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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
440 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

High clouds overspread central and southeast Illinois overnight.
Early morning temperatures were mild for the season, in the 30s.

A weak weather system will track northeast across the area today,
producing some scattered light rain showers. Patchy drizzle or
sprinkles will linger into Monday, as a weak front shifts through
the state. After this system exits to the east, dry and mild
conditions will prevail over the Midwest, through mid-week.

High temperatures today will range from the mid 30s in northern
Illinois, to near 50 degrees in central Missouri. Lows tonight
will range from the mid 20s in northern Iowa, to the lower 40s in
southern Illinois.

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Regional Hourly Observations For ADAMS County
Issued at 600 AM CST SUN DEC 17 2017

WEST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
QUINCY         CLOUDY    45  28  51 S9        30.00S                  
MACOMB*        CLOUDY    40  28  63 S8        30.03R                  

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint Map, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 600am CST, Sunday December 17, 2017

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 35 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the north at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 9 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 44 degrees at Springfield and Decatur. The lowest temperature is 35 degrees at Rockford and O'Hare Airport.


Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook For ADAMS County,IL

408 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For ADAMS County, IL
521 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TODAY
Cooler, cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon. High in the upper 40s. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

TONIGHT
Cloudy. A 20 percent chance of drizzle after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 40. Light wind.

MONDAY
Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of drizzle in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High in the lower 50s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low around 40. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the mid 50s. West wind around 10 mph in the morning shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Colder. Mostly clear. Low around 30.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 30s. High in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow. Low in the lower 30s.

FRIDAY
Colder. Mostly cloudy. High in the upper 30s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s. High in the mid 30s.

12-48 Hr Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
                             ILLINOIS                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 22-26    DEC 24-30    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal     Normal      Above                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
MRF 10-Day Forecast Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford

Almanac Information

Sunday December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.380000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:15 EST Set 17:36 EST
Transit Meridian 12:55 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:45 EST Ends 18:06 EST

Calculations made for central point in the state.
Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and
elevation -- Priddy


Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today

DECEMBER 17TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1884...
A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total
of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum)
...1924...
A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly
two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars
damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of
January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David
Ludlum)
...1929...
An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship.
A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which
snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts
of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was
blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with
2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake
Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in
Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low
temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12
degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail
received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December.
Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108
inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky