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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
710 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018

While sunshine was prevalent over central and southeast Illinois
on Sunday, high clouds increased from the southwest, during the
afternoon. High pressure stretching over the area brought light
winds. High temperatures were seasonable, in the lower to middle

Low pressure developing over the Plains, will track east into 
the Ohio Valley, by Monday evening. This system will spread 
scattered rain showers as far north as Missouri and the southern 
half of Illinois, for Monday and Monday night. Northerly flow 
behind this weather system, will bring cool and dry weather to the
region, into midweek.

Low temperatures tonight will range from the upper 20s in northern
Indiana, to the mid 40s in southern Missouri. Highs on Monday will
reach the mid 40s to mid 50s across the Midwest.

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Regional Hourly Observations For FULTON County
Issued at 800 PM CDT SUN MAR 18 2018

QUINCY         CLOUDY    42  35  76 NW5       29.87F                  
GALESBURG*     FAIR      40  32  73 CALM      29.92F                  
MACOMB*        CLOUDY    40  33  78 NE6       29.92F                  
JACKSONVILLE*  CLOUDY    44  37  77 CALM      29.89F                  
PITTSFIELD*    CLOUDY    46  40  78 S5        29.89S                  

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 800pm CDT, Sunday March 18, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 49 degrees north. Current sky condition is mostly cloudy north. In the north, relative humidity is near 36%, and the dew point is near 23 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are unavailable south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Rockford and O'Hare Airport. 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 FULTON County,IL

328 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018


Minor flooding will persist along the Illinois River from Havana 
through Beardstown until next weekend. Otherwise, no hazardous 
weather is expected at this time. 


No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For FULTON County, IL
344 PM CDT Sun Mar 18 2018

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph increasing to northeast 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.

Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the evening. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Colder. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. Lows in the upper 20s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers, possibly mixed with snow showers. Lows in the mid 30s.

Rain showers likely, possibly mixed with snow showers. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Rain showers likely. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of showers 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. A 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 50s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs 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 
                   MAR 24-28 MAR 26-APR 1    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal       Normal      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

Sunday March 18, 2018 the 77th Day of Year

Declination -0.550000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:05 EDT Set 19:10 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:06 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:39 EDT Ends 19:36 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

The great "Tri-State Tornado" occurred, the most deadly tornado in U.S.
history. The tornado claimed 695 lives (including 234 at Murphysboro IL and
148 at West Frankfort IL), and caused seventeen million dollars property
damage. It cut a swath of destruction 219 miles long and as much as a mile
wide from east central Missouri to southern Indiana between 1 PM and 4 PM.
The tornado leveled a school in West Frankfort IL, and picked up sixteen
students setting them down unharmed 150 yards away. Seven other tornadoes
claimed an additional 97 lives that day. (David Ludlum)
High winds accompanied a low pressure system from the Rocky Mountains to
the Great Lakes. Winds gusted to 100 mph at Hastings NE, and reached 115
mph at Hays KS. High winds caused two million dollars damage in Kansas.
Fire burned 50,000 forest acres in eastern Oklahoma. (17th-19th) (The
Weather Channel)

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