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6:34 PM CDT on July 07, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Location: Chicago, IL
Elevation: 548 ft
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Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 548 ft 41.88 °N, 87.64 °W | Updated 44 seconds ago

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Gusts 3.0 mph

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5:22 AM 8:28 PM
Waning Gibbous, 60% visible
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 20000 ft
Dew Point 51 °F
Humidity 66%
Rainfall 0.20 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen .60 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KMDW 072253Z 04016KT 10SM FEW200 18/08 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP176 T01830083

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Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 20000 ft
Dew Point 51 °F
Humidity 66%
Rainfall 0.20 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen .60 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KMDW 072253Z 04016KT 10SM FEW200 18/08 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP176 T01830083

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Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 3:38 PM CDT on July 07, 2015

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through late
tonight...

* high wave action and dangerous swimming conditions expected.

* Forecast wave heights... 4 to 7 feet.

* Strong rip currents and structural currents expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches.
People visiting the beaches should stay out of the water.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore... which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Structural currents form along piers where longshore
currents and wave action flow into the structure. Rip currents
and structural currents can sweep you into deeper water.

Exposed beaches are more likely to experience the most
significant wave and current impacts.

Impacts at beaches with protective breakwalls or jetties will be
subject to orientation of structures as well as wind and wave
direction.

For information on swim advisories or bans at Chicago beaches
visit... www.Cpdbeaches.Com.