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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
214 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

High pressure stretched across the Mississippi River Valley on
Thursday, bringing mostly sunny skies and slightly warmer air to 
central and southeast Illinois. Early afternoon temperatures were 
in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

A late season winter storm will develop across the Midwest on
Friday, and persist into Saturday. This system will spread rain
across the region from the southwest, beginning Friday afternoon.
The rain will change to snow Friday night, from northeast Iowa, 
southeast into northern Illinois, and central Indiana. Several
inches of accumulation is possible in these areas, by Saturday
afternoon. Farther south where warmer temperatures will be found,
locally heavy rain of 1 to 1.5 inches is expected, for much of 
central and southern Illinois.

Low temperatures tonight will range from the mid 20s in northern
Illinois, to near 50 degrees in southern Missouri. Highs on Friday
will range from the mid 40s in northern Indiana, to the mid 60s in
southern Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For EDGAR County
Issued at 400 PM CDT THU MAR 22 2018

CHAMPAIGN      FAIR      51  19  28 CALM      30.29F                  
DANVILLE*      FAIR      48  17  29 NW6       30.27F                  
RANTOUL*       FAIR      52  22  30 N3        30.29F                  
MATTOON        FAIR      51  23  33 SW5       30.28F                  
PARIS*         FAIR      50  25  38 NW8       30.30F                  

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 400pm CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 53 degrees central, and near 52 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are from the north at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 56 degrees at Metropolis. The lowest temperature is 38 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 EDGAR County,IL

330 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018


No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 


Isolated thunderstorms will be possible overnight Friday night 
into Saturday morning. Severe weather is not anticipated. More 
thunderstorms are possible overnight Monday night into Tuesday 
evening along with moderate to heavy rains.


Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For EDGAR County, IL
246 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Partly cloudy until early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds up to 5 mph shifting to the east after midnight.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Southeast winds up to 10 mph.

Rain. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Colder, rain. Near steady temperature in the mid 30s. East winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Rain, possibly mixed with snow and freezing rain in the evening, then chance of snow after midnight. Little or no ice accumulation. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. Lows around 30.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

Not as cool. Rain showers. Lows in the mid 40s. Chance of showers 80 percent.

Rain showers. Highs around 60. Chance of showers 90 percent.

Rain showers likely. Lows in the upper 40s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows around 40.

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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     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

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.020000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:58 EDT Set 19:14 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 19:40 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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