One of the Coldest Labor Days on Record for Chicago and Rockford

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
750 PM CDT SUN SEP 4 2011

...BOTH CHICAGO AND ROCKFORD COULD HAVE ONE THE COLDEST LABOR DAYS
ON RECORD...

FOR ROCKFORD...EARLY MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN
THE UPPER 40S...WITH DAYTIME HIGHS IN THE MIDDLE 60S.  FOR
CHICAGO...EARLY MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED IN THE LOW 50S
WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.

WITH THESE TEMPERATURES IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THIS COULD BE ONE OF THE
COLDEST LABOR DAYS ON RECORD. BELOW IS A LIST OF THE COLDEST
LOWS AND COLDEST HIGHS EXPERIENCED ON LABOR DAY IN BOTH ROCKFORD AND
CHICAGO.

ROCKFORD
 COLDEST LOWS / DATE
--------------------
 1. 35      9/2/1946
 2. 42      9/7/1953
 3. 44      9/5/1988
 4. 45      9/1/1919
            9/4/1972
            9/6/1976
 7. 47      9/7/1908
            9/4/1950
 9. 49      9/3/1928
            9/6/1937
            9/2/1940
            9/1/1958
            9/3/1984


ROCKFORD
 COLDEST HIGHS / DATE
----------------------
 1. 61      9/2/1974
 2. 63      9/2/1935
 3. 65      9/5/1988
 4. 66      9/6/1909
            9/5/1994
 6. 67      9/4/1905
 7. 68      9/3/1928
            9/1/1958
            9/6/1965
            9/6/1982


CHICAGO
 COLDEST LOWS / DATE
--------------------
 1. 44      9/2/1946
            9/5/1988
 3. 46      9/4/1972
 4. 50      9/2/1974
            9/4/1992
            9/6/1993
 7. 51      9/3/1984
 8. 52      9/3/1928
            9/3/1945
            9/5/1966
            9/7/1981



CHICAGO
 COLDEST HIGHS / DATE
----------------------
 1. 61      9/2/1974
 2. 63      9/2/1935
            9/4/1905
 4. 64      9/5/1988
 5. 65      9/3/1928
            9/5/1994
            9/1/2003
 8. 66      9/7/1914
 9. 68      9/5/1904
            9/6/1920
            9/4/1950
            9/1/1958
            9/6/1982
            9/6/1993


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