South Holland, IL (60473)

4:46 PM CDT on August 30, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 650 ft 41.56 °N, 87.66 °W | Updated 1 minute ago

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Feels Like 88 °F
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Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 88 °F
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 53%
Rainfall 0.18 in
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6:14 AM 7:25 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KIGQ 302135Z AUTO 26011KT 10SM CLR 28/22 A3005 RMK AO2 T02830221
Pressure 30.05 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 88 °F
Dew Point 66 °F
Humidity 53%
Rainfall 0.18 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:14 AM 7:25 PM
Waning Crescent, 2% visible
METAR KIGQ 302135Z AUTO 26011KT 10SM CLR 28/22 A3005 RMK AO2 T02830221

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:50 PM CDT Aug. 30, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Thursday evening...

The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a beach
hazards statement... which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon
through Thursday evening.

* Location... northeast Illinois and Northwest Indiana beaches.

* Forecast wave heights... 3 to 6 ft.

* 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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