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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
932 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

Cloudy skies were seen across central and southeast Illinois, 
through the late evening hours. Temperatures around the area at 9
p.m., ranged from 48 degrees at Robinson, to 56 degrees at 
Springfield.

Wind speeds will increase on Saturday, with wind gusts 
approaching 40 mph Saturday afternoon, as the cold front slides 
through the area. Below normal temperatures will be seen for the 
next several days, before a slight warm up begins on Monday.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from the middle 30s across
central Wisconsin, to the low 50s across the Missouri bootheel 
and much of Kentucky.

High temperatures on Saturday, will range from near 40 degrees
across Wisconsin, to the middle 60s across southern Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
Issued at 1000 PM CDT FRI OCT 19 2018

SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CARBONDALE     CLOUDY    50  49  96 SW12      30.08S                  
CAIRO*         CLOUDY    51  51 100 SW6       30.12S                  
EFFINGHAM*     CLOUDY    52  50  94 S10       30.03R                  
MARION         CLOUDY    50  49  97 SW3       30.09S                  
CENTRALIA*     CLOUDY    52  52 100 SW8       30.04S                  
SALEM*         CLOUDY    53  51  94 SW8       30.04S                  
METROPOLIS*    DRIZZLE   51  50  95 SW6       30.11F                  

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 1000pm CDT, Friday October 19, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 52 degrees north, near 52 degrees central, and near 50 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 83%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 46 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. Winds are from the west at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 210/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 49 degrees at Robinson.


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 JACKSON County,IL

358 AM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

Frost formation is possible thoughout the region Saturday night
into Sunday morning, and Sunday night into Monday morning.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed. However, reports of frost
occurrence will be appreciated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, IL
950 PM CDT Fri Oct 19 2018

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Northwest winds around 5 mph in the morning increasing to around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Clear. Widespread frost after midnight. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the evening decreasing to around 5 mph after midnight.

SUNDAY
Sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds 5 mph in the morning shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Areas of frost after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Areas of frost in the morning. Highs in the lower 60s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 40s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows around 40.

WEDNESDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 40s.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs around 60.

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
                             ILLINOIS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:     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

Friday October 19, 2018 the 292th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -10.320000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:14 EDT Set 19:13 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:48 EDT Ends 19:39 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

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OCTOBER 19TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1844...
The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at
hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo
NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum)
...1961...
Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern
mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the
worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of
snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel)
...1984...
Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of
Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most
businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered
cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in
the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph
reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals
ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at
Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month
as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower
Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet
snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was
without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below
freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including
fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North
Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities
reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92
degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in
October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)


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