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Posted on: July 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Excessive Heat Advisory through July 8

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Excessive Heat Warning - Be Careful and Safe During Summer Heat  

Weather conditions in the Skokie area are expected to be extremely hot for the next several days. Here are some tips for staying cool and safe:

  • Use a buddy system to check in on family, neighbors, and friends;
  • Limit strenuous outdoor activities and use sunscreen;
  • Know the symptoms of heat illness;
  • If possible, plan activities for the coolest times of the day, early morning or late afternoon;
  • Drink plenty of fluids;
  • Wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothing outdoors;
  • NEVER leave children or pets in a parked car; and
  • Protect your pets. Make sure your pet always has cool, clean water and a shaded area to rest if left outside  

The following public location is available for cooling in Skokie. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this information is subject to change and will be updated as necessary. If closed, cooling should be sought in available locations with air conditioning:

Skokie Park District, Weber Leisure Center, 9300 Weber Park Place, Skokie, IL
847-674-1500 x 3500
July 8, 9 and 10 - 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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