Chicago, IL (60290)

12:49 PM CDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0500)
West Loop - Old St. Pats | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Advisory, Heat Advisory Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 548 ft 41.88 °N, 87.64 °W | Updated 34 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
88.8 °F
Feels Like 106 °F
N
5.0
Wind Variable Wind from ENE
Gusts 12.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2400 ft
Few 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 16000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 106 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 75%
Rainfall 0.35 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:37 AM 8:16 PM
Waning Gibbous, 74% visible
METAR KMDW 241653Z 21013KT 10SM FEW024 FEW050 BKN160 BKN250 32/25 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP111 T03170250
Pressure 29.86 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2400 ft
Few 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 16000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 106 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 75%
Rainfall 0.35 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:37 AM 8:16 PM
Waning Gibbous, 74% visible
METAR KMDW 241653Z 21013KT 10SM FEW024 FEW050 BKN160 BKN250 32/25 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP111 T03170250

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Flood Advisory
Issued: 6:53 AM CDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

The Flood Advisory continues for
the North Branch Chicago river at Chicago Albany Ave
* until this evening.
* At 600 am Sunday the stage was 4.7 feet.
* Action stage is 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 6.0 feet by this afternoon.


Lat... Lon 4203 8775 4196 8781 4194 8774 4189 8771
      4194 8765 4198 8767


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Heat Advisory
Issued: 12:07 PM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 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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