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

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Conditions at 1:20 am CST on 01/18/2018 (DOY 018 07:20 GMT)
(Updated at about 08,23,38,53 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   16.3 kts   (8.4 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   20.2 kts   (10.4 m/s)
Wind Direction:   237° (WSW)
Air Temperature:   21.0 °F   (-6.1 °C)
Wind Chill:   6.0 °F   (-14.4 °C)
Dew Point:   11.6 °F   (-11.3 °C)
Relative Humidity:   66.6 %
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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]
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Previous 48 images (top of hour only): 1  2  3
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Chicago, facing east courtesy of LakeVision.com
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
%
20180180100 13.8 19.4 26.6 233 20.8 6.9 11.2 66.1
20180180000 17.9 25.5 29.9 234 21.4 5.9 11.1 64.2
20180172300 29.5 35.6 35.6 234 21.2 2.0 10.4 62.7
20180172200 21.8 27.2 35.6 230 20.8 3.8 11.5 67.0
20180172100 20.8 27.0 31.3 223 20.7 3.8 11.4 67.1
20180172000 19.1 25.5 36.4 222 20.5 4.2 10.9 66.1
20180171900 18.5 22.6 33.0 211 21.0 5.2 11.2 65.6
20180171800 20.8 24.7 32.1 221 21.6 5.0 10.0 60.8
20180171700 18.3 23.3 31.5 226 21.6 5.9 8.3 56.2
20180171600 17.3 21.8 28.6 229 22.3 7.3 10.0 59.0
20180171500 17.5 20.8 24.7 246 21.7 6.5 8.3 56.0
20180171400 14.8 16.9 23.3 240 22.1 8.1 8.8 56.4
20180171300 16.9 19.2 25.5 267 21.4 6.2 9.7 60.4
20180171200 14.0 16.1 21.0 251 20.1 5.9 10.3 65.3
20180171100 15.2 17.3 18.9 263 18.5 3.2 10.1 69.5
20180171000 16.7 17.9 19.6 272 16.3 -0.3 9.5 74.2
20180170900 16.5 18.5 19.6 272 13.8 -3.5 9.5 82.6
20180170800 15.9 18.9 20.0 274 13.1 -4.1 9.1 83.8
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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