Humidity

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Storms Moving In; Hot, Humid Afternoon On Tap

Some potentially strong thunderstorms were bearing down on the Chicago area Thursday morning, and could bring torrential rain, frequent lightning strikes, and winds of up to 50 mph.

09/04/2014

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.

07/18/2013

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High Temps Bring Warnings About Heat, Opening Fire Hydrants

The 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.

07/16/2013

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More Storms Coming This Afternoon

A round of storms overnight ripped down some trees in the Chicago area, and more storms hit the area just in time for the morning rush.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

Weather

Pouring Rain Gone For Now, But Storms Coming Wednesday

If you’re an early-shifter, you might have gotten drenched by pouring rain on the way to work Tuesday. You won’t have that problem again for the rest of the day. But you’d be well advised to bring your umbrella with you on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Weather

Heat, Humidity To Dominate Until Storms Saturday Night

Heat and humidity will dominate this first day of Lollapalooza, although a lake breeze will make conditions more tolerable.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Weather

90-Degree Heat, High Humidity For Afternoon, Possible Storms For Some

Yet again, the stifling heat is building in Chicago, with an afternoon of 90-degree heat and increasing humidity on tap.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Weather

Unlimited Sunshine, Low Humidity For The Rest Of The Day

Conditions will be sunny and comfortable with low humidity Wednesday, but look for the blazing heat to return as the weekend approaches.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

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

Weather

Another Sweltering Day; Storms Possible Later In Afternoon

It’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.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

Weather

Warm, Calm And Dry Thursday, But Sticky Heat On Tap For The Weekend

Conditions will be undeniably beautiful for the rest of the day Thursday, but break out the gym shorts and Gatorade this weekend, as steamy heat settles in.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Weather

Sunny And Cool Again, But Look For Heat And Humidity Come The Weekend

Temperatures will be sunny, but cool, for the rest of the day Tuesday – and once again, temperatures will not exceed the 60s along the lakefront.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Pedestrians take cover from the heavy rains that were falling Tuesday morning. (Credit: John Dodge/CBS)

Storms, Heat To Sweep In Over Next 2 Days

Multiple rounds of storms are set to push through the Chicago area Tuesday and Wednesday, as the temperature climbs to 90 degrees.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

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

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Checking Out Temps Across The Chicago Area

The stifling heat blanketing the Chicago area can really vary from place to place, so CBS 2 wanted to go across the city to check out the temperatures for ourselves.

CBS 2–07/20/2011

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Hot, Humid Weather Headed For Illinois

A scorching heat wave will keep much of Illinois in the 90s this week.

07/17/2011

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Weekend Storms, Hail Usher In A Hot And Humid Monday

More thunderstorms could produce very heavy rainfall and even quarter-sized hail early Sunday morning, leading into another rainy, cloudy day.

05/28/2011