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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1115 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Northeast to East winds, ahead of the next weather system, spinning 
in the central Plains. Partly cloudy skies late this morning with 
temperatures ranging from the mid 40s to mid 50s across much of the 

Brisk northeasterly winds will filter into the region today, holding 
a developing low pressure system to the southern Midwest.
This system will track east into the Ohio Valley, this evening. This 
will spread scattered rain showers as far north as Missouri and the 
southern half of Illinois, this afternoon and overnight. Northerly 
flow behind this weather system, will bring cool and dry weather to 
the region, into midweek.

Highs today will reach the mid 40s to mid 50s across the Midwest.
Lows Monday night will range from the mid 20s in the northern
Midwest, to the mid 30s through the Ohio River Valley region.

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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
Issued at 100 PM CDT MON MAR 19 2018

CARBONDALE     CLOUDY    55  47  74 E10       29.53F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  39; 6HR MAX TEMP:  58; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

CAIRO*         RAIN      52  49  87 NE14      29.51F                  
EFFINGHAM*     FAIR      61  36  40 E16G26    29.66F                  
MARION         CLOUDY    57  45  62 E15G23    29.56F                  
MT. VERNON     FAIR      59  44  57 E15G22    29.61F                  
CENTRALIA*     MOSUNNY   59  44  57 E15G26    29.57F                  
SALEM*         PTSUNNY   60  40  47 E15G25    29.61F                  
METROPOLIS*    PTSUNNY   55  46  72 E13G18    29.55F                  

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Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford

Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 100pm CDT, Monday March 19, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 50 degrees north, near 58 degrees central, and near 59 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the east at 18 mph with gusts at 26 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 26 mph with gusts at 32 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 15 mph with gusts at 22 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 62 degrees at Lawrenceville. The lowest temperature is 40 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 JACKSON County,IL

404 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the
Missouri Bootheel eastward across west Kentucky today, mainly from 
midday through the afternoon. An isolated tornado cannot be ruled
out, but large hail and a few damaging wind gusts will be the 
primary concerns. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Tuesday through Sunday

There will be a slight chance of thunderstorms Friday night and  
Saturday. Severe storms are not expected.


NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, IL
355 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

Cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Cloudy. Rain showers likely in the evening. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 40s.

Partly sunny with a chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

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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                      
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   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

Monday March 19, 2018 the 78th Day of Year

Declination -0.150000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 07:03 EDT Set 19:11 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:06 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:37 EDT Ends 19:37 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

Timberline Lodge reported 246 inches of snow on the ground, a record for
the state of Oregon. (The Weather Channel)
Suffocating dust storms occurred frequently in southeastern Colorado
between the 12th and the 25th of the month. Six people died, and many
livestock starved or suffocated. Up to six feet of dust covered the ground.
Schools were closed, and many rural homes were deserted by tenants. (The
Weather Channel)
The second heavy snowstorm in just three days hit Boston. Nearby Blue Hill
received 19.5 inches contributing to their snowiest March of record. (David

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