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Regional Hourly Observations For IROQUOIS County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 35 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 15 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 50%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are from the northeast at 17 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 26 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 18 mph with gusts at 25 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 26 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 29 degrees south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 40 degrees at Quincy. The lowest temperature is 31 degrees at Waukegan.
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 IROQUOIS County,IL
1059 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018 /1159 AM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018/ DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight. Flooding is expected along portions of the Kankakee River. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday. Flooding is expected along portions of the Kankakee River. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For IROQUOIS County, IL
1104 AM CDT Tue Mar 20 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Below Normal Precipitation: Above Above 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
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.230000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:01 EDT Set 19:12 EDT Transit Meridian 13:06 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:36 EDT Ends 19:38 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
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky