Beach Hazards Statement BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT - Cook County

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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: 20-Jul-2018 @ 5:42am  
Temperature Current Conditions Forecast / Storm Prediction
Currently Outside: Colder 5.3°F than last hour.

68.2°F

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High Today
73.9°F
12:44 AM
Low Today
68.1°F
5:34 AM
Yest High
86.8°F
2:33 PM
Yest Low
54.9°F
3:14 AM
Sta* High
101.1°F
2011
Sta* Low
57.0°F
2014
* This Station's Records Since 2011
Dawn Dawn

Calm Wind:  SSW
0.0

Gusting to:
0.0 mph
Current Rain Rain:
0.00 in
Chandler Burning Index: LOW Current CBI
Fire Danger:
-1.0 of 100
Overnight

Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Friday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Friday
Night
Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Lo ≈71°F Hi ≈77°F Lo ≈66°F
SPC Activity Map
Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 1.8°F since last hour. 65.5°F
Last Hour: Decreased 1.8°F since last hour. 1.8°F
High 12:01 AM: 67.3°F
Low 5:34 AM: 65.4°F
Record High: 83.7°F on
21-Jul-2016
Record Low: -26.0°F on
11-Feb-2014
Wetbulb: 66.5°F
Rain Today
rain graph

Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.44 in
Jul Rain: 0.56 in
Jul to Date
  Avg:10
1.86 in
Jul to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
Under 1.3 in for the month 1.30 in
Jul Avg: 2.62 in
Diff from Avg: Under 2.06 in for the month 2.06 in
Season:1 13.11 in
YTD
  Avg:11
18.41 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Under 5.3 in for the year 5.30 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
16-Jul-2018
at 11:34 AM
75 rain days in 2018
6 days in July
3 days since last rain
Current: SSW  0.0 mph
1Hr Average: 5.5 mph
Wind Run: 3.32 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 0.0 mph mph
Today: 13.0 mph 12:37 AM
Month: 30.0 mph 5-Jul
Year: 42.6 mph 25-Feb
Record Gust: 58.0 mph
25-Feb-2013
Sunlight:
14 hrs 44 min
of Sunlight Today
graph 61.4% 38.6%
Which is
1 min 36 sec Shorter
Than Yesterday
 
Waxing Gibbous, 7 days, 8 hours, 3 minutes in cycle
56%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Increased 10% since last hour. 91%
Last Hour: Increased 10% since last hour. 10%
High 5:15 AM: 91%
Low 1:14 AM: 78%
Record High: 99%
30-Jul-2011
Record Low: 0%
9-Dec-2015
Current: Falling 0.089  inHg/hr 29.682 inHg
Last Hour: Falling rapidly
High 12:01 AM: 29.770 in.
Low 5:06 AM: 29.680 in.
Record High: 30.880 inHg
7-Jan-2015
Record Low: 24.229 inHg
9-Jul-2011
Cooling Degree Days Snow3 Heat Index Air
Today: 1.5
Jul: 190.6
2018 to Date: 538.6
Heating Degree Days
2018 to Date: 3838.4
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Jul Snow: No Change 0.00 in
Jul Avg: 0.00 in
Diff from Avg: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 39.05 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow days in July
0 snow days this season.2
First Snow of Season:
4-Jan-2018
Average 1st Snow:
05 of Dec
Current: 68.2°F
High 12:44am: 73.9°F
Yesterday: 89.4°F
Record: 123.8°F
7-Jul-2012
Quality
Index6:

57


Moderate
Density:
1.18 kg/m3
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
0.0
Sunburn in
N/A Minutes
Highest:
12:01 AM
0.0
0 W/m2
0%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
12:01 AM
W/m2 Record:1361 W/m2
Almanac Irrigation Index5 Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Current: Early Morning
YTD Avg Temp: 46.9°F
Sunrise: 5:35 am
Sunset: 8:19 pm
Moonrise: 2:09 pm
Moonset: 12:38 am
Full Moon: 27-Jul-2018
New Moon: 09:58 UTC
11-Aug-2018
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.04 in
7-Days Rain: 0.44 in
7-Days ET: 1.26 in
7-Day:  0.819 in water in deficit of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.819 in
July:  3.06 in water in deficit of what evaporated this month. 3.06 in
HIGHS: LOWS:
104.0°F
19-Jul-2011
-21.1°F
11-Feb-2014
Daytime Records
  96.6°F
21-Jul-2011
  -12.6°F
06-Jan-2014
Nitetime Records
  87.4°F
22-Jul-2011
  -10.3°F
02-Jan-2018
ICN:19 | S3C2:1 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.7 | RCP:99%
1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.   2 Snow season July 1st to June 30th.   3 Snow manually measured usually around 7AM and 7PM.   5 Estimated amount of water needed to replace the water used by plants and evaporation from the past week. (Negative numbers mean amount of water needed, positive numbers mean excess water is present).   6 Air Quality Index is provided by Minnesota Polution Control Agency and is updated hourly between the hours of 6AM and Midnight.   9 Solar Index represents either an absolute scale of solar energy (W/m²) using the station’s recorded maximum or a percentage of computed theoretical solar maximum using the station’s location and time of day. These indices differ most when the sun is low on the horizon. The current scale is shown, and will toggle if it or the icon is clicked.   10 Historical average only to day 20 of just the month of July for this station since 2011.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 20 of July for this station since 2011.
  Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Overnight & Friday
Overnight

Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Lo ≈71°F
NWS forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Low around 71, with temperatures rising to around 73 overnight. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Local station forecast: Mostly cloudy with little temp change, precipitation likely, windy with possible wind shift to the w, nw, or n.
Friday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Hi ≈77°F
NWS forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 10am, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy. High near 77, with temperatures falling to around 74 in the afternoon. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  Short Term Weather Forecast
Friday
Night
Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Saturday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Saturday
Night
Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Sunday

Thunder storm
Thunder storm
Sunday
Night
Chance rain
Chance rain
Monday

Sunny
Sunny
Monday
Night
Mostly Clear
Mostly Clear
Lo ≈66°F Hi ≈75°F Lo ≈65°F Hi ≈79°F Lo ≈63°F Hi ≈83°F Lo ≈64°F
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