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Find A Cooling Center In Excessive Heat Here are some links to help you find a cooling center if you need to cool off from the excessive heat.
South Side Woman Is County’s Third Heat-Related Death Of SeasonA woman’s death Friday at her Auburn Gresham home on the South Side was heat-related, an autopsy has determined.
Street Vendor Glad Heat Wave Coming To An EndToday is the last day of the stifling heat – at least for a while – and that's welcome news to a guy who stands on the hot pavement, peddling fruit and water to passing drivers.
Heat Wave Brings Early Christmas For Air Conditioner RepairmenBusiness is on fire at air conditioning repair companies.
Zoo Helping Animals Keep Cool During Heat WaveAt the Lincoln Park Zoo, both the animals and those who came to visit them coped with the heat wave.
Hospitals Already Seeing Patients Suffering From Heat WaveThis summer's first serious heat wave is already causing problems for a lot of people. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports that at Stroger Hospital, doctors are seeing more heat-related health issues.
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.
Tenants Go Without Water For A Week As Landlord Doesn't Pay Bill As the heat descends on the city, the tenants at a Humboldt Park apartment building say they haven't had any water since last week - and their landlord admits it's because she didn't pay the water bill.
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.
What Is The Deadliest Weather-Related Event?Would you be more likely to die in a heat wave or a tornado?
Environmental Group Wary Of Allowing Power Plants To Dump Hotter WaterThe Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has allowed state power generators to increase the temperature of cooling water that can be discharged into lakes and rivers, because of this summer’s heat and drought, but an environmental group says that might not be a good idea.
Last Week's Heat Wave Second Warmest In Chicago HistoryLast week’s heatwave, during which Chicago experienced high temperatures over 100 degrees for three consecutive days, was the second warmest three-day period in Chicago history, with an average temperature of 91.4 degrees.
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