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Regional Hourly Observations For BOONE County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT THU JUL 19 2018
NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ROCKFORD CLOUDY 79 58 48 SE13 29.95F HX 80 FREEPORT* PTSUNNY 75 60 58 SE12 29.96F ROCHELLE* FAIR 76 64 64 SE10 29.95F DE KALB* FAIR 80 62 55 S14 29.96F HX 81 PERU* FAIR 81 65 57 S12 29.94F HX 83
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Thursday July 19, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 79 degrees north, near 81 degrees central, and near 83 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 48%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. The heat index is near 80 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 56%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The heat index is near 82 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 54%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. The heat index is near 85 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southeast at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 150/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 68 degrees at Moline.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time),Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For BOONE County,IL
512 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018 /612 AM EDT Thu Jul 19 2018/ DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expectedElevated Thunderstorm Risk tonight. High Swim Risk late tonight. DISCUSSION Scattered thunderstorms are likely tonight. The primary threats with these storms will be cloud to ground lightning and heavy rain. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday. Friday Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk. High Swim Risk Saturday Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Lakeshore Flood Risk High Swim Risk Sunday High Swim Risk Tuesday and Wednesday Limited Thunderstorm Risk. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight. GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY: Moving toward east northeast at 25 to 30 mph.
7-Day Forecast For BOONE County, IL
1031 AM CDT Thu Jul 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 24-28 JUL 26-AUG 1 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Below Normal Normal Normal .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 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
Thursday July 19, 2018 the 200th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.660000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:47 EDT Set 21:23 EDT Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:17 EDT Ends 21:53 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
/////////////////////////// JULY 19TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1886... A hurricane from the Gulf of Mexico crossed Florida causing great damage from Cedar Keys to Jacksonville. (David Ludlum) ...1901... Beginning this date, Bowling Green, KY's temperature would rise to or above 100 degrees for ten consecutive days, a record. ...1960... Cow Creek and Greenland Ranch in Death Valley CA reported morning lows of 102 degrees. The afternoon high at Greenland Ranch was 124 degrees, and the high at Cow Creek that afternoon was 126 degrees. The coolest low for the entire month for both locations was 82 degrees. (The Weather Channel) ...1974... A severe thunderstorm with winds to 80 mph and up to two inches of rain washed out four to five foot deep sections of roadway in Lake Havasu City AZ. Three persons in a station wagon died as it was carried 3000 feet down a wash by a ten foot wall of water. (The Weather Channel) ...1977... Thunderstorms produced torrential rains over parts of southwestern Pennsylvania. Some places receive more than twelve inches in a seven hour period. The heavy rains cause flash flooding along streams resulting in widespread severe damage. The cloudburst floods Johnstown with up to ten feet of water resulting in 76 deaths, countless injuries, and 424 million dollars damage. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Fifteen cities in the western and the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Winnemucca NV with a reading of 33 degrees. Flagstaff AZ reported a record low of 34 degrees. Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in New York State and New Jersey. High winds and hail two inches in diameter injured two persons and caused considerable damage to crops in the Pine Island area of central New York State. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced more than five inches of rain at Red Cloud, including two inches in fifteen minutes. Torrid temperatures continued over California, with record highs of 115 degrees at Red Bluff and 116 degrees at Redding. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Early morning thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley produced 5.50 inches of rain south of Alexander AR in just ninety minutes, and flash flooding which resulted claimed the life of one woman. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.95 inches of rain in twelve hours east of Muncie. Eight cities in the southwestern U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date, including Las Vegas NV with a reading of 115 degrees, and Phoenix AZ with a high of 116 degrees. The low that night at Phoenix of 93 degrees was the warmest of record for that location. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky