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WATCH: Cold Front Expected To Break Record-Setting Heat Wave Saturday

Posted 07.07.2012 | Chicago

After three consecutive days of triple-digit heat, weather forecasts say Chicago can finally expect some relief Saturday. National Weather Service ...

Heat Wave To Continue Through End Of The Week

Posted 07.03.2012 | Chicago

As the Chicago area enters into its fourth consecutive day of 90-degree-plus heat Tuesday, the sweltering conditions are only expected to get more bal...

City Under Heat Advisory, Could See Hottest Day in 7 Years

Posted 06.28.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Chicago city officials urged caution Thursday as the city was in the sweltering midst of what could be its hottest day in seven years...

Thursday Could Be Chicago's Hottest June Day Ever

Posted 06.26.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's weather is about to take a turn for the extremely sweltering as the city may be on the brink of its hottest June day ever. CBS Chicago is...

Chicago Hasn't Experienced Heat Like This (In June) For 35 Years

Posted 06.19.2012 | Chicago

One day ahead of the first official day of summer, Chicago's heat wave is in full effect Tuesday as the city is urging residents to take precautions a...

Chicago's Hottest Day So Far This Year? Monday A Scorcher

Posted 06.19.2012 | Chicago

It's going to be a scorcher Monday in Chicago-- and it might just be the hottest day of the year. According to NBC Chicago's Andy Avalos, afternoon...

Too Hot For Overtime: City Workers Say No Thanks

Posted 09.20.2011 | Chicago

How hot was it Wednesday? Hot enough to lead city workers to turn down overtime. ...

PHOTOS: Chicago Gets Baked

Posted 09.19.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoans are being urged to stay indoors Wednesday as the unbearable heat that has gripped much of the nation becomes even less bearable. As of ...

Oppressive Heat Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Posted 09.18.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is certainly not the only city suffering from extreme heat and high humidity at the moment--but things are expected to get worse before they g...

July Has Been Hot And It's About To Get Hotter

Chicago Tribune | Staff Report | Posted 09.15.2011 | Chicago

July 2011 has been one of the warmest on record, and it's going to get hotter. According to WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling, July 2011 has had an...

Scorching Heat Friday: See The Forecast For July 4th Weekend

Posted 08.30.2011 | Chicago

Get indoors, grab a cold beverage, and blast the A/C: Friday is expected to be the hottest day of the year, as a one-day heat wave could push the merc...

UGH: Summer 2010 One Of The Hottest, Wettest Ever

Chicago Weather Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This summer was one of the warmest and wettest in Illinois history, according to preliminary data from the Illinois State Water Survey. State Climato...

150 Treated For Heat-Related Illness On Near West Side

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

About 150 people were treated for heat-related illness at a Near West Side private bus stop this afternoon by the Chicago Fire Department, but no one ...

Chicago Weather: Hottest Day Of The Year, Heat Advisory Issued

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for parts of the Chicago area today, expected to be the hottest day of the year so far with te...