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Regional Hourly Observations For JOHNSON County
Issued at 400 PM CDT THU MAR 22 2018
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE CLOUDY 52 31 44 N7 30.32F CAIRO* PTSUNNY 53 33 48 SW6 30.31F EFFINGHAM* FAIR 52 31 43 W7 30.31F MARION CLOUDY 52 28 40 N6 30.32F MT. VERNON CLOUDY 52 29 41 W6 30.32F CENTRALIA* PTSUNNY 51 32 46 SW5 30.31F SALEM* PTSUNNY 52 28 39 SW5 30.32F METROPOLIS* CLOUDY 56 29 36 N5 30.32F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 400pm CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 53 degrees central, and near 52 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 28%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 41%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. Winds are from the north at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the west at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 56 degrees at Metropolis. The lowest temperature is 38 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 JOHNSON County,IL
405 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday A slight chance of thunderstorms is forecast late Friday night and Saturday, then again late Sunday night and Monday. Locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be the primary concerns. Heavy rainfall will be a concern with widespread showers along a cold front moving through the region Tuesday night into Wednesday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For JOHNSON County, IL
248 PM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018
TONIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY SATURDAY NIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MONDAY MONDAY NIGHT TUESDAY TUESDAY NIGHT WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THURSDAY
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 28-APR 1 MAR 30-APR 5 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Below Normal Precipitation: Above Normal 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
Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.020000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:58 EDT Set 19:14 EDT Transit Meridian 13:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 19:40 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 22ND HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1920... A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude". (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1936... A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107 lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum) ...1954... Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The Weather Channel)
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