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Interactive Radar

1 Day Pollen Forecast

  • Tree: None

  • Grass: High

  • Weed: High

  • Mold: High

Hourly

  • 7AM
    66°
    0%
  • 8AM
    69°
    0%
  • 9AM
    72°
    0%
  • 10AM
    76°
    0%
  • 11AM
    78°
    0%
  • 12PM
    79°
    0%
  • 1PM
    79°
    0%
  • 2PM
    79°
    0%
  • 3PM
    80°
    0%
  • 4PM
    80°
    0%
  • 5PM
    79°
    0%
  • 6PM
    78°
    0%
  • 7PM
    77°
    0%
  • 8PM
    76°
    0%
  • 9PM
    74°
    0%
  • 10PM
    73°
    0%
  • 11PM
    73°
    0%
  • 12AM
    72°
    0%
  • 1AM
    72°
    0%
  • 2AM
    71°
    0%
  • 3AM
    71°
    0%
  • 4AM
    70°
    0%
  • 5AM
    70°
    0%
  • 6AM
    70°
    0%
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7-Day

  • Today
    Mostly Sunny
    83°
    65°
    10%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Mostly sunny, 83, cooler lakefront

    UV 9
    Humidity 59
    Wind 9 N

    DETAILS -

  • Sunday
    Mostly Sunny
    87°
    69°
    20%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Mostly sunny, 87, cooler lakefront

    UV 9
    Humidity 64
    Wind 10 SSE

    DETAILS -

  • Monday
    Scattered T-storms
    86°
    50%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Partly cloudy, 86, showers and storms develop late.

    UV 7
    Humidity 71
    Wind 165 SSE

    DETAILS -

  • Tuesday
    Partly Cloudy
    72°
    57°
    20%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Partly sunny, 72, cooler, 60s lakefront

    UV 7
    Humidity 68
    Wind 165 SSE

    DETAILS -

  • Wednesday
    Partly Cloudy
    78°
    63°
    10%
    DETAILS +

    Forecast

    Partly sunny and pleasant with less humidity. Highs in the low 80s, but cooler along the lakefront.

    UV 9
    Humidity 61
    Wind 165 SSE

    DETAILS -

  • Thursday
    83°
    62°
    Scattered T-storms
  • Friday
    78°
    67°
    PM T-storms

Buoy Reports

Name Lat, Long Dist Report Time Air Temp Water Temp Pres PTDY Wind Speed Wind Gust Wind Dir Wave Height Wave Period
Buoy chii2 42, -87.5 10.65 070410 18.4 * * * 9.4 11.2 270 * *
Buoy cmti2 41.73, -87.54 11.35 070410 16.4 * * * 3.6 7.6 220 * *
Buoy bhri3 41.65, -87.15 29.40 070409 16.3 * 1015.2 * 7.6 9.4 190 * *
Buoy whri2 42.36, -87.81 34.42 070409 17.7 * * * 14.8 20.5 270 * *
Buoy mcyi3 41.73, -86.93 37.51 070410 15.2 * * * 5.4 5.4 160 * *
Pres (Pressure and PTDY (Pressure Tendency) in inches

2 - Day Wave Forecast

Historical Data July 4

  • Avg. High
  • Avg. Low
  • Mean
  • Record
    High
  • Record
    Low
  • Rec.
    High Date
  • Rec.
    Low Date
  • 84°
  • 65°
  • 74°
  • 98°
  • 52°
  • 07-4-1990
  • 07-4-1972

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