An elderly woman from Maywood, who feared she’d be left without a good way to stay cool during the heat wave when her air conditioning broke, now has two brand new A/C units thanks to an outpouring of support from CBS 2 viewers who heard about her plight.
The weather is cool and springlike Monday, but don’t get used to it.
The sweltering heat continues for a second day Tuesday, as temperatures again climb into the 90s and humidity makes it feel as hot as 100 degrees.
Chicago got a scorcher Monday, with a heat index that made it feel like 100 degrees.
Get ready for a day that would even seem hot by the standards of mid-July.
The forecast high for today remains 97 degrees. But conditions will be humid and sticky, and the heat index will make it feel like it’s 100 to 105 degrees.