Wednesday weather: 97 in the shade — heat stroke, exhaustion likely today

Published 8:59 am Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Today’s high is 90 degrees, but it will feel closer to 103 — and 97 in the shade.

Elevated heat stress continues due to the heat and humidity, extending through Friday afternoon. Along I-55 and westward, it could feel like 106 to 110 degrees.

Heat stroke and heat exhaustion are likely with prolonged outdoor activity.

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Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon.