Arlington Heights, IL

11:30 PM CDT on August 23, 2019 (GMT -0500)
Arlington Heights | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Beach Hazard Statement

Elev 728 ft 42.11 °N, 87.99 °W | Updated 25 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
58.3 °F
Feels Like 58.3 °F
N
0
Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.24 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:07 AM 7:40 PM
Last Quarter, 44% visible
METAR KPWK 240252Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/12 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP240 T01720117 53008
Pressure 30.24 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 55 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:07 AM 7:40 PM
Last Quarter, 44% visible
METAR KPWK 240252Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 17/12 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP240 T01720117 53008

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Beach Hazard Statement
Issued: 8:39 PM CDT Aug. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Beach hazards statement remains in effect until 4 am CDT
Saturday...

* location... lake and Cook counties in Illinois and lake and
Porter counties in Indiana.

* High wave action and dangerous swimming conditions expected.

* Forecast wave heights... 3 to 5 feet.

* Strong rip currents and structural currents expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches.
People visiting the beaches should stay out of the water.

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water.

Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and
wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can
sweep you into deeper water along the pier structure.

Exposed beaches are more likely to experience the most
significant wave and current impacts. Impacts at beaches with
protective breakwalls or jetties will be subject to the
orientation of structures as well as wind and wave direction.

For information on swim advisories or bans at Chicago beaches
visit: www.Cpdbeaches.Com.



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