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Public Information Statement...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Chicago IL
1106 AM CST Thu Feb 16 2017 /1206 PM EST Thu Feb 16 2017/

...Climate Data Reference for the Upcoming Warmth...

We will be heading into an unseasonably warm stretch of weather with
near to possibly record breaking warmth at times. Here are some
statistics on daily records, and consecutive days of 50+ and 60+
degrees.

DAILY RECORDS
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Chicago:                         Rockford:
      High:      High Min:       High:      High Min:
2/17: 60 (1880)  42 (1890)       59 (1981)  39 (1961)
2/18: 62 (1981)  45 (1981)       58 (1981)  38 (1997)
2/19: 65 (1930)  51 (1994)       63 (1930)  42 (1994)
2/20: 64 (1930)  49 (1930)       61 (1983)  46 (1930)
2/21: 67 (1930)  47 (1930)       64 (1930)  42 (1930)
2/22: 68 (1922)  52 (1930)       61 (1922)  48 (1930)

CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF 50+ DEGREES
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Chicago:                         Rockford:
Longest in February              Longest in February
8 days: 2/22-29/2000             8 days: 2/22-29/2000
        2/18-25/1930                     2/18-25/1930
7 days: 2/22-28/1998             5 days: 2/23-28/1998
6 days: 2/24-29/1976                     2/16-20/1981
        2/11-16/1882                     2/25-29/1932
5 days: 2/19-23/1943             4 days: 2/12-15/1984
        2/25-29/1932                     2/24-27/1976
        2/9-13/1876                      2/21-24/1927

Longest in Meteorological Winter
12 days: 12/14-25/1877           8 days: 2/22-29/2000
                                         12/2-10/1946
                                         2/18-25/1930

CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF 60+ DEGREES
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Chicago:                         Rockford:
Longest in February              Longest in February
4 days: 2/24-27/1976             3 days: 2/19-21/1930
3 days: 2/19-21/1930                     2/23-25/1930
                                 2 days: 2/25-26/2000
                                         2/24-25/1976

Longest in Meteorological Winter
5 days: 12/2-6/1998              3 days: 2/19-21/1930
                                         2/23-25/1930

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KMD/Castro



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