Oak Park, IL (60303)

1:01 PM CDT on July 29, 2016 (GMT -0500)
Oak Park | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement Active Notice: Local Storm Report

Elev 633 ft 41.90 °N, 87.78 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Overcast
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81.7 °F
Feels Like 86 °F
N
4.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 4.0 mph

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Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2400 ft
Scattered Clouds 3600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Overcast 20000 ft
Heat Index 86 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 72%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:42 AM 8:12 PM
Waning Crescent, 20% visible
METAR KMDW 291753Z 06009KT 10SM -TSRA FEW024 SCT036CB BKN110 OVC200 26/21 A2992 RMK AO2 RAB50 TSB43 SLP121 FRQ LTGICCC OHD TS OHD MOV NE P0001 60001 T02560211 10278 20228 58001 $
Pressure 29.89 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 2400 ft
Scattered Clouds 3600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 11000 ft
Overcast 20000 ft
Heat Index 86 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 72%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:42 AM 8:12 PM
Waning Crescent, 20% visible
METAR KMDW 291753Z 06009KT 10SM -TSRA FEW024 SCT036CB BKN110 OVC200 26/21 A2992 RMK AO2 RAB50 TSB43 SLP121 FRQ LTGICCC OHD TS OHD MOV NE P0001 60001 T02560211 10278 20228 58001 $

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:32 AM CDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect through late
tonight...

* 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.