After the First 80°+ Readings of the Year Yesterday, More Today

 

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Tuesday's Highs:

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
537 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2013 /637 AM EDT WED MAY 1 2013/

...MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES OBSERVED ON TUESDAY...

THE FIRST 80 DEGREE READINGS OF THE YEAR WERE OBSERVED ON TUESDAY
ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA. HERE ARE A LOOK AT
THE AREA HIGH TEMPERATURES:

:ID  LOCATION                 HIGH
ORD: CHICAGO-O`HARE         :  85
CNII2: CHICAGO-NORTHERLY ISL:  84
MDW: CHICAGO-MIDWAY         :  86
LOTI2: NWS ROMEOVILLE       :  85
RFD: ROCKFORD AIRPORT       :  87
DPA: DUPAGE AIRPORT         :  84
UGN: WAUKEGAN AIRPORT       :  84
ARR: AURORA/SUGAR GROVE     :  84
PWK: WHEELING/CHI EXEC      :  85
VPZ: VALPARAISO IN          :  84

UNOFFICIAL SUPPLEMENTAL AWOS LOCATIONS

DKB: DEKALB                 :  83
JOT: JOLIET                 :  84
IKK: KANKAKEE               :  82
IGQ: LANSING                :  84
C09: MORRIS                 :  87
VYS: PERU                   :  85
PNT: PONTIAC                :  86
RZL: RENSSELAER IN          :  82
RPJ: ROCHELLE               :  86

OTHER UNOFFICIAL SUPPLEMENTAL LOCATIONS

...LOCATION...                    ...MAX...
2 ESE DIXON (LEE IL)                  85
MCHENRY (MCHENRY IL)                  83
OTTERBEIN (BENTON IN)                 82
1 E WATSEKA (IROQUOIS IL)             82
CHICAGO HARRISON-DEVER CRIB (MARINE)  80

THE HIGH OF 85 IN CHICAGO MADE IT THE FIRST 80 DEGREE PLUS
READING OF THE YEAR. ON AVERAGE THE FIRST SUCH DAY IS APRIL
27TH. THIS WAS THE FIRST 80 DEGREE READING SINCE SEPTEMBER 12
OF LAST YEAR...A STRETCH OF 229 DAYS. THIS IS TIED FOR THE
23RD LONGEST SUCH STRETCH ON RECORD IN CHICAGO. RECORDS DATE
BACK TO 1871.

THE HIGH OF 87 IN ROCKFORD MADE IT THE FIRST 80 DEGREE PLUS
READING OF THE YEAR. ON AVERAGE THE FIRST SUCH DAY IS APRIL
23RD. THIS WAS THE FIRST 80 DEGREE READING SINCE SEPTEMBER 29
OF LAST YEAR...A STRETCH OF 212 DAYS. THIS IS TIED FOR THE
16TH LONGEST SUCH STRETCH ON RECORD IN ROCKFORD. RECORDS DATE
BACK TO 1905.

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MTF

 



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