January 16, 2009: Cold Air Outbreak

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
830 AM CST FRI JAN 16 2009

...LOW TEMPERATURES REPORTED ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS
AND NORTHWEST INDIANA ON JANUARY 16TH 2009...

LOW TEMPERATURES ENDING  
LOCATION 8AM  
     
ILLINOIS    
     
DIXON -32  
POLO -32  
AURORA AIRPORT -31 (SUGAR GROVE)
ROCHELLE -28  
SHABBONA -26  
ROCKFORD AIRPORT -25

AT 0651 (NEW RECORD)

ROMEOVILLE IL NWS -24 (OFFICE RECORD SINCE 1992)
MARSEILLES -23  
BARRINGTON -23  
MCHENRY -23  
PAW PAW -22  
WEST CHICAGO -22  
BATAVIA -22  
ST CHARLES -22  
MUNDELEIN -22  
ELGIN -21  
JOLIET -21  
MORRIS -20  
PARK FOREST -19  
LISLE MORTON ARB -19  
PIPER CITY -19  
STREATOR -18  
CHICAGO OHARE -18 AT 722
MIDWAY 3SW -17  
DWIGHT -18  
WAUKEGAN -17  
WHEELING -15  
CHICAGO LAKEFRONT -11  
     
INDIANA    
     
WANATAH -24  
VALPARAISO AIRPORT -20  
VALPARAISO -19  

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL  
449 PM CST FRI JAN 16 2009  
   
..LOWEST WIND CHILL READINGS FROM RECENT COLD SNAP
 
 
HERE ARE THE LOWEST HOURLY WIND CHILL READINGS RECORDED ACROSS THE   
AREA DURING THE RECENT ARCTIC COLD SNAP:  
 
WIND    TIME    DAY     LOCATION  
CHILL  
 
-51     7 AM    01/16   AURORA SUGAR GROVE AIRPORT  
-41     1 AM    01/16   VALPARAISO  
-38     4 AM    01/16   WEST CHICAGO DUPAGE
EXECUTIVE AIRPORT  
-36     8 AM    01/16   WAUKEGAN  
-35     7 AM    01/15   ROCKFORD AIRPORT  
-35     7 AM    01/16   CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT  
-34     6 AM    01/16   CHICAGO O'HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT  
-32     7 AM    01/16   WHEELING CHICAGO EXECUTIVE AIRPORT  
 
THE FOLLOWING OBSERVATIONS ARE FROM AREA AWOS LOCATIONS...WHICH ARE  
NOT QUALITY CONTROLLED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.  
 
WIND    TIME    DAY     LOCATION  
CHILL  
 
-53     1 AM    01/16   ROCHELLE  
-42     2 AM    01/16   DEKALB   
-42     8 AM    01/15   STERLING  
-40     8 AM    01/15   PERU  
-39     8 AM    01/16   KANKAKEE  
-39     4 AM    01/15   MORRIS  
-38     2 AM    01/16   LOCKPORT  
-36    11 PM    01/15   RANTOUL  
-36     3 AM    01/16   LANSING  
-35     4 AM    01/16   FREEPORT  
-33     7 AM    01/16   PONTIAC  
-32     2 AM    01/16   JOLIET  



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