Peak Wind Gust Speeds Last Night

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1006 AM CST SUN JAN 20 2013 /1106 AM EST SUN JAN 20 2013/

HERE ARE THE HIGHEST WIND GUST SPEEDS OBSERVED LAST NIGHT AFTER A
POWERFUL ARCTIC FRONT SWEPT ACROSS THE AREA. OBSERVATIONS ARE
FROM QUALITY CONTROLLED SITES.

...LOCATION...                             ...TIME...     ...WIND...

...COASTAL/MARINE SITES...
3 WNW MICHIGAN CITY (GLERL C-MAN) (70 FT) 1045 PM JAN 19      71 MPH
CHI HARRISON CRIB (GLERL C-MAN) (85 FT)   1115 PM JAN 19      59 MPH
WAUKEGAN HARBOR (GLOS) (30 FT)             950 PM JAN 19      56 MPH
BURNS HARBOR (GLOS) (33 FT)               1150 PM JAN 19      52 MPH
CALUMET HARBOR (GLOS) (30 FT)             1124 PM JAN 19      43 MPH

ELEVATION LISTED IS HEIGHT IN FT OF ANEMOMETER ABOVE LAKE/GROUND LEVEL.

...LAND SITES...
GYY: GARY (LAKE IN) (AWOS)               *1100 PM JAN 19      54 MPH
ARR: AURORA/SUGAR GROVE (KANE IL) (ASOS)   956 PM JAN 19      53 MPH
MDW: CHICAGO-MIDWAY (COOK IL) (ASOS)      1011 PM JAN 19      51 MPH
LOT: NWS ROMEOVILLE (WILL IL) (AWOS)      1035 PM JAN 19      51 MPH
RFD: ROCKFORD AP (WINNEBAGO IL) (ASOS)     925 PM JAN 19      49 MPH
IGQ: LANSING (COOK IL) (AWOS)             1055 PM JAN 19      49 MPH
IKK: KANKAKEE (AWOS)                      1135 PM JAN 19      49 MPH
VPZ: VALPARAISO (PORTER IN) (ASOS)        1206 AM JAN 20      48 MPH
DKB: DEKALB (DEKALB IL) (AWOS)            1035 PM JAN 19      48 MPH
C09: MORRIS (GRUNDY IL) (AWOS)            1035 PM JAN 19      48 MPH
ORD: CHICAGO-O`HARE (COOK IL) (ASOS)      1051 PM JAN 19      47 MPH
PWK: WHEELING/CHI EXEC (COOK IL) (ASOS)   1021 PM JAN 19      47 MPH
DPA: DUPAGE AIRPORT (DUPAGE IL) (ASOS)    1040 PM JAN 19      47 MPH
VYS: PERU (LA SALLE IL) (AWOS)            1015 PM JAN 19      47 MPH
RPJ: ROCHELLE (OGLE IL) (AWOS)             935 PM JAN 19      47 MPH
PNT: PONTIAC (LIVINGSTON IL) (AWOS)       1135 PM JAN 19      45 MPH
UGN: WAUKEGAN AIRPORT (LAKE IL) (ASOS)     921 PM JAN 19      44 MPH
RZL: RENSSELAER (JASPER IN) (AWOS)        1215 AM JAN 20      41 MPH
JOT: JOLIET (WILL IL) (AWOS)              1055 PM JAN 19      40 MPH

* TIME OF PEAK WIND AT GARY IS ESTIMATED.

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RC

 



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