Those praying for the heat to break will have to wait at least one more day.
The City of Evanston’s Health Department announced Friday morning that it had extended its current heat advisory through 4 p.m. on Saturday.
According to a press release, the National Weather Service forecast has indicated the extreme heat will not subside until sometime Saturday afternoon.
The city provided a list of public community centers with air conditioning that residents could head to during operating hours. These buildings include the Chandler-Newberger Community Center, the , the , the and the .
The city also warned some people are more susceptible the heat illness, including infants and young children, people over 65 years old, those with mental illness and persons with physical illnesses.
For more information on heat illness prevention, call the City of Evanston’s 311 call center or visit the city website.