Oshkosh Bound? Wind Shear this morning around Chicago

I flew to Oshkosh yesterday and think it was a much better day for going past Chicago than today! SEE “WIND SHEAR”.  Although it lets up some after 10 AM EDT this would have been a bumpy hand full!

I’m happy all those Cubs are on the ground at AirVenture this morning and not still trying to make their way around the Chicago area. For the rest of you, take a look at this.

Forecast for: KORD (CHICAGO O’HARE , IL, US)
Text: KORD 230859Z 2309/2412 20010KT P6SM VCSH SCT120 WS020/23045KT
Forecast period: 0900 to 1400 UTC 23 July 2012
Forecast type: FROM: standard forecast or significant change
Winds: from the SSW (200 degrees) at 12 MPH (10 knots; 5.2 m/s)
Visibility: 6 or more miles (10+ km)
Clouds: scattered clouds at 12000 feet AGL
Wind shear: at 2000 feet ( 610 m) AGL, from the SW (230 degrees) at 52 MPH (45 knots; 23.4 m/s)
Weather: VCSH  (showers in vicinity)
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