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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1112 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018

Sunny skies were seen across central and southeast Illinois, 
through the late morning hours. Temperatures around the area 
at 11 a.m., ranged from the middle to upper 80s.

A weak frontal boundary stretching across the Midwest will slowly
push southeastward, bringing isolated storms to portions of the 
region today. After that, hot and mainly dry weather will be on 
tap across the entire region through the remainder of the Memorial
Day holiday weekend.

High temperatures today, will top out in the lower to middle 90s 
across the Midwest.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from near 60 degrees across
northern Wisconsin, to the lower 70s across the Missouri bootheel.

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Regional Hourly Observations For EFFINGHAM County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT SUN MAY 27 2018

SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CARBONDALE     FAIR      87  72  60 SW6       29.91F HX  93           
CAIRO*         FAIR      85  73  67 SW5       29.92S HX  92           
EFFINGHAM*     FAIR      90  68  47 SE5       29.92F HX  94           
MARION         PTSUNNY   84  70  61 W7        29.92F HX  88           
MT. VERNON     FAIR      89  74  60 S5        29.90F HX  98           
CENTRALIA*     MOSUNNY   91  72  54 W7        29.90F HX  97           
SALEM*         FAIR      90  71  53 S8        29.91S HX  96           
METROPOLIS*    FAIR      88  69  53 CALM      29.93S HAZE    HX  93   

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 1200pm CDT, Sunday May 27, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 90 degrees north, near 90 degrees central, and near 89 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 98 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 94 degrees at Peru. The lowest temperature is 80 degrees at Fairfield.


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 EFFINGHAM County,IL

1133 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018

 DAY ONE  THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT  

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and early
this evening. While organized severe weather is not anticipated, 
a few of the storms will be capable of producing strong gusty 
winds, small hail, and heavy rainfall.

Hot and humid conditions will prevail today  with afternoon heat
index values ranging from 95 to 100. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY  

Hot and humid conditions will prevail through Memorial Day. 
Afternoon heat index values will peak in the middle to upper 90s.

A chance for thunderstorms will return late Tuesday through 
Thursday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For EFFINGHAM County, IL
1042 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018

REST OF TODAY
Mostly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds up to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

MEMORIAL DAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. East winds up to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds up to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. East winds up to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the lower 80s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Highs in the upper 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Highs in the upper 80s.

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    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Below     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

Sunday May 27, 2018 the 147th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.460000
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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