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Chicago Fire Department Warns Not To Open Hydrants To Beat The Heat

The Chicago Fire Department is concerned about people opening fire hydrants as they seek relief from the heat.


Heat Advisory for Chicago area. (Credit; CBS)

Heat Advisory In Effect For Chicago Area

A heat advisory is in effect for the Chicago area until 8 p.m. Saturday evening.


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Heat Advisory For Chicago Area On Saturday

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.


A girl drinks from her water bottle at a summer camp in Uptown. Camp organizers make sure all the kids have bottled water, and take breaks in the shade or an air-conditioned building when they need it. (Credit: CBS)

Kids’ Summer Camps Take Extra Steps To Keep Cool Amid Heat Advisory

CBS 2’s Susanna Song visited an all-girls summer camp in Uptown to see how they’re dealing with the heat and humidity.


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Heat Advisory In Effect Thursday For Chicago Area

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.


Extreme Heat

Chicago Falls Just Shy Of Record For Heat

The temperature is once again expected to rise to 100 degrees on Tuesday, and a heat advisory is in effect for the whole area.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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Chicago Temps Match Record At 102; Heat Wave To Last Through Friday

Chicago matched a 101-year-old record on Wednesday, as the official temperature hit 102 degrees in the city.



High To Hit 99; Excessive Heat Watch Coming

The outside world feels like the steam room at your local fitness center again, as the temperature nears 100 degrees for another day.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Extreme Heat

Chicago Hits 100 Degrees For First Time Since 2005

For only the second time in the past seven years, the high temperature in Chicago hit 100 degrees.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2012

Heat In Millennium Park

Extreme Heat To Hover For Another Day

Get ready for a day that would even seem hot by the standards of mid-July.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011

Heat And Storm

Oppressive Heat To Give Way To Storms

The heat may seem on the oppressive side on Tuesday, but not to worry – there will soon be a break.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011


Another 90-Plus Day For Heat-Weary Chicagoans

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.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2011


Another Day Of Heat; Worst Still Yet To Come

It’s been hot and sticky for days already, but the worst is yet to come.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Women Run On Hot Day

Dangerous Heat To Hover All Week Long

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.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011