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Chicago-Area Cooling Centers to Beat the Heat

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



    Chicago Prepares for Excessive Heat Warning

    A heat wave is expected to stretch across many cities in the central U.S., bringing the hottest weather of the year so far and triple-digit temperatures to Chicago. Lauren Jiggetts reports. (Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016)

    Chicago is no stranger to hot temperatures, but as the city grapples with a heat wave, there are some things to be aware of. 

    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

    Kenosha County, Wisconsin

    Lake County

    McHenry County 

    Will County

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