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Regional Hourly Observations For EDWARDS County
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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 1000am CST, Friday November 16, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 41 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. Winds are from the west at 16 mph with gusts at 24 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 28 degrees central. Winds are variable at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 270/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 34 degrees at Taylorville and Springfield.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time),Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For EDWARDS County,IL
332 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For EDWARDS County, IL
305 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY NOV 21-25 NOV 23-29 NOV NOV18-JAN19 ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Above Below Above Precipitation: Normal Above Above Normal .... 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
Friday November 16, 2018 the 320th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -18.970000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:46 EST Set 17:42 EST Transit Meridian 12:43 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:17 EST Ends 18:10 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
NOVEMBER 16TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1927... Record daily precipitation amounts were set: 1.96 inches at Lexington and 1.50 inches at Bowling Green, KY. (NWS Louisville) ...1958... More than six inches of snow fell at Tucson AZ. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1959... The most severe November cold wave in U.S. history was in progress. A weather observing station located 14 miles northeast of Lincoln MT reported a reading of 53 degrees below zero, which established an all-time record low temperature for the nation for the month of November. Their high that day was one degree above zero. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... High winds and heavy snow created blizzard conditions across parts of eastern Colorado. Wind gusts reached 68 mph at Pueblo, and snowfall totals ranged up to 37 inches at Echo Lake. In Wyoming, the temperature dipped to 14 degrees below zero at Laramie. Strong thunderstorms in Louisiana drenched Alexandria with 16.65 inches of rain in thirty hours, with an unofficial total of 21.21 inches north of Olla. Flash flooding in Louisiana caused five to six million dollars damage. (15th-16th) (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky