The weather service advised people to stay indoors with the air conditioning on, to drink plenty of water and avoid alcohol and to protect young children and pets, never leaving them in cars.
The extreme heat warnings are in response to the prolonged high humidity and hot temperatures through the weekend.
People should seek medical attention immediately if the following symptoms are experienced after exposure to extreme heat: Nausea, dizziness, blurred vision, hard or rapid breathing, severe headache or confusion, convulsion and/or fever.
Signs of heat stroke include body temperature of 103 degrees or higher; hot, red or dry skin; a fast, strong pulse; confusion and loss of consciousness. You will need to drink more fluids than your thirst level indicates. On Sunday, the region could get as hot as 102 degrees. Friday's forecast calls for a high of about 86. Stay hydrated and make sure you limit your time outdoors. Storms that develop over the next few days could bring torrential downpours and gusty winds.
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NYC heat wave: Just how hot will it get this weekend?
Storms are moving through the Chicago area Thursday morning ahead of an Excessive Heat Warning goes that goes into effect at noon. In several cities, buildings are being offered as cooling centers and residents are being asked to check on family and neighbors.
For example, the overnight low temperature at New York's Central Park observing station is not forecast to drop below 80 degrees on Saturday and Sunday, and could tie or break the daily records of 82 degrees on both nights.
Afternoon heat index values are expected to reach 100 to 110 degrees today through Friday.
If there are power outages during warm weather, take additional precautions or go to a cooling center or emergency shelter to stay cool.
Friday and Saturday feature the hottest days of the summer.
As the climate warms because of human activities, numerous studies have shown that heat waves such as this one are becoming more common and intense, as well as longer-lasting.
The showers/storm chances linger into Monday, but the rest of the week looks refreshing, with less humidity and highs closer to normal- into the 80s.