Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Extreme Heat Throughout the Week Can Be Very Dangerous

Tuesday - Jul 25, 2023

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District and Champaign County Emergency Management Agency Urge the Public to Take Extra Precautions to Stay Safe in the Heat

CHAMPAIGN, IL - The National Weather Service (NWS) is reporting that heat will build over the next several days in central Illinois, with heat indices reaching close to 100 degrees or higher beginning Wednesday afternoon and peaking near 105 degrees both Thursday and Friday. Little overnight relief from the heat is expected, as temperatures fall only into the upper 70s. Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) along with the Champaign County Emergency Management Agency (CCEMA) urge everyone to watch for symptoms of heat- related illness and take precautions to keep their families and community safe.

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