Heat wave almost turns suburban lakes into ‘bathwater.’

Daily Herald: During heat waves like the one now baking the suburbs, hundreds of people flock to local lakes for a bit of cooling refreshment. But can the water get too hot for comfort? The blistering temperatures of the past week have boosted temperatures in suburban lakes, too. In McHenry County, water temperatures in some lakes have pushed well into the 80s, officials said. "It can feel almost like bath water now," said Gail Weber, laboratory coordinator for the McHenry County Health Department. "When......

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