Oak Park, IL (60303)

9:48 AM 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

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78.6 °F
Feels Like 81 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from ESE
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Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1500 ft
Few 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 81 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 78%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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5:42 AM 8:12 PM
Waning Crescent, 21% visible
METAR KMDW 291353Z 03003KT 10SM FEW015 FEW050 BKN250 26/21 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP125 T02610206
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1500 ft
Few 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 81 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 78%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:42 AM 8:12 PM
Waning Crescent, 21% visible
METAR KMDW 291353Z 03003KT 10SM FEW015 FEW050 BKN250 26/21 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP125 T02610206

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 3:29 AM CDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement now 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.



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