement across all lanes of Columbus Drive buckled near Roosevelt Road on July 4, 2012, when temperatures went past 100 degrees in the city. (Credit: CBS)

Pavement Buckles On Columbus Drive In South Loop

A huge section of pavement on Columbus Drive buckled in the afternoon heat on Wednesday in the South Loop.

07/04/2012

Metra Commuters

Another Day Of Extreme Heat; Problems Arising For Commuters

The 90-plus-degree heat wave continues in Chicago, and the heat could cause some problems for your morning commute.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012