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

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Conditions at 7:36 am CST on 01/20/2022 (DOY 020 13:36 GMT)
(Updated at about 06,21,36,51 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   15.9 kts   (8.2 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   17.7 kts   (9.1 m/s)
Wind Direction:   309° (NW)
Air Temperature:   9.1 °F   (-12.7 °C)
Wind Chill:   -9.3 °F   (-22.9 °C)
Dew Point:   2.9 °F   (-16.2 °C)
Relative Humidity:   75.6 %
Data & Plots of Previous 3 Hours (2 minute increments)
Data & Plots of Previous 5 Days (hourly increments)
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Webcam Location & Info
[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station Camera 1]
[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station Camera 2]
[Live Webcam Image from Chicago, IL Met Station Camera 3]
6-hr animations: 1  2  3
Previous 48 images (top of hour only): 1  2  3
All Images (past 10 days)

Nearby Webcams (external sites):
Webcams of Chicago courtesy of WXYZ Webcams
Loyola University Lake Shore Campus
Loop and Lake Michigan courtesy of ABC News

---------- Previous 18 Hours (at top of hour)  [English] [Metric] ----------
YEARDOY CST Wind
Spd
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
F
Wind
Chill
F
Dew
Pt
F
Rel
Hum
%
20220200700 15.6 18.7 19.6 319 10.0 -7.9 4.0 76.4
20220200600 16.1 18.9 21.6 315 10.2 -8.0 3.3 73.3
20220200500 18.1 20.4 21.6 310 9.7 -9.6 0.6 66.5
20220200400 17.3 20.4 22.0 312 10.2 -8.6 0.7 65.1
20220200300 18.7 21.4 22.0 305 10.8 -8.5 0.9 64.1
20220200200 22.0 24.1 24.5 308 11.5 -8.8 1.8 64.7
20220200100 19.2 22.9 23.9 309 12.6 -6.3 3.0 65.2
20220200000 19.8 22.2 23.9 307 13.1 -5.8 3.5 65.2
20220192300 19.1 22.0 23.7 319 13.8 -4.6 4.4 65.8
20220192200 20.4 21.6 23.7 313 14.4 -4.4 4.5 64.6
20220192100 19.2 22.2 25.3 321 15.4 -2.5 5.5 64.5
20220192000 19.6 21.6 23.9 318 15.4 -2.7 4.7 62.2
20220191900 18.3 21.2 23.7 313 16.2 -1.2 4.8 60.5
20220191800 16.9 18.5 22.9 319 16.9 0.4 4.8 58.6
20220191700 16.5 19.1 22.2 311 17.2 1.0 6.0 61.0
20220191600 18.9 22.2 23.3 325 18.3 1.4 6.2 58.8
20220191500 18.5 21.2 25.1 315 19.8 3.5 7.1 57.7
20220191400 16.1 18.3 23.3 321 20.5 5.4 9.3 61.7
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour
Note: Wind chill is set to -99 if air temp > 40 F or wind speed < 3 mph

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