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3:44 AM CDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0500)
Oakhurst | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory, Air Quality Alert Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 712 ft 41.76 °N, 88.25 °W | Updated 3 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
71.6 °F
Feels Like 71.6 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from SSE
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Few 300 ft
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 0.17 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:39 AM 8:18 PM
Waning Gibbous, 78% visible
METAR KDPA 240752Z 16007KT 9SM FEW003 22/21 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP125 T02170206
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Few 300 ft
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 0.17 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:39 AM 8:18 PM
Waning Gibbous, 78% visible
METAR KDPA 240752Z 16007KT 9SM FEW003 22/21 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP125 T02170206

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:27 AM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am CDT /noon EDT/ this morning
to 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ this evening...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 11 am CDT /noon EDT/ this
morning to 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/ this evening.

* Temperature... highs in the low 90s.

* Maximum heat index values... 96 to 111 degrees.

* Impacts... temperatures and moisture this high could lead to
heat related illnesses with prolonged exposure. The elderly...
small children and pets are especially susceptible. Plan
ahead. Have a cool place to shelter from the heat. Avoid
outdoor activity during the afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

Take extra precautions... if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible
and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat
should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency... call 9 1 1.

In Cook County... call 3 1 1 for assistance including heat shelter
information.



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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 5:12 AM CDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert in effect until midnight CDT tonight...

The Illinois environmental protection agency has determined that an
air pollution action day will be declared for the greater Chicago
metropolitan area and is in effect until midnight CDT tonight.

An air pollution action day is declared when weather conditions are
such that widespread ozone and or particulate levels are expected to
be at or above the unhealthy for sensitive groups category of the
air quality index.

Active children and adults especially people with pulmonary or
respiratory disease such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor
activity.

Participants in the... partners for clean air program... are requested
to initiate their activities. Residents are also urged to reduce
pollution levels. Aqi forecast and tips on how you can reduced your
emissions can be found at www.Cleantheair.Org.

Information and aqi levels can also be found at www.EPA.State.IL.US
and at www.Airnow.Gov. Media contact... 217 299 6057.



512 am CDT Sat Jul 23 2016

... Air quality alert in effect until midnight CDT tonight...

The Illinois environmental protection agency has determined that an
air pollution action day will be declared for the greater Chicago
metropolitan area and is in effect until midnight CDT tonight.

An air pollution action day is declared when weather conditions are
such that widespread ozone and or particulate levels are expected to
be at or above the unhealthy for sensitive groups category of the
air quality index.

Active children and adults especially people with pulmonary or
respiratory disease such as asthma should limit prolonged outdoor
activity.

Participants in the... partners for clean air program... are requested
to initiate their activities. Residents are also urged to reduce
pollution levels. Aqi forecast and tips on how you can reduced your
emissions can be found at www.Cleantheair.Org.

Information and aqi levels can also be found at www.EPA.State.IL.US
and at www.Airnow.Gov. Media contact... 217 299 6057.