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

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Conditions at 4:50 pm CDT on 09/25/2018 (DOY 268 21:50 GMT)
(Updated at about 08,23,38,53 minutes past the hour)
Wind Speed:   16.1 kts   (8.3 m/s)
Max Wind Speed:   18.7 kts   (9.6 m/s)
Wind Direction:   230° (SW)
Air Temperature:   82.6 °F   (28.1 °C)
Dew Point:   61.0 °F   (16.1 °C)
Relative Humidity:   47.4 %
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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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Previous 48 images (top of hour only): 1  2  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
m/s
Wind
Gust
m/s
Peak
Wind
m/s
Wind
Dir
deg
Air
Tmp
C
Dew
Pt
C
Rel
Hum
%
20182681600 10.2 12.4 13.3 236 27.7 16.8 50.8
20182681500 8.6 9.2 14.1 186 25.6 19.9 70.3
20182681400 6.1 7.5 9.8 184 25.2 19.9 71.8
20182681300 5.3 5.6 8.9 187 23.8 19.6 76.9
20182681200 5.8 7.2 7.2 162 22.9 20.4 85.7
20182681100 5.9 6.3 7.5 172 22.1 20.4 89.7
20182681000 4.2 4.6 7.8 253 22.2 20.1 87.9
20182680900 5.5 5.7 6.5 208 21.6 20.5 93.6
20182680800 4.4 5.2 5.5 254 21.9 20.3 90.5
20182680700 4.4 4.7 5.1 190 20.9 20.7 98.6
20182680600 4.2 4.4 7.1 191 20.9 20.5 97.5
20182680500 4.2 4.6 4.6 176 20.9 20.3 96.6
20182680400 4.1 4.6 6.9 184 21.3 20.2 93.1
20182680300 5.5 5.7 8.1 197 21.3 20.2 93.4
20182680200 5.7 6.3 6.9 189 21.2 20.3 94.3
20182680100 3.3 3.5 6.7 183 21.1 20.4 95.6
20182680000 4.9 5.1 5.1 188 21.1 20.2 94.5
20182672300 4.5 4.9 5.6 171 21.0 20.0 94.2
Note: Peak wind is max wind gust during entire hour

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