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Regional Hourly Observations For KANKAKEE County
Issued at 500 PM CST SAT FEB 16 2019
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CHICAGO-OHARE CLOUDY 27 19 72 E14 30.04S WCI 16 CHICAGO-MIDWAY CLOUDY 27 19 72 E14G22 30.05S WCI 16 AURORA CLOUDY 29 21 72 NE13 30.02F WCI 19 LANSING* CLOUDY 26 19 75 NE8 30.05F WCI 18 JOLIET* CLOUDY 30 22 72 E9 30.04S WCI 22 WAUKEGAN CLOUDY 27 19 72 NE8 30.06R WCI 19 DUPAGE AIRPORT FLURRIES 28 22 78 NE10 30.03S WCI 19 KANKAKEE* CLOUDY 29 20 68 CALM 30.04S WHEELING CLOUDY 29 18 63 E8G17 30.07R WCI 21 MORRIS* CLOUDY 29 22 73 E13 30.02F WCI 19 ROMEOVILLE* CLOUDY 28 21 75 E14 30.04S WCI 17 NORTHERLY ISL N/A 26 20 77 NE13 N/A WCI 15
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 500pm CST, Saturday February 16, 2019
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 28 degrees north, near 32 degrees central, and near 34 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 18 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 66%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. Winds are from the east at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 17 degrees north. Winds are from the east at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 22 degrees central. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 27 degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 70/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 26 degrees at Lansing.
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 KANKAKEE County,IL
326 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019 /426 PM EST Sat Feb 16 2019/ DAY ONE Tonight. Weather hazards expectedLimited Snow Risk. DISCUSSION Light snow will begin to overspread northern Illinois tonight, with minor snow accumulations likely. Flooding will continue on portions of the Illinois and Kankakee rivers. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. Sunday Elevated Snow Risk. Tuesday Limited Snow Risk. DISCUSSION: Light snow will continue across northern Illinois and northwest Indiana Sunday into Sunday evening. A few additional Lake effect snow showers will continue for portions of northeastern Illinois Sunday night into early Monday morning. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For KANKAKEE County, IL
300 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY FEB 22-26 FEB 24-MAR 2 FEB FEB-APR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Below Below Precipitation: Above Above Above Below .... 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
Saturday February 16, 2019 the 47th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -12.060000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:50 EST Set 18:37 EST Transit Meridian 13:12 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:23 EST Ends 19:03 EST 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
FEBRUARY 16TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1899... Washington D.C. received 1.26 inches of rain in six hours atop a snow cover more than 30 inches deep making it the soggiest day of record. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1903... The temperature at Pokegama Dam MN plunged to 59 degrees below zero to establish a state record. (David Ludlum) ...1943... Record cold prevailed in the northeastern U.S. The mercury plunged to 43 degrees below zero at Concord NH, and to -39 degrees at Portland ME. The morning low of -32 degrees at Falls Village CT established a state record, yet the afternoon high that day was 20 degrees above zero. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky