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

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Conditions at 7:50 am CST on 11/17/2018 (DOY 321 13:50 GMT)
(Updated at about 08,23,38,53 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   6.2 kts   (3.2 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   6.8 kts   (3.5 m/s)
Wind Direction:   294° (WNW)
Air Temperature:   35.1 °F   (1.7 °C)
Wind Chill:   29.1 °F   (-1.6 °C)
Dew Point:   34.1 °F   (1.2 °C)
Relative Humidity:   96.2 %
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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 CST Wind
Spd
kts
Wind
Gust
kts
Peak
Wind
kts
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
F
Wind
Chill
F
Dew
Pt
F
Rel
Hum
%
20183210700 6.0 6.4 8.2 287 34.7 28.8 33.5 95.4
20183210600 4.9 5.6 7.0 308 36.0 31.3 32.9 88.4
20183210500 3.1 3.9 6.0 304 36.5 33.7 31.7 82.5
20183210400 3.9 4.5 5.2 282 36.3 32.6 31.2 81.4
20183210300 4.9 5.8 6.6 320 36.1 31.5 31.2 82.0
20183210200 7.2 7.8 9.7 344 36.1 29.7 30.0 78.0
20183210100 7.8 8.6 8.6 301 35.8 28.9 30.3 80.1
20183210000 9.9 10.9 12.2 300 36.3 28.5 29.9 77.2
20183202300 10.7 11.9 13.0 271 36.7 28.5 30.9 79.4
20183202200 10.5 12.1 13.8 276 36.9 28.9 30.1 76.3
20183202100 8.9 9.7 13.0 295 37.2 30.1 30.3 75.8
20183202000 9.7 11.5 13.0 254 37.6 30.1 30.6 75.6
20183201900 8.4 10.5 15.9 276 38.3 31.7 31.7 76.9
20183201800 13.2 14.6 16.1 279 38.3 29.6 31.2 75.2
20183201700 15.6 17.9 19.8 289 38.8 29.5 31.6 75.1
20183201600 18.9 20.0 20.2 278 39.9 30.0 32.3 74.0
20183201500 13.2 15.2 22.6 285 41.0 -99.0 31.2 67.8
20183201400 12.6 15.4 21.6 287 41.2 -99.0 32.3 70.3
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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