Chicago continues to swelter, heat advisory issued for Thursday, Friday

The year’s first official heat advisory has been issued for the Chicago area.

It begins tomorrow at 11a.m. through Friday at 7 p.m.

Two more days of intense heat are on the way in Chicago, each with dangerous peak afternoon heat indices. Thursday’s high temp is expected to hit 95 with a 106 peak heat index while Friday heads back to 95 with a 106 peak heat index. Advisories for heat within this sprawling hot air dome now reach into 20 states.

Wednesday marks Day 3 in the summer’s most intense spell of heat. Downstate Danville IL’s hit a thermometer high of 101–while mid 90s have occurred across Chicago today making this the hottest day in the city since a 94-deg high last Aug 24.

FOR THE LATEST WEATHER UPDATES, GO TO CHICAGOWEATHERCENTER.COM

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