Another Warm and Windy Day

Wednesday, March 7 was another day with strong southerly winds, with many observation sites across the area experiencing gusts to 40-50 mph and higher. These strong southerly winds, after a very mild start to the day, easily enabled high temperatures in the mid and upper 60s, with a few sites reaching the 70 degree mark. Below are the highest winds and the high temperatures observed on Wedneesday.

...HIGHEST WINDS OBSERVED WEDNESDAY AND TIME OF OCCURRENCE IN CST...

...ILLINOIS...

...WINNEBAGO COUNTY...

ROCKFORD AIRPORT (ASOS)                         1225 PM MAR 7     44 MPH

...WILL COUNTY...

ROMEOVILLE (NWS CHICAGO)                         435 PM MAR 7     54 MPH
JOLIET LOCK AND DAM (IEM)                        100 PM MAR 7     44 MPH
3 N MANHATTAN (APRSWXNET)                        441 PM MAR 7     44 MPH
4 ESE BEECHER (APRSWXNET)                        306 PM MAR 7     43 MPH
PEOTONE (APRSWXNET)                              250 PM MAR 7     41 MPH
JOLIET AIRPORT (AWOS)                            315 PM MAR 7     41 MPH
3 NW SHOREWOOD (APRSWXNET)                       443 PM MAR 7     41 MPH

...OGLE COUNTY...

ROCHELLE (AWOS)                                 1055 AM MAR 7     43 MPH

...MCHENRY COUNTY...

3 NNW UNION (APRSWXNET)                          922 AM MAR 7     45 MPH

...LIVINGSTON COUNTY...

PONTIAC (AWOS)                                   955 AM MAR 7     47 MPH

...LEE COUNTY...

2 WNW DIXON (APRSWXNET)                         1255 PM MAR 7     42 MPH

...LAKE COUNTY...

WAUKEGAN (ASOS)                                  211 PM MAR 7     51 MPH
2 E LAKEMOOR (APRSWXNET)                         405 PM MAR 7     47 MPH
1 NE LAKE BARRINGTON (APRSWXNET)                1238 PM MAR 7     45 MPH

...LA SALLE COUNTY...

OTTAWA (APRSWXNET)                               112 PM MAR 7     54 MPH
PERU (AWOS)                                     1055 AM MAR 7     44 MPH

...KANKAKEE COUNTY...

KANKAKEE (AWOS)                                  215 PM MAR 7     48 MPH
1 NE UNION HILL (APRSWXNET)                      218 PM MAR 7     43 MPH
2 NE BRADLEY (APRSWXNET)                         218 PM MAR 7     40 MPH

...KANE COUNTY...

SUGAR GROVE/AURORA (ASOS)                        214 PM MAR 7     44 MPH
1 W BATAVIA (APRSWXNET)                          602 PM MAR 7     43 MPH

...GRUNDY COUNTY...

MORRIS (AWOS)                                    255 PM MAR 7     46 MPH

...FORD COUNTY...

1 W GIBSON CITY (APRSWXNET)                      304 PM MAR 7     46 MPH

...DUPAGE COUNTY...

DUPAGE AIRPORT (ASOS)                            104 PM MAR 7     49 MPH
2 NNE WEST CHICAGO (APRSWXNET)                   104 PM MAR 7     40 MPH
1 SW ROSELLE (APRSWXNET)                         401 PM MAR 7     40 MPH

...DE KALB COUNTY...

DE KALB (AWOS)                                  1255 PM MAR 7     44 MPH

...COOK COUNTY...

MIDWAY AIRPORT (ASOS)                            105 PM MAR 7     54 MPH
LAKEVIEW (APRSWXNET)                            1144 AM MAR 7     53 MPH
LANSING (AWOS)                                  1155 AM MAR 7     52 MPH
OHARE INTL AIRPORT (ASOS)                       1153 AM MAR 7     51 MPH
CHICAGO EXECUTIVE AIRPORT (ASOS)                 100 PM MAR 7     48 MPH
1 SE HARWOOD HEIGHTS (APRSWXNET)                 544 PM MAR 7     48 MPH
2 WNW BURNHAM (HADS)                            1200 PM MAR 7     46 MPH
1 SSW NORRIDGE (APRSWXNET)                       112 PM MAR 7     43 MPH
1 SE SOUTH CHICAGO (NOS-NWLON)                  1236 PM MAR 7     43 MPH
1 WSW LAKEVIEW (APRSWXNET)                       500 PM MAR 7     42 MPH
1 W MONTROSE HARBOR (APRSWXNET)                  303 PM MAR 7     42 MPH
1 WNW HICKORY HILLS (APRSWXNET)                  452 PM MAR 7     41 MPH


...INDIANA...

...PORTER COUNTY...

VALPARAISO (ASOS)                                253 PM MAR 7     51 MPH
4 E LAKES OF THE FOUR (APRSWXNET)                203 PM MAR 7     46 MPH

...NEWTON COUNTY...

5 NE MOROCCO (APRSWXNET)                         222 PM MAR 7     45 MPH

...LAKE COUNTY...

GARY (AWOS)                                      245 PM MAR 7     51 MPH
3 NW DE MOTTE (APRSWXNET)                       1102 AM MAR 7     44 MPH
2 WSW WHITING (INDOT)                           1230 PM MAR 7     44 MPH
EAST CHICAGO (APRSWXNET)                        1217 PM MAR 7     42 MPH
BROOKFIELD (APRSWXNET)                           254 PM MAR 7     42 MPH

...JASPER COUNTY...

RENSSELAER (AWOS)                                155 PM MAR 7     51 MPH
2 W COLLEGEVILLE (INDOT)                         254 PM MAR 7     51 MPH


...OFFSHORE REPORTING STATIONS...
HARRISON CRIB (85 FT ABOVE LAKE)(C-MAN)          150 PM MAR 7     65 MPH
MICHIGAN CITY (70 FT ABOVE LAKE) (C-MAN)         335 PM MAR 7     55 MPH
WAUKEGAN HARBOR (30 FT ABOVE LAKE)(GLOS)         340 PM MAR 7     50 MPH
BURNS HARBOR (33 FT ABOVE LAKE)(GLOS)            150 PM MAR 7     48 MPH

$$
...WEDNESDAY WAS ANOTHER WARM DAY. HERE ARE THE HIGH TEMPERATURES OBSERVED WEDNESDAY.
THESE TEMPERATURES ARE 20 TO 25 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE DATE...

...ILLINOIS...

...WINNEBAGO COUNTY...

ROCKFORD AIRPORT (ASOS)                          225 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 SE WINNEBAGO (APRSWXNET)                       227 PM MAR 7       65 F

...WILL COUNTY...

2 ENE WILMINGTON (APRSWXNET)                     119 PM MAR 7       69 F
ROMEOVILLE (NWS CHICAGO)                         155 PM MAR 7       68 F
JOLIET LOCK AND DAM (IEM)                        100 PM MAR 7       68 F
JOLIET AIRPORT (AWOS)                           1255 PM MAR 7       68 F
CHANNAHON (COOP)                                 200 PM MAR 7       68 F
3 NNE WILMINGTON (RAWS)                          205 PM MAR 7       68 F
2 N SHOREWOOD (APRSWXNET)                        115 PM MAR 7       68 F
1 SSW CREST HILL (APRSWXNET)                     213 PM MAR 7       68 F
PEOTONE         (APRSWXNET)                      250 PM MAR 7       67 F
LOCKPORT (IEM)                                   200 PM MAR 7       67 F
3 NW SHOREWOOD (APRSWXNET)                       207 PM MAR 7       67 F
3 N MANHATTAN (APRSWXNET)                        225 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 WSW ROMEOVILLE (APRSWXNET)                     223 PM MAR 7       67 F

...MCHENRY COUNTY...

4 SW MARENGO (APRSWXNET)                         110 PM MAR 7       65 F
3 NNW UNION (APRSWXNET)                          257 PM MAR 7       65 F
3 NNE MARENGO (APRSWXNET)                        118 PM MAR 7       65 F
1 NE CARY (APRSWXNET)                            216 PM MAR 7       65 F

...LIVINGSTON COUNTY...

PONTIAC (AWOS)                                  1255 PM MAR 7       70 F
ODELL (APRSWXNET)                                111 PM MAR 7       68 F
DWIGHT (APRSWXNET)                               159 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 ENE PONTIAC (APRSWXNET)                        125 PM MAR 7       67 F

...LEE COUNTY...

SUBLETTE (APRSWXNET)                             232 PM MAR 7       67 F
2 WNW DIXON (APRSWXNET)                          115 PM MAR 7       66 F
2 WNW DIXON (APRSWXNET)                          110 PM MAR 7       66 F

...LAKE COUNTY...

2 S HIGHLAND PARK (MESOWEST)                     255 PM MAR 7       69 F
1 SSW LIBERTYVILLE (APRSWXNET)                   112 PM MAR 7       68 F
1 NNW VERNON HILLS (APRSWXNET)                   252 PM MAR 7       68 F
2 SE GRAYSLAKE (APRSWXNET)                       123 PM MAR 7       67 F
2 E LAKEMOOR (APRSWXNET)                         315 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 NW BARRINGTON (APRSWXNET)                      124 PM MAR 7       67 F
KILDEER (APRSWXNET)                              113 PM MAR 7       66 F
2 W HAWTHORN WOODS (APRSWXNET)                   110 PM MAR 7       66 F
1 SSE GRANDWOOD PARK (APRSWXNET)                 325 PM MAR 7       66 F
1 NW WINTHROP HARBOR (APRSWXNET)                 324 PM MAR 7       66 F
1 NW DEER PARK (APRSWXNET)                       102 PM MAR 7       66 F
1 NNW LAKE ZURICH (APRSWXNET)                   1247 PM MAR 7       66 F
1 ENE THIRD LAKE (APRSWXNET)                     129 PM MAR 7       66 F
WAUKEGAN (ASOS)                                  327 PM MAR 7       66 F
1 NE LAKE BARRINGTON (APRSWXNET)                 222 PM MAR 7       65 F

...LA SALLE COUNTY...

OTTAWA (APRSWXNET)                               102 PM MAR 7       67 F
GRAND RIDGE (APRSWXNET)                          158 PM MAR 7       67 F
UTICA (IEM)                                      200 PM MAR 7       66 F
3 WNW RANSOM (APRSWXNET)                         102 PM MAR 7       66 F
1 W STREATOR (APRSWXNET)                        1240 PM MAR 7       66 F

...KENDALL COUNTY...

3 SSE OSWEGO (APRSWXNET)                         229 PM MAR 7       65 F

...KANKAKEE COUNTY...

KANKAKEE (AWOS)                                  215 PM MAR 7       69 F
2 NE BRADLEY (APRSWXNET)                         219 PM MAR 7       69 F
1 NE UNION HILL (APRSWXNET)                      113 PM MAR 7       69 F
2 NE BRADLEY (APRSWXNET)                         248 PM MAR 7       68 F

...KANE COUNTY...

SUGAR GROVE/AURORA (ASOS)                        252 PM MAR 7       66 F
1 W BATAVIA (APRSWXNET)                          247 PM MAR 7       66 F
5 WNW SAINT CHARLES (APRSWXNET)                  249 PM MAR 7       65 F
5 NE ELBURN (APRSWXNET)                          248 PM MAR 7       65 F
1 WNW GENEVA (APRSWXNET)                         222 PM MAR 7       65 F

...IROQUOIS COUNTY...

MILFORD (APRSWXNET)                              306 PM MAR 7       68 F
2 W CHEBANSE (APRSWXNET)                         217 PM MAR 7       68 F

...GRUNDY COUNTY...

3 N CARBON HILL (APRSWXNET)                      200 PM MAR 7       68 F
2 WSW MORRIS (APRSWXNET)                         100 PM MAR 7       68 F
1 W CARBON HILL (APRSWXNET)                      107 PM MAR 7       67 F
MORRIS (AWOS)                                    155 PM MAR 7       66 F

...FORD COUNTY...

1 W GIBSON CITY (APRSWXNET)                     1235 PM MAR 7       68 F

...DUPAGE COUNTY...

2 SE GLENDALE HEIGHTS (APRSWXNET)                246 PM MAR 7       68 F
2 NNE WEST CHICAGO (APRSWXNET)                  1254 PM MAR 7       68 F
1 WSW LOMBARD (APRSWXNET)                        249 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 WSW BERKELEY (APRSWXNET)                       321 PM MAR 7       67 F
DUPAGE AIRPORT (ASOS)                            250 PM MAR 7       66 F
2 WNW GLEN ELLYN (APRSWXNET)                     316 PM MAR 7       66 F
2 WNW GLEN ELLYN (APRSWXNET)                     253 PM MAR 7       66 F
2 W LISLE (APRSWXNET)                            204 PM MAR 7       66 F
2 NNW WOODRIDGE (APRSWXNET)                      243 PM MAR 7       66 F
2 N WHEATON (APRSWXNET)                          241 PM MAR 7       66 F
1 SW ROSELLE (APRSWXNET)                         301 PM MAR 7       66 F
1 ENE GLENBARD SOUTH (APRSWXNET)                 256 PM MAR 7       66 F

...DE KALB COUNTY...

DE KALB (AWOS)                                   235 PM MAR 7       66 F
2 WNW GENOA (APRSWXNET)                          111 PM MAR 7       66 F
2 N SYCAMORE (APRSWXNET)                         252 PM MAR 7       65 F
1 SW DE KALB (APRSWXNET)                         247 PM MAR 7       65 F

...COOK COUNTY...

CHICAGO EXECUTIVE AIRPORT (ASOS)                 249 PM MAR 7       69 F
2 SW MEIGS FIELD (APRSWXNET)                     316 PM MAR 7       69 F
NORTHERLY ISLAND (NWS OB)                           N/A MAR 7       68 F
NORRIDGE (APRSWXNET)                             253 PM MAR 7       68 F
MIDWAY AIRPORT (ASOS)                            251 PM MAR 7       68 F
LAKEVIEW (APRSWXNET)                             347 PM MAR 7       68 F
LAKEVIEW (APRSWXNET)                             323 PM MAR 7       68 F
1 WSW ROGERS PARK (APRSWXNET)                    257 PM MAR 7       68 F
1 WNW ROGERS PARK (APRSWXNET)                    309 PM MAR 7       68 F
1 WNW HICKORY HILLS (APRSWXNET)                  237 PM MAR 7       68 F
1 W MONTROSE HARBOR (APRSWXNET)                  348 PM MAR 7       68 F
OHARE INTL AIRPORT (ASOS)                        255 PM MAR 7       68 F
2 WNW BURNHAM (HADS)                             300 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 WSW LAKEVIEW (APRSWXNET)                       345 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 W DES PLAINES (APRSWXNET)                      257 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 SSW NORRIDGE (APRSWXNET)                       342 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 SE HARWOOD HEIGHTS (APRSWXNET)                 244 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 NE GOLF (APRSWXNET)                            236 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 ESE NORTHBROOK (APRSWXNET)                     309 PM MAR 7       67 F
LANSING (AWOS)                                   135 PM MAR 7       66 F


...INDIANA...

...PORTER COUNTY...

4 E LAKES OF THE FOUR (APRSWXNET)                233 PM MAR 7       70 F
1 SSE HEBRON (APRSWXNET)                         223 PM MAR 7       69 F
VALPARAISO (ASOS)                                136 PM MAR 7       67 F
PORTER (RAWS)                                    217 PM MAR 7       66 F
2 SW VALPARAISO (APRSWXNET)                      251 PM MAR 7       66 F

...NEWTON COUNTY...

6 WSW DE MOTTE (APRSWXNET)                       215 PM MAR 7       69 F
5 NE MOROCCO (APRSWXNET)                         222 PM MAR 7       68 F
4 WSW BROOK (APRSWXNET)                          201 PM MAR 7       67 F

...LAKE COUNTY...

3 NW DE MOTTE (APRSWXNET)                        248 PM MAR 7       69 F
GARY (AWOS)                                      245 PM MAR 7       68 F
2 SE HOBART (APRSWXNET)                          208 PM MAR 7       68 F
EAST CHICAGO (APRSWXNET)                         322 PM MAR 7       67 F
BROOKFIELD (APRSWXNET)                           224 PM MAR 7       67 F
2 WSW WHITING (INDOT)                            145 PM MAR 7       67 F
2 ENE GARY (AIRNOW)                              200 PM MAR 7       67 F
3 S HOBART (APRSWXNET)                           201 PM MAR 7       65 F

...JASPER COUNTY...

RENSSELAER (AWOS)                                315 PM MAR 7       68 F
2 W COLLEGEVILLE (INDOT)                         154 PM MAR 7       67 F

...BENTON COUNTY...

OTTERBEIN (APRSWXNET)                            256 PM MAR 7       67 F
1 W FOWLER (APRSWXNET)                           308 PM MAR 7       67 F


...OFFSHORE REPORTING STATIONS...
MICHIGAN CITY (70 FT ABOVE LAKE) (C-MAN)         345 PM MAR 7       66 F
WAUKEGAN HARBOR (30 FT ABOVE LAKE)(GLOS)         340 PM MAR 7       65 F
BURNS HARBOR (33 FT ABOVE LAKE)(GLOS)            250 PM MAR 7       65 F


OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURES. NOT ALL DATA LISTED IS CONSIDERED OFFICIAL. THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE THANKS ITS PRIVATE AND PUBLIC PARTNERS FOR
PROVIDING US WITH THIS DATA.
$$
 
RC


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