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Cold Front Dropping South Across the Western U.S.; Watching Threat for Tornadoes and Flooding in the South

A cold front will push south across the Western U.S. into Tuesday with mountain snow and areas of gusty to high winds. An area of low pressure will form along this front on Tuesday and bring a potential for severe thunderstorms with tornadoes and excessive rainfall in the lower to mid Mississippi River Valley. To the north, heavy snow is possible in parts of the upper Midwest. Read More >

 

Maximum Wind Gusts

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Chicago IL
612 PM CST Wed Mar 8 2017

...Wind Reports...

Location                     Speed     Time/Date

...Illinois...

...Boone County...
Belvidere                    46 MPH    1242 PM 03/08

...Cook County...
Hyde Park                    63 MPH    0335 PM 03/08
Lansing Airport              59 MPH    0215 PM 03/08
Chicago O`Hare               58 MPH    0230 PM 03/08
Chicago Midway               56 MPH    1226 PM 03/08
1 S Hometown                 54 MPH    0247 PM 03/08
Rosemont                     54 MPH    1242 PM 03/08
Wheeling - Chi Exec Airport  51 MPH    0121 PM 03/08
1 ENE South Barrington       49 MPH    1244 PM 03/08
1 W Chicago                  49 MPH    0159 PM 03/08
Mount Prospect               49 MPH    1210 PM 03/08
2 W Montrose Harbor          48 MPH    0130 PM 03/08
Oak Lawn                     47 MPH    1119 AM 03/08
1 ENE Merrionette Park       46 MPH    0216 PM 03/08
Calumet Harbor               46 MPH    0100 PM 03/08
Palatine                     46 MPH    1257 PM 03/08
1 WSW Lakeview               45 MPH    0225 PM 03/08
2 E Harwood Heights          45 MPH    0410 PM 03/08
1 ENE Logan Square           44 MPH    0849 AM 03/08
1 NNW Englewood              44 MPH    0305 PM 03/08
Markham                      44 MPH    0120 PM 03/08
Lakeview                     43 MPH    1132 AM 03/08
1 WNW Glenview               43 MPH    1100 AM 03/08
Harwood Heights              43 MPH    0230 PM 03/08
2 SE Lincolnwood             42 MPH    1034 AM 03/08
Logan Square                 42 MPH    0334 PM 03/08
1 NNW Navy Pier              42 MPH    1120 AM 03/08
Wilmette                     42 MPH    1220 PM 03/08
1 WNW Hickory Hills          41 MPH    1204 PM 03/08
Chicago Heights              41 MPH    1225 PM 03/08
River Grove                  41 MPH    0305 PM 03/08
Burbank                      40 MPH    1110 AM 03/08
Indian Head Park             40 MPH    0113 PM 03/08
Douglas Park                 40 MPH    1120 AM 03/08
2 W Palos Park               40 MPH    1255 PM 03/08
Orland Park                  40 MPH    1046 AM 03/08

...De Kalb County...
De Kalb Airport              54 MPH    1235 PM 03/08
Sycamore                     51 MPH    0129 PM 03/08

...DuPage County...
Dupage Airport               60 MPH    1238 PM 03/08
Elmhurst                     53 MPH    1225 PM 03/08
Westmont                     50 MPH    1224 PM 03/08
2 NW Bolingbrook             46 MPH    0212 PM 03/08
Addison                      45 MPH    1228 PM 03/08
1 S Lombard                  44 MPH    1149 AM 03/08
Hinsdale                     42 MPH    0445 PM 03/08
1 SE Naperville              41 MPH    1254 PM 03/08

...Grundy County...
Morris Airport               53 MPH    0115 PM 03/08
4 NNW Coal City              44 MPH    0115 PM 03/08

...Iroquois County...
5 E Ashkum                   44 MPH    0154 PM 03/08

...Kane County...
Sugar Grove - Aurora Airport 56 MPH    1251 PM 03/08
2 W Geneva                   56 MPH    1230 PM 03/08
Hampshire                    44 MPH    0204 PM 03/08
Elburn                       44 MPH    0139 PM 03/08
Geneva                       40 MPH    1236 PM 03/08
1 S Gilberts                 40 MPH    1238 PM 03/08

...Kankakee County...
Kankakee Airport             48 MPH    0155 PM 03/08
2 NE Bradley                 43 MPH    1018 AM 03/08
1 ENE Bonfield               41 MPH    0241 PM 03/08

...Kendall County...
2 SSW Oswego                 40 MPH    0219 PM 03/08

...La Salle County...
Peru Airport                 56 MPH    1255 PM 03/08
2 WSW Sheridan               46 MPH    0128 PM 03/08
Grand Ridge                  44 MPH    0142 PM 03/08

