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Regional Hourly Observations For HARDIN County
Issued at 900 AM CDT WED JUL 18 2018
SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LAWRENCEVILLE FAIR 73 57 57 NE5 30.09S FLORA* FAIR 73 60 63 NE7 30.10S FAIRFIELD* FAIR 73 61 65 NE3 30.08S HARRISBURG* FAIR 76 64 67 E6 30.07S ROBINSON* FAIR 71 59 64 NE5 30.11S CARMI* FAIR 75 64 69 E6 30.07S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 900am CDT, Wednesday July 18, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 73 degrees north and near 77 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north and mostly sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, unavailable central, and no stress south. Winds are from the northeast at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 77 degrees at Mount Vernon and Marion. The lowest temperature is 50/ 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 HARDIN County,IL
323 AM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight A few thunderstorms will be possible over western portions of southeast Missouri today and tonight. Very localized heavy rainfall and lightning will be the primary concerns. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday Scattered thunderstorms will be possible over southeast Missouri Thursday, and then over the entire area Thursday night through Friday night. The chance of thunderstorms will linger through Saturday over the Evansville Tri State and the Pennyrile region of west Kentucky. Severe storms will be possible mainly east of the Mississippi River late Friday afternoon through Friday night. Large hail and damaging winds will be possible, and a few tornadoes cannot be ruled out. Otherwise, locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be the primary concerns. Afternoon heat index values may reach triple digits over southeast Missouri Thursday and over the southwest half of the area Friday. A small chance of thunderstorms returns to the entire area on Tuesday. Lightning and locally heavy rain are the main concerns. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation may be needed Friday afternoon through Friday night.
7-Day Forecast For HARDIN County, IL
309 AM CDT Wed Jul 18 2018
TODAY TONIGHT THURSDAY THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY SATURDAY NIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MONDAY MONDAY NIGHT TUESDAY
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 23-27 JUL 25-JUL 31 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Below Normal Normal 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
Wednesday July 18, 2018 the 199th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.840000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:46 EDT Set 21:24 EDT Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:16 EDT Ends 21:54 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
////////////////////////// JULY 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1889... A cloudburst in West Virginia along the small creeks in Wirt County, Jackson County and Wood County claimed twenty lives. Rockport WV reported nineteen inches of rain in two hours and ten minutes that Thursday evening. Tygart Creek rose 22 feet in one hour, and villages were swept away on Tygart, Slate, Tucker, and Sandy Creeks. (The Weather Channel) ...1942... A record deluge occurred at Smethport in northern Pennsylvania, with 30.7 inches in just six hours. The downpours and resultant flooding in Pennsylvania were devastating. (David Ludlum) ...1986... One of the most "photo-genic" tornadoes touched down in the northern suburbs of Minneapolis MN during the late afternoon. The very slow moving tornado actually appeared live on the evening news by way of an aerial video taken by the KARE-TV helicopter crew. The tornado, unlike most, was quite the prima donna, staying visible to tens of thousands of persons for thirty minutes. It was moderate in intensity, with winds of 113-157 mph, and caused 650 thousand dollars damage. (Storm Data) ...1987... Cool weather prevailed in the western U.S. Seven cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including Alamosa CO with a reading of 38 degrees. The low of 52 degrees at Bakersfield CA was a record for July. Up to eight inches of snow covered the Northern Sierra Nevada Range of California from a storm the previous day. During that storm, winds gusting to 52 mph at Slide Mountain NV produced a wind chill reading of 20 degrees below zero. Susanville CA reached 17 degrees that previous day, Blue Canyon CA dipped to a July record of 36 degrees, and the high of 44 degrees at Klamath Falls OR smashed their previous record for July by ten degrees. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Sweltering heat continued in California, with record highs of 111 degrees at Redding and 112 degrees at Sacramento. Death Valley CA hit 127 degrees. Late afternoon and evening thunderstorms in the Central Plains Region produced baseball size hail at Kimball NE, wind gusts to 79 mph at Colby KS, and six inches of rain near Lexington NE. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Oklahoma, northern Texas and Arkansas during the afternoon, and into the night. Thunderstorms produced baseball size hail at Stamford TX, and wind gusts to 92 mph near Throckmorton TX. Record heat continued in the southwestern U.S. Phoenix AZ reported a record high of 115 degrees, and a 111 degree reading at Midland TX was second only to their all-time record high of 112 degrees established sixteen days earlier. (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky