Chicago, IL

10:27 PM CDT on July 30, 2016 (GMT -0500)
West Loop - Old St. Pats | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 548 ft 41.88 °N, 87.64 °W | Updated 27 seconds ago

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73.5 °F
Feels Like 74 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 2.0 mph

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Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1900 ft
Scattered Clouds 2700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3500 ft
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 81%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:42 AM 8:10 PM
Waning Crescent, 9% visible
METAR KMDW 310253Z 03011KT 10SM FEW019 SCT027 BKN035 23/18 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP147 T02280178 53004
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1900 ft
Scattered Clouds 2700 ft
Mostly Cloudy 3500 ft
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 81%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:42 AM 8:10 PM
Waning Crescent, 9% visible
METAR KMDW 310253Z 03011KT 10SM FEW019 SCT027 BKN035 23/18 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP147 T02280178 53004

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:45 PM CDT Jul. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 4 am CDT
Sunday...

* location... northeast Illinois beaches.

* Forecast wave heights... 3 to 5 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. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can
sweep you into deeper water along the pier structure.

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 the
orientation of structures as well as wind and wave direction.

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



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