Summer heat prompting some schools to close early

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

The brutal heat has prompted some schools to end classes early on Tuesday, or cancel classes altogether.

Meadowview School and Woodview School in Grayslake cancelled all classes on Tuesday, though employees were told to report to work.

Several suburban schools, including Taft School District 90 in Lockport, Laraway School and Oak Velley School in Joliet, West Aurora School District 129, and Waukegan Public School District 60 were ending classes early on Tuesday.

Temperatures could reach about 95 degrees on Tuesday, and when combined with the humidity, it could feel as hot as 103 degrees.

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