Saint Viator High School dismissed classes today at 12:15 p.m. because of the extreme heat. Outdoor athletic practices and competition after school were also been canceled.
Air temperature at Chicago Executive Airport in Wheeling/Prospect Heights was 82°F at 8:52 a.m. Heat index was 85.9°F at 8:52 a.m.
Air temperature at 1:52 p.m. was 96°F with a heat index of 101°F.
The hottest temperatures today are expected between noon and 6:00 p.m.
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