Nearly all of the Chicago area will now be under an Excessive Heat Warning for multiple days this week as heat index values could rise as high as 114 degrees for some.
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Nearly all of the Chicago area will now be under an Excessive Heat Watch for multiple days this week as heat index values could rise as high as 112 degrees for some.
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Part of the Chicago area will be under an Excessive Heat Watch for multiple days this week as dangerous heat could bring heat index values as high as 108 degrees.