Here are the hottest recorded temperatures in Chicago's history

Posted on AllSides August 23rd, 2023
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A heat wave is bringing staggering temperatures to the Chicago area, but will it challenge for the throne as the hottest day in recorded history? It doesn’t appear so, according to the NBC 5 Storm Team. Highs are expected to reach into the upper-90s on both Wednesday and Thursday, and heat indices have already jumped above 115 degrees in many locations on Wednesday. The high temperature could potentially break the record for Aug. 23, with the mercury hitting 97 degrees in 1947, according to the National Weather Service. So what...

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