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Regional Hourly Observations For DEKALB County
Issued at 100 AM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ROCKFORD FAIR 29 18 63 NE17 29.95S WCI 17 6HR MIN TEMP: 29; 6HR MAX TEMP: 39; FREEPORT* FAIR 27 17 64 NE16 29.96R WCI 15 ROCHELLE* FAIR 28 21 74 NE17 29.92S WCI 16 DE KALB* FAIR 29 24 82 NE16 29.91S WCI 17 PERU* FAIR 30 24 77 NE20G25 29.88S WCI 18
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 34 degrees north. Current sky condition is mostly cloudy north. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. Winds are from the northeast at 20 mph with gusts at 25 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 23 degrees north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are unavailable south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 34 degrees at Rockford and O'Hare Airport. The lowest temperature is 33 degrees at Northerly Island.
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 DEKALB County,IL
559 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018 /659 PM EDT Mon Mar 19 2018/ DAY ONE Tonight. WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED: Limited Fire Weather Risk. Limited Coastal Flood Risk. DISCUSSION: Strong northeast winds gusting up to 35 mph and high waves are expected along the Lake Michigan shoreline through tonight. This may cause spray or some water to reach walkways, bike paths and roads immediately adjacent to the lake in northeastern Illinois. Portions of the Kankakee River will remain in flood. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday. TuesdayElevated Fire Weather Risk. Limited Coastal Flood Risk. DISCUSSION: Strong northeast winds gusting up to 30 mph and high waves are expected along the Lake Michigan shoreline through late Tuesday afternoon. This may cause spray or some water to reach walkways, bike paths and roads immediately adjacent to the lake in northeastern Illinois and northwestern Indiana. Portions of the Kankakee River will remain in flood. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For DEKALB County, IL
833 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Below Normal Precipitation: Above Above 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 March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.230000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:01 EDT Set 19:12 EDT Transit Meridian 13:06 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:36 EDT Ends 19:38 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
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky