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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
414 AM CST Thu Nov 22 2018

Clear skies were seen across central and southeast Illinois,
through the overnight hours. Temperatures across the area early
this morning, ranged from 25 degrees at Bloomington, to 33 degrees
at Flora.

Dry weather will hold across the region on Thanksgiving, along
with abundant sunshine, allowing temperatures to climb back to
near normal. The next weather system will move into the Midwest
from the west during Friday afternoon. This will bring widespread
rain to the region. Temperatures however will be unaffected by
this system as forecasts call for 50s this weekend. Saturday
afternoon to Sunday afternoon will be dry, but another system
moves in Sunday evening, with the chance for a wintry mix.

High temperatures today, will range from the middle 30s across 
central Wisconsin, to the lower 60s across southwest Missouri.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from near 30 degrees across
the northern half of Wisconsin, to the lower 40s across southwest

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Regional Hourly Observations For KANKAKEE County
Issued at 400 AM CST THU NOV 22 2018

CHICAGO-OHARE  MOCLDY    32  22  66 E6        30.38R WCI  26          
CHICAGO-MIDWAY CLOUDY    31  19  61 SE8       30.40R WCI  23          
AURORA         MOCLDY    26  22  84 E6        30.38R WCI  19          
LANSING*       CLOUDY    28  21  75 E3        30.40S                  
JOLIET*        CLOUDY    30  26  83 E6        30.39S WCI  24          
WAUKEGAN       CLOUDY    32  22  66 E9        30.39S WCI  24          
DUPAGE AIRPORT FAIR      28  22  78 SE3       30.38R                  
KANKAKEE*      CLOUDY    29  23  79 E6        30.39S WCI  23          
WHEELING       CLOUDY    34  21  59 CALM      30.41R                  
MORRIS*        CLOUDY    30  25  83 E10       30.37S WCI  21          
ROMEOVILLE*    MOCLDY    27  24  87 E6        30.39S WCI  20          
NORTHERLY ISL    N/A     33  21  61 E10         N/A  WCI  25          

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 400am CST, Thursday November 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 29 degrees north, near 27 degrees central, and near 25 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the east at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 23 degrees north. Winds are from the east at 6 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 20 degrees central. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 120/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 25 degrees at Mount Vernon and Bloomington.

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

359 AM CST Thu Nov 22 2018 /459 AM EST Thu Nov 22 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

  Elevated Snow Risk.
  Elevated Lakeshore Flood Risk

  Elevated Lakeshore Flood Risk


  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For KANKAKEE County, IL
341 AM CST Thu Nov 22 2018

Partly sunny until late afternoon then clearing. Highs in the lower 40s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly clear. Temperatures nearly steady in the mid 30s. South winds 10 to 15 mph.

Partly sunny. Highs around 50. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Light rain. Lows in the lower 40s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of light rain in the morning. Highs around 50. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Cloudy. Chance of rain in the morning, then rain in the afternoon. Highs around 50. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Cloudy. Light rain and light snow likely in the evening, then a chance of light snow after midnight. Lows in the upper 20s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Mostly cloudy. Chance of light snow in the morning. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows around 20. Highs in the lower 30s.

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 
                NOV 27-DEC 1 NOV 29-DEC 5    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above      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

Thursday November 22, 2018 the 326th Day of Year

Declination -20.330000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 07:52 EST Set 17:38 EST
Transit Meridian 12:45 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:24 EST Ends 18:07 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

An observer at Boston MA recorded a "great tempest of wind and rain from
the southeast all night, as fierce as a hurricane, and thereupon followed
the highest tide which we have seen since our arrival here". (David Ludlum)
Extremely destructive Santa Ana winds blew from Oxnard to San Diego and
inland parts of southern California. The high winds produced a 28,000 acre
brush fire on a 40-mile front west of Crystal Lake. People were ordered off
streets in some areas due to flying debris. (21st-22nd) (The Weather
Over two inches of rainfall was received at the Jackson, KY Weather Office and 
the London, KY Corbin Airport in 1991. London measured 2.18 inches of 
rain...while Jackson picked up 2.99 inches of precipitation. Both amounts 
established new daily rainfall records for November 22nd.

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