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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
324 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

Cloudy condtions were seen across locations, mainly north of I 74,
through the afternoon hours. elsewhere party to mostly sunny 
skies were the rule. Temperatures around the area at 3 p.m., 
ranged from 27 degrees at Galesburg, to 39 degrees at 
Lawrenceville.

A winter storm will move through the Midwest beginning overnight
tonight. The storm will spread a wintry mix of precipitation 
across the Midwest. Two to four inches of snow is forecast for 
locations northwest of the Illinois River by Sunday morning. For 
the locations to the southeast of the river, one to two inches of 
snow are expected, along with light icing from freezing rain. 

Overnight low temperatures, will range from the single digits 
above zero across northern Wisconsin, to the middle 30s across 
southeast Missouri and much of Kentucky.

High temperatures on Sunday, will range from the 20s across 
Wisconsin and Iowa, to the lower 50s across the Missouri bootheel.


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Regional Hourly Observations For CRAWFORD County
Issued at 500 PM CST SAT FEB 16 2019

SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAWRENCEVILLE  FAIR      37  22  54 NE8       29.96F WCI  31          
FLORA*         FAIR      36  25  65 NE6       29.96S WCI  31          
FAIRFIELD*     FAIR      35  26  69 E5        29.94F WCI  31          
HARRISBURG*    FAIR      34  29  80 NE7       29.94F WCI  28          
ROBINSON*      FAIR      35  23  61 NE8       29.97F WCI  28          
CARMI*         FAIR      34  27  75 N7        29.94F WCI  28          

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 CST, Saturday February 16, 2019

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 28 degrees north, near 32 degrees central, and near 34 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are from the east at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 17 degrees north. Winds are from the east at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 22 degrees central. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 27 degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 70/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 26 degrees at Lansing.


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 CRAWFORD County,IL

348 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT  

A weather system will bring a wintry mix of snow and freezing 
rain to the area late tonight. Minor ice and snow accumulations
are possible.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  

Any wintry precipitation Sunday morning should come to an end by
noon on Sunday. 

Another weather system will bring a mix of rain and snow to
the area Tuesday night through Wednesday night.

Flooding will continue along the Wabash river through the entire 
period.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight. However,
any snowfall and icing reports would be greatly appreciated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CRAWFORD County, IL
351 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then cloudy with chance of snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight. Near steady temperature around 30. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

SUNDAY
Cloudy. Chance of snow, possibly mixed with rain and freezing rain in the morning, then chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 30s. East winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. North winds around 5 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Snow, possibly mixed with rain. Light snow accumulations. Near steady temperature in the lower 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 20s.

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. Lows in the upper 20s.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow. Lows in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. 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                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   FEB 22-26 FEB 24-MAR 2    FEB       FEB-APR                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Below                      

....  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

Saturday February 16, 2019 the 47th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.060000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:50 EST Set 18:37 EST
Transit Meridian 13:12 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:23 EST Ends 19:03 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

FEBRUARY 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1899...
Washington D.C. received 1.26 inches of rain in six hours atop a snow cover
more than 30 inches deep making it the soggiest day of record. (Sandra and
TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
...1903...
The temperature at Pokegama Dam MN plunged to 59 degrees below zero to
establish a state record. (David Ludlum)
...1943...
Record cold prevailed in the northeastern U.S. The mercury plunged to 43
degrees below zero at Concord NH, and to -39 degrees at Portland ME. The
morning low of -32 degrees at Falls Village CT established a state record,
yet the afternoon high that day was 20 degrees above zero. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)

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