Tony Selna (left) Nicole Vassos (center) and Sonya Vargas, all of Chicago, stay cool after work Monday near the water at North Avenue Beach. Selna said he was working on his, "First tan of the year." | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times
Updated: July 21, 2014 11:00PM
Get ready for a steamy, stormy Tuesday. Soaring temperatures could bring us the hottest day yet this year, but strong thunderstorms might hit the Chicago area in the evening.