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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
359 PM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

Mostly sunny skies continued into the afternoon hours across
central and southeast Illinois. Temperatures around the area at 3
PM, ranged from 65 degrees at Bloomington, to 71 degrees at
Taylorville.

A weak cold front will push across the Midwest overnight. With 
dry air in place, no rain is expected with this front. The dry 
conditions will continue for a few more days. The only real impact
will be with cooler temperatures for Tuesday.

Low temperatures overnight, will range from the lower 30s across northern
Iowa, to the mid 40s across southwest Missouri.

High temperatures on Tuesday, will range from the mid 40s across
northern Wisconsin, to the upper 60s across southern Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CLARK County
Issued at 500 PM CDT MON OCT 22 2018

EAST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHAMPAIGN      FAIR      65  43  44 W10       30.08S                  
DANVILLE*      FAIR      64  45  49 W12       30.05S                  
RANTOUL*       FAIR      67  43  42 W7        30.07F                  
MATTOON        FAIR      67  42  40 SW8       30.08S                  
PARIS*         FAIR      67  43  41 SW8       30.09S                  

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, Monday October 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 65 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 26%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 43%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Winds are from the west at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 13 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 210/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 60 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 CLARK County,IL

300 PM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be required.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CLARK County, IL
316 PM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows around 40. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs around 50.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Lows around 40.

FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows around 40.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs in the lower 50s.

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 
                OCT 28-NOV 1 OCT 30-NOV 5    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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

Monday October 22, 2018 the 295th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.390000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:17 EDT Set 19:09 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:51 EDT Ends 19:35 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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OCTOBER 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1965...
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
...1985...
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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