Tribune archive photo
June 27, 2005
Frank Wachowski holds a chart of the deadly 1995 heat wave at his home in Burbank, Ill., on June 27, 2005. Wachowski runs the official weather station collecting climatological data for Chicago Midway Airport from his home. He recorded the 106-degree peak of the heat wave 1995 which killed numerous people in the Chicagoland area.