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Regional Hourly Observations For CARROLL County
Issued at 500 PM CDT FRI MAR 23 2018
NORTHWEST ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MOLINE FAIR 50 21 32 E20 30.17F STERLING* FAIR 48 21 34 E18 30.22F SAVANNA* FAIR 48 19 31 E12G18 30.22F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 500pm CDT, Friday March 23, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 51 degrees central, and near 49 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 31%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are from the east at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 16 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 12 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at Galesburg. The lowest temperature is 35 degrees at Waukegan.
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 CARROLL County,IL
452 PM CDT Fri Mar 23 2018 DAY ONE TONIGHT A winter storm warning remains in effect from late evening through Saturday afternoon over most areas along and north of Interstate 80. Rain moving into the area will mix with and change to a heavy wet snow along and north of Highway 30 after 10 PM CDT, and spread southward into Saturday morning. A mix of rain, sleet, and snow may develop along the Interstate 80 corridor for a period after midnight, before transitioning back to snow later Saturday morning. There may be some sleet accumulations in these transition areas adding to the slickness. Hazardous travel conditions are expected to increase by late tonight and into early Saturday morning. The heavy wet snow will combine with strong east winds gusting up to 35 MPH late tonight and early Saturday morning to produce sharply reduced visibilties, and may result in sporadic power outages from downed tree branches. Embedded non-severe thunderstorms are possible along and mainly south of I-80 late tonight. These storms may produce small hail and some cloud to ground lightning. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY Snow, heavy at times, will continue Saturday before diminishing in the afternoon. Widespread snowfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches amounts are expected in the warning area, with localized amounts of 8 to 12 inches possible. Lesser amounts of 2 to 5 inches of snowfall, along with some sleet accumulations will occur from Sigourney Iowa, eastward to Aledo in west central Illinois where a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from late this evening through Saturday afternoon. Sunday night. Light mixed precipitation may develop that will quickly change to all rain as temperatures rise well above freezing by Monday morning. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight. Any reports of snowfall amounts over an inch and hazardous travel conditions would be appreciated.
7-Day Forecast For CARROLL County, IL
327 PM CDT Fri Mar 23 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Below Normal Precipitation: Normal Normal Normal Above .... 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
Friday March 23, 2018 the 82th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.420000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:57 EDT Set 19:15 EDT Transit Meridian 13:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:31 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
MARCH 23RD HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1913... A vicious tornado hit the city of Omaha NE. The tornado struck during the late afternoon on Easter Sunday, and in just twelve minutes cut a swath of total destruction five miles long and two blocks wide across the city killing 94 persons and causing 3.5 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum) ...1916... Pocatello ID received a record 14.6 inches of snow in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel)
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