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Oh, Now it's On, Weather

By Alicia Dorr in News on Jun 26, 2007 5:57PM

sweat.jpgMaybe weather just doesn't understand. For every notch it turns up the thermostat, another person makes the regretable decision to wear shorts. When we woke up in a sweat today we realized that if it was that hot so early in the morning, weather must officially be declaring war on us.

That's what Skilling is saying anyway. Why else would he describe the recent heat as being caused by "better organized, muggier South winds"? Those clouds have marched in, apparently, which is why it is 93 degrees and feels like the "Amazon Rising" exhibit at the Shedd.

Well, weather, you want a fight, you got one. It looks like you may have forgotten a little thing called Taste of Chicago. You keep up this humidity and you've got yourself at least 5,000 guaranteed sightings of ripped and/or worn-in-the-crotch bicycle shorts, wife beaters and baby tees pulled up over the belly and under the bra. Sure, they may be there anyway but really, do you want to take that chance?

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