Heat Wave Hits the Heart of Illinois

By WEEK Reporter

May 10, 2011 Updated May 10, 2011 at 10:39 PM CDT

Near record high heat in the Heart of Illinois means many people are spending the day catching up on outdoor activities.

We caught up with some of you at area parks, eating lunch outdoors in downtown Peoria washing cars and mowing your yards.

Local farmers are taking advantage of this heat wave by getting back into their fields.

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