Chicago, IL (60611)

2:26 AM CDT on July 29, 2016 (GMT -0500)
New East Side | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 0 ft 41.89 °N, 87.62 °W | Updated 4 minutes ago

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72.0 °F
Feels Like 72.0 °F
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0.6
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 2.5 mph

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Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 500 ft
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 89%
Rainfall Not available.
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5:41 AM 8:11 PM
Waning Crescent, 24% visible
METAR KMDW 290653Z 35007KT 3SM BR OVC005 22/21 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP120 T02220206
Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 500 ft
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 89%
Rainfall Not available.
Snow Depth Not available.
5:41 AM 8:11 PM
Waning Crescent, 24% visible
METAR KMDW 290653Z 35007KT 3SM BR OVC005 22/21 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP120 T02220206

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 9:14 PM CDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement now in effect through late Friday
night...

* location... northeast Illinois beaches and Northwest Indiana
beaches on Northern Lake County.

* 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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