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updated: 7/29/2013 3:56 PM

City taking safety precautions for Lollapalooza

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  • Members of the crowd dance at last year's Lollapalooza in Chicago's Grant Park.

      Members of the crowd dance at last year's Lollapalooza in Chicago's Grant Park.
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Lollapalooza is coming this weekend, and Chicago's Office of Emergency Management has put together some safety tips for concertgoers.

Between various street closures near Grant Park where Lollapalooza will be held and the 100,000 or so music fans expected to attend each day of the three-day festival that begins Friday, residents and attendees alike are encouraged to use public transportation.

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Meanwhile, temperatures could climb into the 90s and fans are being encouraged to bring two factory-sealed water bottles while wearing loose, light-colored clothing and a hat with a brim.

The OEMC says there will be complimentary cooling buses parked in the area. And the office reminds attendees that there will be blue and white signs directing them to extreme weather shelters in the event of potentially dangerous weather.

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