Oak Park, IL (60303)

6:35 PM CDT on July 23, 2016 (GMT -0500)
Oak Park | | Change Station

Elev 633 ft 41.90 °N, 87.78 °W | Updated 13 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
80.8 °F
Feels Like 85 °F
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0.9
Wind Variable Wind from NW
Gusts 4.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 85 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:36 AM 8:18 PM
Waning Gibbous, 81% visible
METAR KMDW 232253Z 23009KT 10SM SCT035CB BKN070 BKN120 BKN250 32/24 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP116 CB NE MOV E AND DSNT N TCU DSNT SE-S T03170239
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3500 ft
Mostly Cloudy 7000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 12000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 85 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 73%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:36 AM 8:18 PM
Waning Gibbous, 81% visible
METAR KMDW 232253Z 23009KT 10SM SCT035CB BKN070 BKN120 BKN250 32/24 A2991 RMK AO2 SLP116 CB NE MOV E AND DSNT N TCU DSNT SE-S T03170239

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 6:33 PM CDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 700 PM CDT
for northeastern Cook County...

At 631 PM CDT... severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from Schiller Park to 5 miles north of Montrose
Harbor... moving south at 20 mph. Trained spotters estimated 60 mph
winds in Skokie and small limbs down in Evanston.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... trained weather spotters.

Impact... expect damage to roofs... siding... and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Chicago... Cicero... Evanston... Skokie... Des Plaines... Berwyn... Oak Park...
Glenview... Park ridge... Northbrook... Wilmette... Morton Grove... Forest
Park... Winnetka... River Forest... Glencoe... Harwood Heights... Stickney...
Meigs Field and Montrose Harbor.

This includes... Lincoln Park zoo... Loyola University... University of
Chicago... Hawthorne Park... northeastern Illinois University...
northwestern University... Soldier field... University of Illinois
Chicago... U.S. Cellular field... IL Institute of technology... Wrigley
field... The Loop... museum of science and Industry... museum
Campus... and Northerly Island.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning are
occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of natures leading killers. Remember... if you can
hear thunder... you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms... and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Lat... Lon 4210 8771 4208 8768 4198 8765 4196 8763
      4196 8764 4190 8762 4189 8761 4188 8762
      4187 8761 4185 8761 4178 8757 4179 8777
      4212 8790 4214 8775
time... Mot... loc 2331z 339deg 18kt 4197 8785 4196 8761

Hail... <.75in
wind... 60mph

oemc zones... Severe Thunderstorm Warning.
1... 2... 3... 4... 5... 6... 7... 8... 9... and 11.


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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 6:24 PM CDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 412 remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT

IL
. Illinois counties included are

Boone Bureau Carroll
Cook De Kalb dupage
Grundy Henry Jo Daviess
Kane Kendall Lake
La Salle Lee McHenry
Ogle Putnam Rock Island
Stephenson Whiteside will
Winnebago




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.