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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
909 PM CDT Wed Oct 17 2018

Clouds increased through the southern half of Illinois during the
evening, as moisture was being lifted northward. Temperatures
around 9 PM Wednesday were reported in the 40s across the region.

Some clouds will impact southern Illinois through the overnight,
but a clearing trend is forecast to occur toward daybreak as high
pressure dominates the region. Dry weather will linger throughout
Thursday, but the next precipitation producing system moves into
the region Friday. Frost will be possible early Thursday morning,
as calm winds hold tonight. A weak cold front will slide through
the Midwest Friday, bringing the chance for scattered showers and
an isolated thunderstorm.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from the 20s across
Wisconsin, to the middle 40s across the Missouri bootheel. Highs
Thursday will climb into the 50s across the region, with continued

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Regional Hourly Observations For BOND County
Issued at 300 AM CDT THU OCT 18 2018

CARBONDALE     FAIR      39  38  96 CALM      30.49S                  
CAIRO*         FAIR      44  40  88 CALM      30.47S                  
EFFINGHAM*     FAIR      36  35  94 CALM      30.51S                  
MARION         FAIR      38  36  94 CALM      30.49F                  
MT. VERNON     FAIR      39  36  89 N3        30.50R                  
CENTRALIA*     CLOUDY    39  36  89 CALM      30.49S                  
SALEM*         FAIR      42  34  74 CALM      30.49S                  
METROPOLIS*    FAIR      43  39  85 CALM      30.47F                  

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 300am CDT, Thursday October 18, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 32 degrees north, near 34 degrees central, and near 39 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 36 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 250/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 26 degrees at Rochelle.

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 BOND County,IL

333 AM CDT Thu Oct 18 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and tonight.

Major river flooding continues on the Mississippi River at Saverton 
Lock and Dam. See the appropriate Flood Statement for more details.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Major river flooding will continues on the Mississippi River at
Saverton through the end of this week. See the appropriate Flood 
Statement for more details.


Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For BOND County, IL
335 AM CDT Thu Oct 18 2018

Partly cloudy. Temperature falling to the mid 30s. Light wind.

Sunny. High around 60. Light wind.

Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 30s. Light wind.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. High in the upper 50s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy until early morning then clearing. Low in the mid 40s. West wind around 10 mph.

Breezy. Mostly sunny. High around 60. Northwest wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Breezy, colder, clear. Low in the lower 30s.

Cooler, sunny. High around 50.

Clear. Low in the mid 30s.

Mostly clear. High around 60. Low around 40.

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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 23-27 OCT 25-OCT 31    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:     Normal       Normal                                            

....  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

Thursday October 18, 2018 the 291th Day of Year

Declination -9.960000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:13 EDT Set 19:14 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:44 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:47 EDT Ends 19:41 EDT

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

A hurricane struck South Florida drowning 124 persons stranded in the
Florida Keys. (David Ludlum)
Northeasterly winds as high as 70 mph (from a hurricane moving northward up
the Florida peninsula) carried water out of Tampa Bay and the Hillsboro
River. The water level lowered to nine feet below mean low water. Forty
ships were grounded.
(The Weather Channel)
A big early season lake effect snowburst on the lee shores of Lake Erie and
Lake Ontario produced 47 inches at Governeur NY and 48 inches just south of
Buffalo. (David Ludlum)
Thunderstorms in northeastern Texas produced golf ball size hail at
Atlanta, along with wind gusts to 86 mph, and four inches of rain. Damage
from the storm was estimated at more than a million dollars. Sunny and mild
weather continued across much of the rest of the nation. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Red Bluff CA with a reading of 96 degrees. (The
National Weather Summary)
Unseasonably cold air began to invade the central and eastern U.S. Light
snow fell across northern Maine, and snow was also reported in the Great
Lakes Region, including the Chicago area. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in
the nation with a low of 9 degrees above zero. Five cities in Florida
reported record high readings for the date, as temperatures warmed above 80
degrees. Miami FL reported a record high of 90 degrees. (The National
Weather Summary)

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