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

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Conditions at 2:20 am CDT on 08/20/2018 (DOY 232 07:20 GMT)
(Updated at about 08,23,38,53 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   20.4 kts   (10.5 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   22.6 kts   (11.6 m/s)
Wind Direction:   136° (SE)
Air Temperature:   76.3 °F   (24.6 °C)
Dew Point:   67.7 °F   (19.9 °C)
Relative Humidity:   74.5 %
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[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]
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Loyola University Lake Shore Campus
Loop and Lake Michigan courtesy of ABC News

---------- 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
%
20182320200 18.3 20.0 22.6 134 76.3 68.3 75.9
20182320100 17.1 19.1 23.1 137 77.2 68.7 74.7
20182320000 12.8 13.8 19.8 139 77.5 70.2 77.9
20182312300 14.4 15.4 16.1 105 77.7 72.3 83.1
20182312200 14.6 16.7 16.7 090 77.4 72.2 83.9
20182312100 15.0 16.7 18.1 088 77.0 72.4 85.4
20182312000 15.0 16.1 18.3 083 77.0 71.1 81.6
20182311900 16.5 17.3 17.5 085 76.6 70.2 80.1
20182311800 18.3 19.6 19.6 080 76.6 69.8 79.1
20182311700 15.7 16.5 19.4 063 76.8 69.6 78.0
20182311600 13.2 14.0 16.7 066 76.6 70.7 81.6
20182311500 9.7 10.3 13.6 066 76.8 69.7 78.3
20182311400 9.7 10.3 10.5 066 76.5 69.4 78.5
20182311300 6.2 6.8 11.7 075 76.5 69.7 79.2
20182311200 4.1 5.1 7.4 080 76.5 69.7 79.4
20182311100 5.6 6.6 6.6 053 76.1 69.1 78.6
20182311000 4.7 5.2 6.4 062 76.3 69.1 78.0
20182310900 6.6 7.8 8.6 069 76.1 66.8 72.5
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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