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Tropical Heat On Tap For The WeekendIf you’ve been longing for the dog days of summer, you’ll get your wish this weekend, as conditions will be hot and muggy through Sunday, as temperatures will soar much higher than we’ve seen in weeks.
Several Schools Plan Early Dismissals Due To HeatWith Monday likely to be the hottest day of the year so far, many schools that have already started the new school year have adjusted their schedules to get kids out of class early.
Heat Index Could Soar Past 100 Degrees MondayOne of the hottest days of the year was on tap for Monday, as temperatures were expected to reach a high of 92 degrees in Chicago, with heat indexes that could push past 105 in much of the Chicago area.
Tuesday Might Be Hottest Day Of The Year; Could End With ThunderstormsHot and humid conditions in the Chicago area on Tuesday could spark a severe thunderstorm by the end of the day, before giving way to much milder conditions on Wednesday.
Hot, Muggy Weather To Continue Through FridaySizzling temperatures will likely be around for a few more days, and for folks who have to be outside in this heat, it can be unbearable.
High Temps Bring Warnings About Heat, Opening Fire HydrantsThe heat and humidity could reach dangerous levels in the Chicago area this week, and could bring heat indexes of 100 degrees or higher for the next four days.
Steamy 99-Degree Heat For The Afternoon, Storms For The Nighttime HoursNear-triple-digit heat is returning to the Chicago area yet again Monday, but a round of thunderstorms in the afternoon might help cool things off – at least a little.
Tuesday Will Be Another Day Of Extreme Heat Chicago was bracing for another 100-degree day, prompting emergency officials to ask residents to take precautions.
Another Sweltering Day; Storms Possible Later In AfternoonIt’s yet another sweltering day Monday, and more storms could be coming just a day after a quick round of thunderstorms wreaked havoc on the area.
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.
Heat Wave Has Local Residents Taking Extra Steps To Stay CoolThe 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.
Heat Ratcheting Up For A Steamy WeekendYou may be planning to enjoy some sizzling Chicago blues this weekend in Grant Park, but you ought to take precautions to make sure you’re not sizzling and singing the blues yourself.
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