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Regional Hourly Observations For CHRISTIAN County
Issued at 600 PM CDT THU MAR 22 2018
CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PONTIAC FAIR 50 20 31 NW3 30.27S BLOOMINGTON CLOUDY 50 21 32 N7 30.27F DECATUR CLOUDY 51 22 31 N5 30.27F PEORIA CLOUDY 51 25 36 SW8 30.27S LACON* CLOUDY 49 22 34 N3 30.27R LINCOLN* CLOUDY 51 26 37 NW3 30.28S SPRINGFIELD CLOUDY 52 25 35 NW8 30.29R TAYLORVILLE CLOUDY 49 30 49 SW12 30.29R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 600pm CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 48 degrees north, near 51 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 30%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 31%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 46%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at Metropolis. The lowest temperature is 36 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 CHRISTIAN County,IL
330 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 DAY ONE TONIGHTNo hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY Isolated thunderstorms will be possible overnight Friday night into Saturday morning. Severe weather is not anticipated. More thunderstorms are possible overnight Monday night into Tuesday evening along with moderate to heavy rains. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For CHRISTIAN County, IL
246 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018
TONIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY SATURDAY NIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MONDAY MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY TUESDAY NIGHT WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
12-48 Hr Surface,
12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Below Normal Precipitation: Above 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
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.020000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:58 EDT Set 19:14 EDT Transit Meridian 13:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 19:40 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 22ND HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1920... A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude". (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1936... A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107 lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum) ...1954... Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky