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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
324 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

Cloudy condtions were seen across locations, mainly north of I 74,
through the afternoon hours. elsewhere party to mostly sunny 
skies were the rule. Temperatures around the area at 3 p.m., 
ranged from 27 degrees at Galesburg, to 39 degrees at 

A winter storm will move through the Midwest beginning overnight
tonight. The storm will spread a wintry mix of precipitation 
across the Midwest. Two to four inches of snow is forecast for 
locations northwest of the Illinois River by Sunday morning. For 
the locations to the southeast of the river, one to two inches of 
snow are expected, along with light icing from freezing rain. 

Overnight low temperatures, will range from the single digits 
above zero across northern Wisconsin, to the middle 30s across 
southeast Missouri and much of Kentucky.

High temperatures on Sunday, will range from the 20s across 
Wisconsin and Iowa, to the lower 50s across the Missouri bootheel.

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Regional Hourly Observations For KANKAKEE County
Issued at 500 PM CST SAT FEB 16 2019

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 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 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 expected  

  Limited Snow Risk.


Light snow will begin to overspread northern Illinois tonight, 
with minor snow accumulations likely.

Flooding will continue on portions of the Illinois and Kankakee 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

  Elevated Snow Risk.
  Limited Snow Risk.


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 activation will not be necessary through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For KANKAKEE County, IL
300 PM CST Sat Feb 16 2019

Mostly cloudy. Light snow after midnight. Snow accumulation up to 1 inch. Temperatures nearly steady in the mid 20s. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Light snow. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Total snow accumulation 2 to 3 inches. Highs around 30. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light snow. Lows in the lower 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light snow in the morning. Highs in the lower 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Lows 16 to 20. North winds around 5 mph.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.

Mostly cloudy. Light snow likely after midnight. Lows in the mid 20s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

Cloudy. Light snow likely in the morning. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of light snow and light rain in the evening. Lows in the lower 20s.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. Lows 15 to 19.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Mostly cloudy. Chance of light rain and light snow in the morning, then a chance of light rain in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 40s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

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 
                   FEB 22-26 FEB 24-MAR 2    FEB       FEB-APR                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Below      Below                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above      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

Saturday February 16, 2019 the 47th Day of Year

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

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)
The temperature at Pokegama Dam MN plunged to 59 degrees below zero to
establish a state record. (David Ludlum)
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