Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
457 PM CDT WED SEP 24 2014 /557 PM EDT WED SEP 24 2014/

THE TEMPERATURE SENSOR ON THE AUTOMATED SURFACE OBSERVING SYSTEM
(ASOS) AT CHICAGO O`HARE IS CURRENTLY INOPERABLE. TECHNICIANS HAVE
ORDERED A REPLACEMENT PART...BUT IN THE MEANTIME THE FAA CONTRACT
OBSERVER IS TAKING MANUAL TEMPERATURE OBSERVATIONS. THESE
TEMPERATURE OBSERVATIONS ARE BEING TAKEN IN A DIFFERENT LOCATION
AT THE AIRPORT THAN WHERE THE ASOS MEASURES TEMPERATURE. DUE TO
CONSTRUCTION AND OTHER LOCAL EFFECTS...THE TEMPERATURES CURRENTLY
BEING MEASURED BY THE OBSERVER AND GOING OUT IN HOURLY
OBSERVATIONS MAY NOT BE CONSISTENT WITH THE TEMPERATURES THAT ARE
TYPICALLY MEASURED BY THE ASOS. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR TODAY IS
BEING ESTIMATED.

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