Chicago-Area Cooling Centers Offer Residents Chance to Beat the Heat - NBC Chicago

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Chicago-Area Cooling Centers Offer Residents Chance to Beat the Heat

As temperatures soar during an Excessive Heat Warning, cooling centers will be open across the Chicago area

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    5 Tips to Beat the Heat This Week

    Staying out of the heat is one good way to stay cool, but for those who have to be out in the scorching hot temperatures, NBC 5's Lexi Sutter has five key tips to keep in mind. 

    (Published Wednesday, July 17, 2019)

    A potentially dangerous heat wave is set to impact the Chicago area, and residents are being given plenty of options if they need a place to cool off. 

    When the temperatures rise to dangerous levels, it's important to stay safe and to know where you can escape the heat. Cooling centers will be open in Chicago and surrounding suburban counties:

    Illinois Cooling Centers Search

    Cook County

    DeKalb County

    DuPage County

    Grundy County

    Kane County

    Kendall County

    Lake County

    McHenry County 

    Will County

    Remember, you can find a cooling center near you with the state of Illinois' cooling center finder tool. 

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