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Regional Hourly Observations For HENDERSON County
Issued at 1200 AM CST MON DEC 18 2017
WEST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS QUINCY CLOUDY 45 42 89 SW10 30.01S GALESBURG* CLOUDY 43 43 100 SW8 29.99F FOG MACOMB* CLOUDY 44 43 96 SW10 30.02F FOG JACKSONVILLE* CLOUDY 44 42 91 SW8 30.02S PITTSFIELD* CLOUDY 46 43 91 SW6 30.03S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200am CST, Monday December 18, 2017
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 44 degrees central, and near 44 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 42 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the south at 5 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. The wind chill is near 32 degrees north. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 10 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 Springfield. The lowest temperature is 35 degrees at Waukegan and Freeport.
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 HENDERSON County,IL
337 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017 DAY ONE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT Fog and drizzle will develop tonight over portions of the outlook area. The potential for dense fog is low, but there is a chance for some patchy freezing drizzle to occur where the surface temperature drops below freezing late this evening into early Monday morning. The favored areas are along and east of a line from DeWitt to Dubuque. If freezing drizzle does occur, it may linger into the Monday morning commute, especially in far northwest Illinois. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY Latest indications regarding the Thursday into Friday storm system, are that it is shifting the higher potential for accumulating snow to the northwest and north of the Outlook Area. It is still early for determining the exact track of this system, and those with travel plans late in the week should keep up with the latest forecasts and updates. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Reports of any slick road conditions late tonight and early Monday morning would be appreciated.
7-Day Forecast For HENDERSON County, IL
1142 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 23-27 DEC 25-DEC 31 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Normal Normal Precipitation: Normal Below Normal 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
Monday December 18, 2017 the 352th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.410000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 08:16 EST Set 17:36 EST Transit Meridian 12:56 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:46 EST Ends 18:06 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
DECEMBER 18TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1957... A tornado swept across Jackson County, Williamson County and Franklin County in southern Illinois killing eleven persons. (David Ludlum) ...1981... A heavy lake-effect snow blanketed the southern and southeast shores of Lake Michigan leaving up to 22 inches of snow at Valparaiso IND. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Record cold hit the north central states. At Havre MT the mercury plunged to a record reading of 34 degrees below zero. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1984... A storm over southern California left up to 16 inches of snow in the mountains and upper deserts, with 13 inches reported at Lancaster. Edwards Air Force Base was closed, and Interstate 5 was closed from Castaic to the Tehachapis Mountains. (18th-19th) (The Weather Channel) ...1986... A strong winter storm, which developed off the coast of New Jersey and moved out to sea, lashed the northeastern U.S. with high winds, heavy rain, and heavy snow. The storm left snowfall amounts of up to 30 inches in Vermont, 24 inches in Massachusetts, and 20 inches in New Hampshire. The highest rainfall amounts approached four inches in southern New England, where winds gusted to 70 mph. (Storm Data) ...1987... A weakening storm moved into the Rocky Mountain Region producing six inches of snow at the Platoro Reservoir in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. The storm then spread rain and drizzle across the Southern High Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley, with thunderstorms over Texas. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Warm weather prevailed in the central U.S. while cool weather prevailed across the eastern states. Sheridan WY, with a record warm afternoon high of 68 degrees, was seven degrees warmer than Key West FL. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... A winter storm moving out of the Great Plains Region spread freezing rain, sleet and snow across parts of the southeastern U.S. Freezing rain resulted in 170 auto accidents in the Memphis area during the evening hours. Unseasonably warm weather continued ahead of arctic cold front. Miami FL equalled their record for December with an afternoon high of 87 degrees. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky