July 1st Heat

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
300 AM CDT THU JUN 30 2011 /300 AM EDT THU JUN 30 2011/

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARRIVE FRIDAY...

OVER MUCH OF THE REGION FRIDAY...TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO RISE
WELL INTO THE 90S. MOISTURE WILL BE STREAMING NORTH ON
FRIDAY...WHICH COMBINED WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE HUMID
CONDITIONS FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA. THE
CHALLENGE CONTINUES TO BE HOW WARM SURFACE TEMPERATURES BECOME
FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

A RETROSPECTIVE LOOK AT THE MOST RECENT EXTREME TEMPERATURE EVENTS
FOR CHICAGO...

THE LAST FIVE 100 DEGREE DAYS RECORDED AT OHARE AIRPORT ARE AS
FOLLOWS

JULY 24TH 2005.............102
JULY 30TH 1999.............101
JULY 14TH 1995.............100
JULY 13TH 1995.............104
AUGUST 2ND 1991............101

THE RECORD FOR JULY 1ST FOR OHARE AIRPORT IS 103 DEGREES SET IN 1956.

THE RECORD FOR ROCKFORD AIRPORT IS 101 DEGREES SET IN
1931...HOWEVER...ROCKFORDS CURRENT FORECAST FOR A HIGH ON FRIDAY IS
95 DEGREES.


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SENGENBERGER/BEACHLER



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