...Lake County...
Waukegan Airport             51 MPH    1012 AM 03/08
1 ESE Highland Park          50 MPH    1200 PM 03/08
Deer Park                    45 MPH    1229 PM 03/08
1 SE Grayslake               43 MPH    1223 PM 03/08

...Lee County...
2 ESE Dixon                  48 MPH    0124 PM 03/08
2 WNW Dixon                  40 MPH    0150 PM 03/08

...Livingston County...
Pontiac Airport              49 MPH    0215 PM 03/08

...McHenry County...
Cary                         51 MPH    1210 PM 03/08
1 SSW Harvard                48 MPH    0845 AM 03/08
1 NNE Crystal Lake           46 MPH    0214 PM 03/08
2 W Huntley                  46 MPH    1233 PM 03/08
1 ESE Lakewood               45 MPH    0850 AM 03/08
2 W Woodstock                43 MPH    1157 AM 03/08
Woodstock                    41 MPH    1201 PM 03/08

...Ogle County...
Rochelle Airport             54 MPH    0155 PM 03/08

...Will County...
1 NNE Elwood                 53 MPH    0315 PM 03/08
Peotone                      52 MPH    0211 PM 03/08
Lewis Airport, Romeoville    52 MPH    0255 PM 03/08
3 N Manhattan                45 MPH    0233 PM 03/08
Joliet Airport               43 MPH    0235 PM 03/08
Frankfort                    42 MPH    1213 PM 03/08
5 SW Naperville              42 MPH    0108 PM 03/08
1 W Lemont                   40 MPH    1200 PM 03/08

...Winnebago County...
1 SE Winnebago               60 MPH    1257 PM 03/08
3 ENE Roscoe                 55 MPH    1132 AM 03/08
Rockford Airport             53 MPH    1204 PM 03/08
2 SW Pecatonica              52 MPH    1115 AM 03/08
2 ENE Rockford               41 MPH    1030 AM 03/08

...Indiana...

...Jasper County...
2 W Collegeville             49 MPH    0150 PM 03/08
Rensselaer Airport           48 MPH    0115 PM 03/08

...Lake County...
Gary Airport                 63 MPH    1245 PM 03/08
1 WNW New Chicago            55 MPH    0220 PM 03/08
3 NW De Motte                50 MPH    0127 PM 03/08
1 SW Hammond                 43 MPH    1230 PM 03/08
Munster                      41 MPH    1135 AM 03/08
1 WSW East Chicago           40 MPH    1020 AM 03/08

...Newton County...
5 WSW De Motte               43 MPH    0230 PM 03/08

...Porter County...
Valparaiso Airport           56 MPH    1207 PM 03/08
Valparaiso                   43 MPH    1059 AM 03/08
Porter                       43 MPH    0317 PM 03/08
2 SW Valparaiso              42 MPH    0141 PM 03/08

...Illinois...

...Maritime Stations...
Chicago Crib                 62 MPH    0800 AM 03/08
Waukegan Harbor              59 MPH    1130 AM 03/08

...Indiana...
Burns Harbor                 55 MPH    1050 AM 03/08
Michigan City C-man          47 MPH    0300 PM 03/08

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

 

Wind Impact Reports

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
149 PM CST WED MAR 08 2017

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1145 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG ROCKFORD                42.27N 89.06W 
03/08/2017                   WINNEBAGO          IL   PUBLIC          

            SMALL TREE DAMAGE, ROOF SHINGLES BLOWN OFF.

1152 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 3 SW MIDWAY AIRPORT     41.75N 87.79W 
03/08/2017  M62.00 MPH       COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER 

1230 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG GURNEE                  42.38N 87.94W 
03/08/2017                   LAKE               IL   PUBLIC          

            TREES DOWN ON POWER LINES.

1238 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST DUPAGE AIRPORT          41.92N 88.25W 
03/08/2017  M62.00 MPH       DUPAGE             IL   ASOS            

            PEAK WIND GUST AT DPA AIRPORT.

0130 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG WAUKEGAN                42.37N 87.87W 
03/08/2017                   LAKE               IL   PUBLIC          

            TREES DOWN ON CARS.
0130 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG HOBART                  41.53N 87.27W 
03/08/2017                   LAKE               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            LARGE 1 FT DIAMETER 30 FT LONG LIMB FELL ON HOUSE NEAR 
            3RD ST AND WISCONSIN. NUMEROUS APPROX 5-6 INCH DIAMETER 
            LIMBS BLOWN DOWN NEAR 10TH ST AND WISCONSIN.


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