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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
856 PM CDT Sun May 26 2019

A pleasant evening was seen across central and southeast 
Illinois, with light winds and mild temperatures. Clouds were
increasing at late evening. Temperatures just after sunset were in
the mid 60s to mid 70s.

An active frontal boundary will remain in place across the
Midwest, for the next few days. As disturbances track along the
boundary, periods of thunderstorms, with locally heavy rainfall,
will be possible. In addition, strong to severe storms are
possible. Better chances for severe storms will be on Monday, from
Iowa east through the northern half of Illinois, and again on
Tuesday, across much of the Midwest. The wet weather pattern will
increase the risk for flash flooding, as well as rises on area
streams and rivers.

Low temperatures tonight will range from the middle 40s in 
eastern Wisconsin, to the upper 60s across southeast Missouri and
the lower Ohio River Valley.

Highs on Memorial Day, will range from the lower 60s across much 
of Wisconsin, to the lower 90 in western Kentucky.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CRAWFORD County
Issued at 400 AM CDT MON MAY 27 2019

SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
LAWRENCEVILLE  FAIR      68  65  90 NE5       30.01F                  
FLORA*         MOCLDY    67  66  97 CALM      30.02S                  
FAIRFIELD*     MOCLDY    68  68 100 CALM      30.00F                  
HARRISBURG*    FAIR      70  70 100 CALM      30.01S                  
ROBINSON*      FAIR      63  63 100 CALM      30.03S FOG              

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 400am CDT, Monday May 27, 2019

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 56 degrees north, near 61 degrees central, and near 68 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 330/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 50 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

354 PM CDT Sun May 26 2019

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT  

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible early this evening. Severe
weather is not expected. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY  

A few strong thunderstorms are possible on Monday. More numerous
thunderstorms are expected Tuesday night through Thursday morning.
The severe weather threat on Monday should remain mainly north of
I-70.

Minor flooding will continue along the Wabash River much of the
week, but should subside on the Embarras and Little Wabash Rivers
by mid week. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For CRAWFORD County, IL
415 AM CDT Mon May 27 2019

TODAY
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the south with gusts to around 25 mph in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the mid 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

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 
                 JUN 1-JUN 5  JUN 3-JUN 9    JUN       JUN-AUG                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      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 May 27, 2019 the 147th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.420000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:35 EDT Set 21:18 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:56 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:05 EDT Ends 21:48 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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MAY 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1896...
A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing
thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across
a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in
Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The
tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time.
It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch
pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David
Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)

...1873...
A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville)

...1987...
Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane,
hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size
hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma.
Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma
City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain
caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)

...1995...
An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington 
County Indiana). (NWS Louisville)

...1996...
Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)



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