Sunday will feel really hot, with the heat index rising as you travel toward western New England. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when auto interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. Do not take pets to fireworks displays or parades!
Extreme heat can cause illness and death among the at-risk population who can't stay cool. As hot as it was, there were no records tied or broken. If it is determined that clouds/thunderstorms may be delayed, the Excessive Heat Warning could be extended again over the entire northeast Illinois/northwest IN area Sunday.
A chance of a thunderstorm is expected sometime late Tuesday night into Wednesday, Simpson said.
Current temperatures sit around the 90 across the region before factoring in the heat. Thankfully, we'll stay rain free today!
Temperatures spike for the 4th of July as a strengthening area of high pressure in the upper-levels of the atmosphere builds in overhead. There could be some patchy valley fog but nothing that widespread or dense. The next several nights will feature low temperatures not getting below 70 degrees, so these nights will be very warm and sticky and ones where you'll want to have the windows closed and the AC on for sleeping.
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The heat returns for Sunday, with a high of 92.
Temperatures will soar well into the 90s across much of the Plains, Midwest and Northeast again on Saturday. All in all, it's likely we don't get relief from this heat and humidity until next Saturday.
Forecasters say that Tropical Storm Fabio, off the west coast of Mexico, will develop into a hurricane on Monday and track to the west-northwest.
Wear lightweight, light-colored clothing.
The NWS posted a reminder Friday that heat kills more people each year than tornadoes, lightning and floods.
An excessive heat warning, issued when the heat and humidity make it feel like it's 105 degrees or higher, will remain in effect until 6 a.m. Monday. Storm chances stick around, but decrease by the middle of the week where we could see a somewhat dry day for the 4th of July.