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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
425 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

Mostly clear skies were seen across central and southeast 
Illinois, through the overnight hours. Temperatures across the
area early this morning, ranged from 61 degrees at Bloomington, to
72 degrees at Decatur. 


The wet weather chance will remain into this morning, as the low 
pressure slides into the Ohio River Valley region. Once there, 
the low will stall out for the weekend, leaving the Midwest with 
the chance for additional precipitation. Temperatures behind the 
front will be in the upper 70s and low 80s, while humidity values 
will once again decrease.

High temperatures today, will range from near 70 degrees across
the northern half of Wisconsin, to the middle 90s across most of
Missouri.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from near 60 degrees across
the northern half of Wisconsin, to the middle 70s across the
Missouri bootheel.

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Regional Hourly Observations For BUREAU County
Issued at 700 AM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018

NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ROCKFORD       CLOUDY    68  66  93 S8        29.66S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  67; 6HR MAX TEMP:  71; 6HR PCP:  0.35;                

FREEPORT*      CLOUDY    66  66 100 SW13      29.65S                  
ROCHELLE*      FAIR      67  67  97 SW10      29.67S                  
DE KALB*       PTSUNNY   69  68  96 S12       29.68S                  
PERU*          CLOUDY    73  69  85 SW12      29.70S                  

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Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 700am CDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 68 degrees north, near 71 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 8 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 200/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 66 degrees at Freeport.


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 BUREAU County,IL

358 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT

Isolated thunderstorms are expected today into this evening, 
mainly along and north of Interstate 80. The main threats are 
lightning and brief heavy downpours.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

Isolated thunderstorms are possible Saturday and Sunday during 
the afternoon and evening, mainly in the counties along and east 
of the Mississippi River. The areal coverage of storms will be
low. Lightning is the primary risk.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For BUREAU County, IL
627 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

TODAY
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms through the day. Numerous showers in the afternoon. High in the mid 70s. West wind 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. High in the upper 70s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Low in the mid 60s. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High around 80. North wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the lower 60s.

MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
Mostly clear. High in the mid 80s. Low in the mid 60s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 60s. High in the lower 80s.

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                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal     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

Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:48 EDT Set 21:23 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:18 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

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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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