As the temperature climbs to dangerously high numbers this week, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Evergreen Park and the entire Chicago area.
According to the NWS, the heat advisory will remain in effect until 10 p.m. Tuesday evening. Temperatures will slowly fall through the low 90's and eventually into the mid to upper 70's.
Additionally, the NWS has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the area, saying that heat indices will reach up to between 105 and 110 degrees, and rain could be on the way. There is a 30 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m., then after 10 p.m. Wednesday.
The heat index may fall from the 100 and 105 range into the upper 90s through this evening, according to the NWS.
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Need a place to stay cool?
, 3450 W 97th St, is serving as the village's cooling center until the temperature cools down. Residents may visit between 8 a.m.-10 p.m. this week.
Additionally, residents are welcome to visit the , 9400 S. Troy Ave.