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

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Conditions at 7:50 pm CST on 12/03/2020 (DOY 339 01:50 GMT)
(Updated at about 06,21,36,51 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   19.4 kts   (10.0 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   21.8 kts   (11.2 m/s)
Wind Direction:   251° (WSW)
Air Temperature:   41.0 °F   (5.0 °C)
Dew Point:   28.8 °F   (-1.8 °C)
Relative Humidity:   61.6 %
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
%
20203381900 18.3 21.2 29.0 251 41.9 -99.0 27.8 57.0
20203381800 18.5 21.8 27.6 240 42.4 -99.0 29.1 58.9
20203381700 17.3 21.0 26.6 234 43.0 -99.0 29.7 59.0
20203381600 18.9 21.8 26.6 253 44.1 -99.0 29.1 55.2
20203381500 19.2 21.6 26.0 270 45.5 -99.0 28.7 51.4
20203381400 15.9 17.9 21.0 273 44.8 -99.0 29.2 54.0
20203381300 19.2 21.2 25.7 259 44.8 -99.0 27.4 50.2
20203381200 17.1 19.8 28.6 246 41.7 -99.0 26.3 53.9
20203381100 20.2 23.5 27.8 257 38.5 27.7 27.3 63.7
20203381000 13.2 17.1 24.5 244 36.1 26.8 25.8 65.8
20203380900 16.3 17.9 17.9 267 33.4 22.2 24.6 69.7
20203380800 8.2 9.5 19.4 231 35.2 28.0 26.0 68.7
20203380700 12.8 14.8 16.1 262 34.5 24.9 24.2 65.6
20203380600 16.3 18.7 20.8 247 36.1 25.7 23.7 60.4
20203380500 10.1 12.1 17.9 259 36.1 28.1 23.1 58.7
20203380400 6.6 8.9 15.9 237 38.3 32.7 24.6 57.5
20203380300 11.3 12.8 16.5 245 36.5 28.1 22.3 56.0
20203380200 9.3 11.3 16.5 269 36.0 28.3 22.6 58.0
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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