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Fall weather came with authority this weekend

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Autumn weather came with authority on Saturday behind a strong cold front. The cool weather persisted through the weekend, with the coolest temperatures observed this morning, accompanied by a frost in many places. Earlier today, Rockford dropped to 31° and Chicago O'Hare to 37°.

The first freeze of the season (32 or lower) occurs, on average, on October 15th for Chicago. The earliest freeze on record occurred on September 22nd, 1995 when the mercury dipped to 32. The latest freeze on record occurred on November 24th, 1931 where the temperature dropped to 30.

The first hard freeze (killing frost, 28 degrees or lower) occurs on October 27th. The earliest hard freeze to occur was October 2, 1974 where the mercury dipped to 28. The latest hard freeze occurred on December 3rd, 1899 where the low temp dropped to 27.

This was the first September freeze in Rockford since September 29, 2003.

This was the earliest freeze in Rockford in 17 years, since September 22, 1995.

The low of 37° at Chicago was the earliest 37° or lower since September 22, 1995.

 

Below is a list of low temperatures observed this morning around the Chicago area.

MT CARROLL 26

ELIZABETH 28

AURORA AIRPORT 29

MCHENRY 30

MOLINE AIRPORT 30

PAXTON 2WSW 30

PERRY 30

PRINCEVILLE 2W 30

ALTONA 31

COAL CITY 4NNW 31

FREEPORT 31

MARSEILLES 31

NEOGA 4NW 31

ROCKFORD AIRPORT 31

CHICAGO DUPAGE AIRPORT 32

DWIGHT 32

KEWANEE 32

ROCHELLE 32

WHEATON 32

EFFINGHAM 3SW 33

ELGIN 33

PITTSFIELD 33

SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AIRPORT 33

SULLIVAN 3S 33

BARRINGTON 34

CHAMPAIGN WILLARD AIRPORT 34

CHICAGO WHEELING AIRPORT 34

GRIGGSVILLE 34

LAWRENCEVILLE-VINCENNES AIRPORT 34

MORRISONVILLE 34

MT VERNON 34

MUNDELEIN 34

NORMAL 4NE 34

PARIS SEWAGE PLANT 34

PAW PAW 34

PRAIRIE CITY 2S 34

RAMSEY 34

ROBINSON WTYE 34

WINCHESTER 34

CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDENS 35

DECATUR AIRPORT 35

DEKALB NIU 35

LA HARPE 35

MONMOUTH 35

OLNEY 2S 35

SIDELL 5NW 35

WAUKEGAN AIRPORT 35

WHITE HALL 35

CARBONDALE AIRPORT 36

JERSEYVILLE 36

KANKAKEE 36

MATTOON AIRPORT 36

MORRIS 36

PANA SEWAGE PLANT 36

SPRINGFIELD NE 36

VANDALIA 36

AURORA 37

CHICAGO OHARE AIRPORT 37

GALESBURG 37

JOLIET LOCK AND DAM 37

OTTAWA 37

PEORIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 37

STREATOR 37

TUSCOLA 37

BLOOMINGTON AIRPORT 38

CAHOKIA AIRPORT 38

FLORA 38

JACKSONVILLE 38

KASKASKIA LOCKS 38

OGDEN 38

PARK FOREST 38

QUINCY AIRPORT 38

QUINCY LOCK AND DAM 38

SMITHLAND LOCK AND DAM 38

WINDSOR SEWAGE PLANT 38

BLOOMINGTON 5W 39

CARLYLE 39

MINONK 39

BENTLEY 40

CAIRO 3N 40

PERU 40

BROOKPORT DAM 41

CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT 42

GRAND CHAIN DAM 42

 

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