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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
427 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

Mostly clear skies were seen across central and southeast
Illinois, through the overnight hours. Along with the clear skies,
widespread frost was reported at a few locations, as well.  
Temperatures across the area early this morning, ranged from 28
degrees at Champaign and Springfield, to 39 degrees at Flora.

Clouds will continue to impact locations along and south of I-70
this morning, before moving to the south and east. Clear skies 
and abundant sunshine will be seen across the region today, which
will allow temperatures to climb back into the 50s in many
locations. High pressure will hold sunshine and dry weather in 
place into the second half of the week.

High temperatures today, will range from the middle 40s across
Wisconsin, to the upper 50s across southwest Missouri.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from near 30 degrees across
Wisconsin, to the middle 40s across the Missouri bootheel.

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Regional Hourly Observations For KANE County
Issued at 600 AM CDT TUE OCT 16 2018

CHICAGO-OHARE  FAIR      35  29  78 SW9       30.21S WCI  28          
CHICAGO-MIDWAY FAIR      35  29  78 SW7       30.22F WCI  29          
AURORA         FAIR      33  29  85 SW7       30.22S WCI  27          
LANSING*       FAIR      32  29  88 S8        30.24S WCI  25          
JOLIET*        FAIR      33  32  97 S6        30.24S WCI  27          
WAUKEGAN       FAIR      33  28  81 SW12      30.17S WCI  24          
DUPAGE AIRPORT FAIR      32  28  85 SW9       30.21S WCI  24          
KANKAKEE*      FAIR      32  29  89 SW10      30.27F WCI  24          
WHEELING       FAIR      36  28  73 SW7       30.21F WCI  30          
MORRIS*        FAIR      32  31  95 SW7       30.24S WCI  26          
ROMEOVILLE*    FAIR      32  31  95 SW9       30.24S WCI  25          
NORTHERLY ISL    N/A     38  30  73 SW5         N/A  WCI  34          

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 600am CDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 30 degrees north, near 30 degrees central, and near 36 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. Winds are from the south at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 23 degrees north. Winds are from the southwest at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 24 degrees central. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 240/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 28 degrees at Taylorville, De Kalb, and Champaign.

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 KANE County,IL

326 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018 /426 AM EDT Tue Oct 16 2018/

 DAY ONE  Early this Morning through Tonight.

Weather hazards expected  

  Elevated Fire Weather Risk.


  Strong, gusty southwest winds and low humidity will promote 
  dangerous behavior of any fires. Outdoor burning is discouraged 

Flooding will continue along portions of the Rock, Pecatonica, 
and Fox Rivers.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Wednesday through Monday.

Wednesday night  
  Significant Frost and Freeze Risk.

Flooding will continue along portions of the Rock, Pecatonica, 
and Fox Rivers.


  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For KANE County, IL
254 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018


Mostly sunny. Windy. Highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Clear. Widespread frost. Lows in the upper 20s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 50s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the upper 20s.

Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 40s. Lows around 30.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s.

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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   OCT 21-25    OCT 23-29    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Below        Below                                            

....  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

Tuesday October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year

Declination -9.240000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:11 EDT Set 19:17 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:44 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:45 EDT Ends 19:44 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

The most deadly Western Hemisphere hurricane on record raged across the 
Caribbean. It killed 22,000 people on the islands of Martinique, St. 
Eustatius, and Barbados. Thousands more died at sea. (NWS Louisville)
The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal
their record for October. (The Weather Channel)
A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved over a 45 mile long path from 
Warren County through Edmonson County into Hart County. Two homes near 
Bowling Green were blown into the Barren River. A hotel was torn apart at 
Mammoth Cave National Park. (NWS Louisville)
An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in
Minnesota and Iowa.
Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date. The low of 34 degrees at Augusta GA marked their third straight
morning of record cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to
parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and six cows under a tree
near Battiest OK. (The National Weather Summary)
Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in southwestern Lower
Michigan and northern Indiana. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of
Nappanee IN which caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in
California reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA was the latest such reading of record
for so late in the autumn season. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to three inches was
reported around Denver. Echo Lake was buried under nineteen inches of snow.
Temperatures again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern and
south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Atlantic City NJ with a reading of 84 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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