Current Growing Streak of 80F+ Days Among Longest on Record

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
520 PM CDT FRI JUL 20 2012 /620 PM EDT FRI JUL 20 2012/

...ONE OF LONGEST STRETCHES OF DAYS AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES
CONTINUES...

BOTH ROCKFORD AND CHICAGO ARE IN THE MIST OF A LONG STRETCH OF
CONTINUOUS DAYS WITH HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES. TODAY WAS
ROCKFORDS 37TH STRAIGHT DAY AT OR ABOVE 80 WHICH TIES FOR THE 12TH
LONGEST STREAK EVER FOR ROCKFORD. IN CHICAGO...TODAY WAS THE 25TH
CONSECUTIVE 80 DEGREE DAY WHICH TIES FOR THE 10TH LONGEST STREAK
ON RECORD. THE FORECAST FOR THE NEXT 7 DAYS FOR BOTH ROCKFORD AND
CHICAGO HAS HIGH TEMPERATURES WELL ABOVE 80 DEGREES...SO BOTH OF
THESE STREAKS ARE LIKELY TO CONTINUE FOR SOME TIME TO COME.

HERE ARE THE CURRENT RANKINGS FOR THE LONGEST STRETCHES OF 80
DEGREE DAYS FOR BOTH CHICAGO AND ROCKFORD.

      CHICAGO
RANK   DAYS LAST DAY OF 80F+
  1     46    8/16/2010
  2     42    8/ 7/1955
  3     34    9/ 6/1995
  4     32    8/ 8/1983
  5     30    7/19/1921
  6     29    8/18/1988
  7     27    8/ 9/2011, 8/ 6/1999, 7/14/1966
 10     25    8/15/2007, 7/20/2012#

     ROCKFORD
RANK   DAYS LAST DAY OF 80F+
  1     86    8/30/1895
  2     58    8/27/1936
  3     56    7/31/1921
  4     51    9/12/1947
  5     49    8/ 5/2002
  6     46    8/15/1923
  7     45    8/ 9/2011
  8     44    7/29/1949
  9     43    8/ 7/1955
 10     40    8/13/1916
 11     39    8/ 6/1935
 12     37    8/11/1932, 7/20/2012#

# STREAK IS ONGOING STILL

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IZZI


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