Chicago Opens 6 Cooling CentersBecause of COVID-19, officials said the cooling centers used deep cleaning and disinfecting protocols. Cooling centers have been reconfigured, so people can maintain proper social distancing measures.
With Beaches Closed And Some Options Limited, Chicagoans Still Find Ways To Beat The HeatDangerous heat settled on Chicago Saturday, prompting a heat advisory.
City Of Chicago Offers Cooling Resources Amid Week Of Sweltering Heat With temperatures in the sweltering range in Chicago this week, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other officials on Tuesday announced the availability of resources for those in search of relief.
Chicago Weather: Parks, Pools, Beaches, Libraries Ready To Help Chicagoans Beat The HeatThe extreme heat is something to keep in mind as you start your day, because it will build throughout the day.
Hot Weather Forcing Everyone To Keep CoolCity officials stressing those without air conditioning can locate cooling centers throughout the city.
Temperatures Expected To Heat Up This WeekendCity officials want to remind everyone is important to never leave children or animals in the car, even for a minute, and make sure to check on the elderly.
Weekend Heat Wave To Grip ChicagoA heat wave is expected to grip Chicago this weekend, with temperatures likely soaring into the high 90’s.
Cook County Cooling Centers: Public Places To Beat The HeatResidents who do not have access to air conditioning, are encouraged to utilize cooling centers open throughout Cook County.
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.
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.
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.
Emanuel Confident City Is Prepared For Extreme HeatMayor Rahm Emanuel says the city's ready for the heat wave, and is vowing now to repeat the mistakes of the past.
Suburban Residents Preparing For A Very Hot Day On ThursdayThe heat settling in on the Chicago area isn't just uncomfortable, it's potentially dangerous.
Tips To Stay Safe In Extreme Heat, Find A Cooling CenterHealth officials are warning people about extreme heat this week, especially on Thursday, and are reminding people to take steps to avoid being overcome by the hot and humid conditions.
Chicago Cooling CentersIn addition to opening libraries and police stations, the city operates six cooling center in several areas of the city.