This morning, when OEMC officials checked with the National Weather Service, they were told that a heat watch or warning was not going to be issued according to Jennifer Martinez, OEMC spokesperson. So city officials cancelled the briefing, Martinez told ABC7.
Not hot enough for city's emergency ops officials
Officials cancel press briefing about weekend weather
The briefing, announced yesterday and planned for 11 a.m. today, was to be held at Chicago's 9-1-1 Command Center, 1411 W. Madison. The event was to feature officials from the police and fire departments, human services, senior services, along with representatives from the health and environment departments. According to a press invitation yesterday, the meeting was to remind residents to help one another during an expected period of extreme heat.