Tag: Weather

County offers tips to handle heat; cooling centers open

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Cook County from noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, predicting heat indices from 102 to 108 degrees. The County’s Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) offers the following tips to help residents stay safe: Stay hydrated[Read More…]

3/8/2021 | What You Need to Know This Week

CALUMET COUNTRY CLUB REZONING – Homewood trustees will consider four measures Tuesday night that would enable an industrial redevelopment project on the golf course. The Planning and Zoning Commission sent the proposed rezoning requests to the board without an affirmative recommendation. More info at hfchronicle.com. CAUTION ON THE TRAILS – Izaak Walton[Read More…]

Strong storm to bring a year’s worth of weather tonight, Saturday

A storm expected to hit the area tonight and Saturday will have a little bit of everything, according to forecasters: rain, freezing rain, sleet, snow, wind and possibly thunderstorms. It could be precipitation from four seasons packed into one storm. [Update 1:09 p.m.: Flossmoor issues storm advisory.]

Weather service warns of weekend heat wave

The pleasant weather Thursday morning — bright and cool, with temperatures still in the upper 50s by 7 a.m. — will not last long.  The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat watch beginning Saturday and extending through Monday. The forecast calls for a “dangerous combination of high heat and humidity.” Afternoon[Read More…]

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