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Regional Hourly Observations For EFFINGHAM County
Issued at 1200 PM CST SUN FEB 18 2018
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE NOT AVBL
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1100am CST, Sunday February 18, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 25 degrees north, near 38 degrees central, and near 45 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 88%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 68%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the south at 17 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 12 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 30 degrees central. Winds are from the south at 7 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 47 degrees at Centralia and Carbondale. The lowest temperature is 22 degrees at De Kalb.
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
1036 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018 DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHTIsolated thunderstorms will be possible late tonight. No severe weather is expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY Showers will be likely with a chance for thunderstorms Monday into Tuesday. Any thunderstorms that develop during this time frame are not expected to be severe. The heaviest rainfall should fall Tuesday into Tuesday night. Current indications suggest 2 to 2.5 inches of rainfall is likely, although this is subject to change. Significant rises and/or flooding is expected to occur on area rivers by midweek as a result of this rainfall. As a cold front moves through the area Tuesday night and early Wednesday, the rain may briefly change to a wintry mix west of I-57. East of I-57, the precipitation should remain rain. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For EFFINGHAM County, IL
939 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY FEB 23-27 FEB 25-MAR 3 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Below Precipitation: Above Above Above 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
Sunday February 18, 2018 the 49th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -11.270000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:47 EST Set 18:39 EST Transit Meridian 13:12 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:20 EST Ends 19:06 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
FEBRUARY 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1899... While much of the central and eastern U.S. was recovering from the most severe cold wave of modern history, the temperature at San Francisco soared to 80 degrees to establish a record for month of February. (David Ludlum) ...1959... Some of the higher elevations of California were in the midst of a five day storm which produced 189 inches of snow, a single storm record for North America. (13th-19th) (David Ludlum) ...1987... A small but intense low pressure system combined with northerly upslope winds to produce eight inches of snow in five hours at Meeteetsie WY, located southeast of Cody. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms soaked the Central Gulf Coast Region with heavy rain. Totals in southern Louisiana ranged up to 8.50 inches near the town of Ridge, with 6.55 inches at Plaguemine. Thunderstorms in northern Florida drenched Apalachicola with 5.41 inches of rain in 24 hours, and produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Mayo. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Low pressure off the coast of North Carolina brought freezing rain and heavy snow to Virginia and the Carolinas. Snowfall totals in Virginia ranged up to 18 inches at Franklin. Freezing rain reached a thickness of two inches around Charlotte NC. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1990... An intense but slow moving Pacific storm worked its way across Utah over a two day period. The storm blanketed the valleys with 4 to 12 inches of snow, and produced up to 42 inches of snow in the mountains. Heavy snow also fell across northern Arizona. Williams received 22 inches of snow, and 12 inches was reported along the south rim of the Grand Canyon. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky