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

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Conditions at 8:36 am CST on 01/15/2021 (DOY 015 14:36 GMT)
(Updated at about 06,21,36,51 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   10.1 kts   (5.2 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   11.9 kts   (6.1 m/s)
Wind Direction:   166° (SSE)
Air Temperature:   34.5 °F   (1.4 °C)
Wind Chill:   26.1 °F   (-3.3 °C)
Dew Point:   33.9 °F   (1.1 °C)
Relative Humidity:   97.7 %
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
%
20210150800 11.3 12.6 15.4 167 34.3 25.3 33.8 98.0
20210150700 8.7 10.5 15.0 167 34.7 27.0 33.9 97.0
20210150600 13.6 15.6 18.5 194 34.9 25.1 34.0 96.4
20210150500 14.6 15.6 18.3 176 35.2 25.2 34.7 98.0
20210150400 13.4 14.6 17.5 178 35.4 25.8 35.0 98.4
20210150300 14.8 16.3 20.2 185 35.8 25.8 35.2 97.9
20210150200 15.4 17.5 18.1 176 35.6 25.4 35.7 100.2
20210150100 14.4 15.6 21.8 184 35.4 25.5 35.5 100.2
20210150000 14.8 16.1 18.5 193 34.9 24.6 34.9 100.2
20210142300 16.7 18.9 21.2 194 34.3 23.3 34.4 100.2
20210142200 20.0 22.0 24.3 206 36.3 24.9 35.4 96.3
20210142100 23.5 25.1 25.7 199 37.6 25.7 36.9 97.3
20210142000 20.2 25.1 25.7 167 37.2 26.0 37.3 100.2
20210141900 19.1 20.6 23.5 165 37.8 27.1 37.8 100.2
20210141800 14.4 15.6 29.0 152 37.8 28.5 37.8 100.2
20210141700 14.8 16.7 19.2 156 38.1 28.8 37.3 96.9
20210141600 12.6 14.6 16.1 159 37.6 28.9 36.7 96.7
20210141500 13.0 14.2 16.9 146 36.9 27.8 36.2 97.3
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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