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Regional Hourly Observations For CLAY County
Issued at 1200 AM CDT TUE MAY 22 2018
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE FAIR 68 67 96 CALM 30.01F CAIRO* FAIR 72 71 98 CALM 30.02S EFFINGHAM* MOCLDY 65 65 100 CALM 30.03S FOG MARION FAIR 69 68 98 CALM 30.03S CENTRALIA* CLEAR 69 68 96 S5 30.01S SALEM* FAIR 70 67 89 CALM 30.01F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Tuesday May 22, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 58 degrees north, near 69 degrees central, and near 69 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 56 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 98%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the east at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 71 degrees at Sparta. The lowest temperature is 50 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 CLAY County,IL
248 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018 DAY ONE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHTThunderstorm chances will be present this afternoon and early evening. Some of the storms may produce damaging wind gusts and small hail. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY Thunderstorm chances will be present from Friday through Sunday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation may be needed between 4 pm and 7 pm.
7-Day Forecast For CLAY County, IL
902 PM CDT Mon May 21 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAY 27-MAY 31 MAY 29-JUN 4 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above 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
Tuesday May 22, 2018 the 142th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.580000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:38 EDT Set 21:14 EDT Transit Meridian 13:55 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:08 EDT Ends 21:44 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
/////////////////////////////////////// MAY 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1876... Denver CO was drenched with 6.53 inches of rain in 24 hours, an all-time record for that location. (The Weather Channel) ...1911... The temperature at Lewiston ME soared to 101 degrees. It was the hottest temperature ever recorded in New England during the month of May. (David Ludlum) ...1987... A powerful tornado virtually wiped the small southwest Texas community of Saragosa off the map. The twister destroyed eighty- five percent of the structures in the town killing thirty persons and injuring 121 others in the town of population 183. The tornado hurled trucks and autos through adobe and wood- frame homes, with some vehicles blown 500 feet. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky