Chicago, IL (60634)

5:40 PM CDT on September 27, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 669 ft 41.96 °N, 87.80 °W | Updated 37 minutes ago

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69 °F
Feels Like 69 °F
N
6
Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 0.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 6000 ft
Scattered Clouds 14000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 22000 ft
Overcast 25000 ft
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 28%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 6:38 PM
Waning Crescent, 9% visible
METAR KORD 272151Z 27015G22KT 10SM FEW060 SCT140 BKN220 OVC250 19/00 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP071 T01940000
Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 6000 ft
Scattered Clouds 14000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 22000 ft
Overcast 25000 ft
Dew Point 35 °F
Humidity 28%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:44 AM 6:38 PM
Waning Crescent, 9% visible
METAR KORD 272151Z 27015G22KT 10SM FEW060 SCT140 BKN220 OVC250 19/00 A2974 RMK AO2 SLP071 T01940000

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 4:00 PM CDT Sep. 27, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening
for high fire danger for parts of northeast and central
Illinois...

* affected area... fire weather zone 012 Kane... fire weather zone
013 dupage... fire weather zone 014 Cook... fire weather zone
019 La Salle... fire weather zone 020 Kendall... fire weather
zone 021 Grundy... fire weather zone 022 will... fire weather
zone 023 Kankakee... fire weather zone 032 Livingston... fire
weather zone 033 Iroquois and fire weather zone 039 Ford.

* Winds... west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing... through late afternoon.

* Relative humidity... as low as 19 percent.

* Impacts... potentially rapid fire growth.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.