Gusty Winds and Significantly Colder Air End an Active Weather Week

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Persistent Dense Fog Tuesday Night & Wednesday 

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Near Record Warmth on Thanksgiving 

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Windy and Colder Friday


Windy and Colder Friday

Maximum Wind Gusts From Friday

Maximum Wind Gusts from Friday

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
438 PM CST FRI NOV 23 2012 /538 PM EST FRI NOV 23 2012/

...HIGHEST WINDS ON LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...

WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASED MARKEDLY BEHIND A STRONG COLD
FRONT WHICH PASSED THURSDAY NIGHT. BELOW IS A LISTING OF MAXIMUM
WIND GUSTS DURING LATE THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

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.

...LAND...

...LOCATION...                           ...TIME...     ...WIND...
1 W CARBON HILL (GRUNDY IL)              734 AM NOV 23      50 MPH
PONTIAC (LIVINGSTON IL)                  855 AM NOV 23      49 MPH
GARY REGIONAL AIRPORT (LAKE IN)          545 AM NOV 23      48 MPH
3 SSE STEWARD (LEE IL)                   715 AM NOV 23      45 MPH
RENSSELAER (JASPER IN)                   915 AM NOV 23      44 MPH
2 WNW DIXON (LEE IL)                     655 AM NOV 23      44 MPH
3 NE PALATINE (COOK IL)                 1146 AM NOV 23      44 MPH
1 E SYCAMORE (DE KALB IL)                803 AM NOV 23      44 MPH
1 SE WINNEBAGO (WINNEBAGO IL)            637 AM NOV 23      44 MPH
AURORA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (KANE IL)       828 AM NOV 23      44 MPH
DE KALB (DE KALB IL)                     855 AM NOV 23      44 MPH
MORRIS (GRUNDY IL)                       735 AM NOV 23      44 MPH
BURNS HARBOR (MARINE)                   1140 AM NOV 23      43 MPH
DUPAGE AIRPORT (DUPAGE IL)               840 AM NOV 23      43 MPH
PERU (LA SALLE IL)                       415 AM NOV 23      43 MPH
PORTER COUNTY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT          636 AM NOV 23      43 MPH
ROCHELLE (OGLE IL)                       655 AM NOV 23      41 MPH
LOCKPORT (WILL IL)                      1100 AM NOV 23      41 MPH
2 WNW BURNHAM (COOK IL)                  800 AM NOV 23      41 MPH
2 E LAKEMOOR (LAKE IL)                   205 AM NOV 23      41 MPH
3 N CARBON HILL (GRUNDY IL)              750 AM NOV 23      41 MPH
PALWAUKEE AIRPORT (COOK IL)              729 AM NOV 23      41 MPH
2 SE LA SALLE (LA SALLE IL)              701 AM NOV 23      41 MPH
CHICAGO-HAMMOND  APT (COOK IL)           855 AM NOV 23      40 MPH
NWS CHICAGO WFO (WILL IL)                915 AM NOV 23      40 MPH
1 WNW NEW CHICAGO (LAKE IN)              614 AM NOV 23      40 MPH
1 W BATAVIA (KANE IL)                    947 AM NOV 23      40 MPH
PEOTONE (WILL IL)                        842 AM NOV 23      40 MPH
GREATER KANKAKEE AIRPORT (KANKAKEE IL)   755 AM NOV 23      40 MPH
CHICAGO/ROCKFORD INTERNATIONAL AP       1154 PM NOV 22      39 MPH
CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT (COOK IL)         842 AM NOV 23      38 MPH
CHICAGO OHARE INTL AP (COOK IL)          751 AM NOV 23      38 MPH

...MARINE...

3 WNW MICHIGAN CITY (MARINE)             915 AM NOV 23      52 MPH
CHICAGO HARRISON-DEVER CRIB (MARINE)    1200 AM NOV 23      49 MPH
4 NE EAST CHICAGO (MARINE)               100 AM NOV 23      47 MPH
WAUKEGAN HARBOR (MARINE)                1140 PM NOV 22      42 MPH


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MTF
24-Hour Temperature Change
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
425 PM CST FRI NOV 23 2012 /525 PM EST FRI NOV 23 2012/

...IMPRESSIVELY COLDER ON BLACK FRIDAY...

FROM THANKSGIVING DAY TO BLACK FRIDAY...TEMPERATURES DROPPED 30 TO
35 DEGREES IN MOST LOCATIONS OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST
INDIANA. TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S ON THANKSGIVING
AFTERNOON WERE REPLACED BY UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S ON FRIDAY BEHIND
A STRONG COLD FRONT. HERE IS A BRIEF BREAKDOWN OF THE 24-HOUR
TEMPERATURE CHANGE ACROSS THE REGION.

LOCATION        24-HOUR TEMPERATURE CHANGE     TIME
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AURORA                    -32                  2 PM
CHICAGO DUPAGE            -33                  3 PM
CHICAGO O`HARE            -32                  3 PM
CHICAGO MIDWAY            -31                  2 PM
DEKALB                    -32                  3 PM
KANKAKEE                  -29                  1 PM
MORRIS                    -32                  3 PM
PERU                      -33                  4 PM
PONTIAC                   -32                  4 PM
RENSSELAER                -29                  1 PM
ROCHELLE                  -32                  2 PM
ROCKFORD                  -34                  2 PM
ROMEOVILLE                -32                  1 PM
VALPARAISO                -29                  3 PM
WAUKEGAN                  -32                  4 PM

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