The Chicago Fire Department is concerned about people opening fire hydrants as they seek relief from the heat.
A heat advisory is in effect for the Chicago area until 8 p.m. Saturday evening.
Warning of an “oppressive” combination of heat and humidity over the next two days, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Chicago area for much of Saturday.
CBS 2’s Susanna Song visited an all-girls summer camp in Uptown to see how they’re dealing with the heat and humidity.
As the area continues to endure temperatures in the mid 90s with triple digit heat indexes, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory.
The temperature is once again expected to rise to 100 degrees on Tuesday, and a heat advisory is in effect for the whole area.
Chicago matched a 101-year-old record on Wednesday, as the official temperature hit 102 degrees in the city.
The outside world feels like the steam room at your local fitness center again, as the temperature nears 100 degrees for another day.
For only the second time in the past seven years, the high temperature in Chicago hit 100 degrees.
Get ready for a day that would even seem hot by the standards of mid-July.
The heat may seem on the oppressive side on Tuesday, but not to worry – there will soon be a break.
The heat may feel a little less oppressive today than in it has for much of this week, but temperatures will still be sticky and uncomfortable as they top 90 degrees.
It’s been hot and sticky for days already, but the worst is yet to come.
Sunday was only the beginning. Conditions will be sticky and miserable all week, and officials are advising Chicagoans to watch out for their neighbors who might be at risk.