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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
324 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

Cloudy condtions were seen across locations, mainly north of I 74,
through the afternoon hours. elsewhere party to mostly sunny 
skies were the rule. Temperatures around the area at 3 p.m., 
ranged from 27 degrees at Galesburg, to 39 degrees at 

A winter storm will move through the Midwest beginning overnight
tonight. The storm will spread a wintry mix of precipitation 
across the Midwest. Two to four inches of snow is forecast for 
locations northwest of the Illinois River by Sunday morning. For 
the locations to the southeast of the river, one to two inches of 
snow are expected, along with light icing from freezing rain. 

Overnight low temperatures, will range from the single digits 
above zero across northern Wisconsin, to the middle 30s across 
southeast Missouri and much of Kentucky.

High temperatures on Sunday, will range from the 20s across 
Wisconsin and Iowa, to the lower 50s across the Missouri bootheel.

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Regional Hourly Observations For FAYETTE County
Issued at 500 PM CST SAT FEB 16 2019

CARBONDALE     FAIR      32  23  69 NE5       29.93F WCI  27          
CAIRO*         FAIR      32  29  89 NE5       29.91S WCI  27          
EFFINGHAM*     FAIR      36  23  59 NE3       29.96F                  
MARION         CLOUDY    32  25  74 NE9       29.93F WCI  24          
MT. VERNON     FAIR      34  25  69 NE8       29.95F WCI  27          
CENTRALIA*     CLOUDY    35  27  74 NE6       29.94S WCI  30          
SALEM*         FAIR      36  25  64 E6        29.96R WCI  31          
METROPOLIS*    FAIR      33  30  87 CALM      29.92F                  

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 500pm CST, Saturday February 16, 2019

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 28 degrees north, near 32 degrees central, and near 34 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are from the east at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 17 degrees north. Winds are from the east at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 22 degrees central. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 27 degrees south. 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 70/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 26 degrees at Lansing.

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 FAYETTE County,IL

405 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Snow accumulations up to 3 inches and a light glazing of ice are 
expected areawide tonight. Please see the Winter Weather Advisory for
additional information.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Snow and freezing drizzle will continue into Sunday morning for
portions of northeast Missouri and west-central Illinois. Please 
see the Winter Weather Advisory for additional information. 

Another round of wintry weather is expected from Tuesday afternoon
through Wednesday.


Spotters are encouraged to report wintry precipitation type and
amounts, if observed, to the National Weather Service.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For FAYETTE County, IL
535 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019


Partly cloudy with slight chance of snow in the evening, then cloudy with snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle after midnight. Snow accumulation less than a half inch. A light glazing expected. Low around 30. Temperature steady or slowly rising. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of measurable precipitation 60 percent.

Cloudy. Chance of snow, possibly mixed with drizzle and freezing drizzle in the morning, then chance of drizzle, possibly mixed with snow in the afternoon. High in the upper 30s. East wind around 10 mph in the morning becoming light in the afternoon. Chance of measurable precipitation 40 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Low in the upper 20s. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy in the morning and early afternoon then becoming partly sunny. High in the mid 30s. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s. Light wind.

Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. High around 40.

Snow, possibly mixed with rain in the evening, then snow after midnight. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Low around 30. Temperature steady or slowly rising after midnight. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy with chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow. High in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Low in the upper 20s.

Partly cloudy. High around 40. Low in the upper 20s.

Partly cloudy. High in the mid 40s.

Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain and snow. Low in the mid 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. High in the lower 50s.

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 
                   FEB 22-26 FEB 24-MAR 2    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      Below                      

....  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

Saturday February 16, 2019 the 47th Day of Year

Declination -12.060000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:50 EST Set 18:37 EST
Transit Meridian 13:12 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:23 EST Ends 19:03 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

Washington D.C. received 1.26 inches of rain in six hours atop a snow cover
more than 30 inches deep making it the soggiest day of record. (Sandra and
TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
The temperature at Pokegama Dam MN plunged to 59 degrees below zero to
establish a state record. (David Ludlum)
Record cold prevailed in the northeastern U.S. The mercury plunged to 43
degrees below zero at Concord NH, and to -39 degrees at Portland ME. The
morning low of -32 degrees at Falls Village CT established a state record,
yet the afternoon high that day was 20 degrees above zero. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)

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