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Chicago, IL  (CHII2)  Harrison-Dever Crib, approx. 2.75 miles offshore

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Conditions at 4:06 pm CDT on 07/15/2019 (DOY 196 21:06 GMT)
(Updated at about 08,23,38,53 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   23.1 kts   (11.9 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   26.8 kts   (13.8 m/s)
Wind Direction:   219° (SW)
Air Temperature:   88.0 °F   (31.1 °C)
Dew Point:   64.5 °F   (18.1 °C)
Relative Humidity:   45.1 %
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[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station Camera 2]
[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station Camera 3]
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---------- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] ----------
YEARDOY CDT Wind
Spd
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
F
Dew
Pt
F
Rel
Hum
%
20191961600 18.5 20.6 26.8 202 87.6 64.9 46.2
20191961500 20.6 22.9 28.2 228 88.0 64.6 45.2
20191961400 19.1 22.6 27.8 223 87.3 63.4 44.3
20191961300 16.5 19.1 28.0 209 85.5 64.6 49.0
20191961200 10.5 12.8 18.7 250 85.1 64.8 50.1
20191961100 12.2 13.2 20.6 271 83.1 64.0 51.9
20191961000 20.6 22.9 22.9 263 82.0 63.9 53.6
20191960900 17.1 20.0 23.5 252 80.2 66.1 61.5
20191960800 18.7 22.2 22.2 259 79.2 67.6 67.2
20191960700 15.0 16.7 22.9 253 78.1 69.7 75.1
20191960600 15.2 18.9 24.3 244 79.2 70.0 73.1
20191960500 12.2 13.0 21.0 205 77.5 70.5 78.7
20191960400 10.1 11.9 15.9 246 79.7 69.9 71.5
20191960300 9.3 10.3 14.0 203 78.4 69.9 74.6
20191960200 11.3 11.7 15.0 188 77.0 72.0 84.4
20191960100 6.4 7.6 13.6 133 73.8 72.5 95.9
20191960000 5.2 5.4 8.4 154 74.5 70.6 87.5
20191952300 0.4 1.2 5.4 191 73.9 70.2 87.9
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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