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Regional Hourly Observations For CLAY County
Issued at 200 PM CST SAT NOV 17 2018
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE FAIR 60 43 53 SE3 30.11F CAIRO* FAIR 61 46 58 S7 30.12F EFFINGHAM* FAIR 44 39 81 NE5 30.19S HAZE MARION PTSUNNY 59 45 58 S12 30.12F MT. VERNON FAIR 56 43 61 SE5 30.13F CENTRALIA* CLOUDY 55 44 68 CALM 30.13S SALEM* FAIR 54 42 63 E5 30.14S METROPOLIS* FAIR 64 44 47 S6 30.12F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 200pm CST, Saturday November 17, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 33 degrees north and near 59 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light snow north and partly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. Winds are from the north at 10 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. The wind chill is near 25 degrees north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are from the south at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, unavailable category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 350/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 33 degrees at Rockford and O'Hare Airport.
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 CLAY County,IL
1110 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018 DAY ONE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHTNo hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY A brief period of light snow or rain will be possible early Sunday morning north of I-70. No snow accumulations are expected. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For CLAY County, IL
1058 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018
REST OF TODAY TONIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MONDAY MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY TUESDAY NIGHT WEDNESDAY THROUGH THANKSGIVING DAY THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY
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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 NOV 22-26 NOV 24-30 DEC DEC18-FEB19 ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Below Below .... 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
Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -19.210000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:47 EST Set 17:41 EST Transit Meridian 12:44 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 EST Ends 18:09 EST 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
NOVEMBER 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1869... Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David Ludlum) ...1927... A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1953... The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43 inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49 mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky