It's going to be a scorcher outside this weekend through Thursday. Temperatures will be in the 90s but the heat index will make it feel more like 100 plus degrees.Dr. Bechara Choucair is the commissioner for the Chicago Department of Public Health.
Yesterday's thunderstorm may be over, but despite reports of record heat today, the erratic midwestern weather shows no signs of stopping as we enter the holiday weekend.There was wind: Ghostbusters II anyone?
Throughout April and May, U.S. farmers faced floods, tornadoes, downpours and droughts — all of which made planting difficult. Now in June, intense heat has been sweeping over much of the country.The harsh weather likely will reduce the fall's harvest, according to a new report from the U.S.
Chicagoans can expect another scorcher, though a front is expected to bring cooler temperatures and thunderstorms to the region Wednesday evening.Rose Sengenberger, with the National Weather Service in Romeoville, said temperatures on Wednesday will climb into the mid-90s, with heat index readings a
Unseasonably warm temperatures and high humidity will continue in the Chicago area through Friday.Samuel Shea is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He says there's a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening.