Several Temperature Records Broken Sunday 5/27/2012

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
747 PM CDT SUN MAY 2012

AT CHICAGO OHARE AIRPORT:
THE TEMPERATURE AT CHICAGO OHARE AIRPORT REACHED 97 DEGREES TODAY.
THIS IS THE EARLIEST DATE IN THE YEAR ON RECORD THAT THE TEMPERATURE
REACHED 97 DEGREES. THE EARLIEST OCCURRENCE OF 97 DEGREES OR HIGHER
IN CHICAGO WAS ON MAY 3IST 1934 WHEN A RECORD HIGH OF 98 DEGREES WAS
REACHED.

AT ROCKFORD AIRPORT:
THE TEMPERATURE AT ROCKFORD AIRPORT REACHED 99 DEGREES TODAY.
THIS IS THE EARLIEST DATE IN THE YEAR ON RECORD THAT THE TEMPERATURE
REACHED 99 DEGREES. THE EARLIEST OCCURENCE OF 99 DEGREES OR HIGHER
IN ROCKFORD WAS ON MAY 31ST 1934 WHEN A RECORD HIGH OF 106 DEGREES
WAS REACHED.


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