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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
256 PM CDT Fri Mar 23 2018

Clouds approaching from the west provided overcast skies
throughout the region this afternoon. Temperatures today were
warmer, with highs in the upper 40s and lower 50s.

A late season winter storm will develop across the Midwest today,
persisting into the first half of the weekend. This system will 
spread rain across the region, beginning this afternoon. The rain
will change to snow tonight, from northeast Iowa, southeast into 
northern Illinois, and central Indiana. Several inches of 
accumulation are expected in these areas, by tomorrow afternoon. 
Farther south, where warmer temperatures will be found, locally 
heavy rain of 1 to 1.5 inches is expected, for much of central and
southern Illinois.

Lows tonight, will range from the mid 20s in central Wisconsin 
and northeast Indiana, to the middle 50s across southern Missouri.
Highs Saturday will range from the mid 30s in northern Illinois to
the 50s and 60s in southern Illinois and southeastern Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CARROLL County
Issued at 500 PM CDT FRI MAR 23 2018

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 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 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


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.


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


Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight. Any 
reports of snowfall amounts over an inch and hazardous travel 
conditions would be appreciated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CARROLL County, IL
327 PM CDT Fri Mar 23 2018


Partly sunny. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Blustery, cloudy. A chance of light snow possibly mixed with rain late in the evening. Snow after midnight. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Low around 30. East wind 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph increasing to 35 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Blustery, colder, snow. Snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. Total snow accumulation 5 to 8 inches. High in the mid 30s. East wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Low in the lower 20s. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening.

Sunny. High in the lower 40s. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 20s. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. High in the upper 40s.

Not as cool. Rain. Low in the lower 40s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Rain likely. High in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Low in the mid 30s.

Partly cloudy. High in the mid 50s. Low in the lower 30s.

Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of rain possibly mixed with snow in the morning. High in the lower 50s.

Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 20s. High in the upper 40s.

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 
                MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below     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

Friday March 23, 2018 the 82th Day of Year

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

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
Pocatello ID received a record 14.6 inches of snow in 24 hours. (The
Weather Channel)

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