It's So Hot In Chicago, Your Parked Car Could Reach Nearly 130 Degrees In 30 MinutesA car's temperature will increase up to 40 degrees in an hour if left in the hot sun.
Pitchfork Music Festival Providing Misting Tent, Free Bottled Water To Help Fans Beat The Heat This WeekendPitchfork Music Festival kicks off Friday afternoon in Union Park on the Near West Side, and organizers are taking extra precautions to prepare for the intense heat in Chicago on Friday and Saturday.
Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning As Sweltering Conditions Move InThe heat is on. After thunderstorms delayed the arrival of a heat wave on Thursday, temperatures are on the rise, and Friday is expected to be the hottest day of the year, with a high near 100 degrees.
Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning Delayed, But Heat Wave Still Coming; Mayor Says City 'Completely Unified' In ResponseThunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area have delayed the arrival of a heat wave, with highs now expected to reach only the upper 80s to low 90s on Thursday, but extreme temperatures are still expected to arrive on Friday.
Heat Hacks: Weather Updates And Tips To Stay Cool During Chicago's Hottest Temps Of The YearThe hottest temperatures of the year are on the way for Chicago over the next three days, prompting an excessive heat warning from Thursday afternoon through Saturday night.
Chicago Weather: City Officials Preparing For Dangerous Heat Wave Starting TomorrowChicago is preparing for what could be a dangerous few days from Thursday through Saturday, with extreme heat moving in.
Chicago Weather: Extreme Heat On The Way
ComEd Outage Burns Up Suburban Resident Who Can't Use His Air Conditioner"I kind of thought ComEd would reach out in a reasonable amount of time. That didn't happen."
Animals Try To Keep Cool At The ZooSloth bears and the big cats are getting blocks of ice filled with pieces of fruit and bone.
Staying Safe During Extreme Heat This Weekend"I can't emphasize enough how important it is to look out for each other, especially our vulnerable population."
What Would It Be Like If It Really Was 150 Degrees Outside?If you believe the sign, Chicago apparently shattered the record for heat when Blaine Elementary School reported the temperature reached 150 degrees.