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Regional Hourly Observations For KANKAKEE County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT MON SEP 24 2018
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CHICAGO-OHARE PTSUNNY 74 60 61 E10 30.03F CHICAGO-MIDWAY NOT AVBL AURORA NOT AVBL WAUKEGAN PTSUNNY 66 60 81 E13 30.05F DUPAGE AIRPORT NOT AVBL WHEELING PTSUNNY 72 59 64 E8 30.06F NORTHERLY ISL N/A 65 60 84 E9 N/A
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Monday September 24, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 74 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 94%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the east at 10 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 110/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 66 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 KANKAKEE County,IL
434 AM CDT Mon Sep 24 2018 /534 AM EDT Mon Sep 24 2018/ DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expectedHigh Swim Risk DISCUSSION Dangerous swim conditions are expected at Lake Michigan beaches on the Illinois shore this morning. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday. Tuesday Elevated Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Sunday Limited Thunderstorm Risk. DISCUSSION: Scattered thunderstorms are likely Tuesday, especially during the afternoon and evening when some of the thunderstorms could become severe. The primary severe risk with these storms will be locally damaging winds in excess of 58 mph. While locally damaging winds will be the primary severe risk, there is a very small chance of large hail or perhaps even a tornado two. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For KANKAKEE County, IL
1110 AM CDT Mon Sep 24 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY SEP 29-OCT 3 OCT 1-OCT 7 SEP SEP-NOV ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Precipitation: Above 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
Monday September 24, 2018 the 267th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -0.840000 Distance 0.999719 AU Rise 07:49 EDT Set 19:52 EDT Transit Meridian 13:50 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:23 EDT Ends 20:18 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
SEPTEMBER 24TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1926... The temperature at Yellowstone Park dipped to nine degrees below zero. It was the coldest reading of record in the U.S. during September. Severe freezes were widespread over the northwestern U.S. causing great crop destruction. In Washington State, Spokane County experienced their earliest snow of record. Harney Branch Experiment Station in Oregon reported a temperature of 2 degrees above zero to establish a state record for the month of September. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1950... A smoke pall from western Canada forest fires covered much of the eastern U.S. Daylight was reduced to nighttime darkness in parts of the Northeast. The color of the sun varied from pink to purple, blue, or lavendar. Yellow to grey-tan was common. (24th-30th) (The Weather Channel) ...1972... Lightning struck a man near Waldport OR, a young man who it so happens was carrying thirty-five pieces of dynamite. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... The first full day of autumn proved to be a pleasant one for much of the nation, with sunny skies and mild temperatures. Thunderstorms again formed over Florida and the southwestern deserts, and also formed along a cold front in the northeastern U.S. A storm spotter at Earp CA sighted a couple of funnel clouds, one on the California side of the state line, and the other on the Arizona side. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms developing along a stationary front produced large hail and damaging winds in the southeastern U.S., with reports of severe weather most numerous in North Carolina. Golf ball size hail was reported at Tick Creek and a number of other locations in North Carolina. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Forty-seven cities between the Rockies and the Appalachians reported record low temperatures for the date. Lows of 38 degrees at Abilene TX, 34 degrees at Jackson KY, and 36 degrees at Midland TX established records for the month of September. The low of 36 degrees at Midland smashed their previous record for the date by thirteen degrees. Fayetteville AR and Springfield MO reported their earliest freeze of record. Thunderstorms produced torrential rains in northeastern Florida. Jacksonville was deluged with 11.40 inches of rain, and flash flooding resulted in two deaths. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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