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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
509 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Clear skies, light winds, and chilly temperatures were seen across
central and southeast Illinois early this morning. Temperatures
around the area early this morning, were mostly in the mid to 
upper 20s.

A fast moving disturbance will track southeast from Iowa into
southern Illinois today, bringing a chance for scattered rain 
showers. A larger storm system will begin to impact the Midwest 
tomorrow, and linger into Saturday. Strong low pressure will 
spread rain and snow across the region. Several inches of snow 
accumulation is possible from northeast Iowa, southeast into 
portions of northern Illinois, and Indiana, for tomorrow night and
Saturday. Farther south, rain totals in excess of one inch are 
possible, for central and southern Illinois.

Highs today, will range from the mid 40s across southeast
Wisconsin and eastern Indiana, to the mid 60s across western
Missouri. Lows tonight, will range from the low 20s in eastern
Wisconsin, to the upper 40s in southwest Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For KENDALL County
Issued at 900 AM CDT THU MAR 22 2018

CHICAGO-OHARE  FAIR      33  20  58 N7        30.34R WCI  27          
CHICAGO-MIDWAY FAIR      34  23  64 N7        30.35R WCI  28          
AURORA         FAIR      32  25  75 W5        30.36R WCI  27          
LANSING*       FAIR      32  26  78 N5        30.34S WCI  28          
JOLIET*        FAIR      33  23  68 N5        30.37R WCI  28          
WAUKEGAN       FAIR      32  22  66 W5        30.33S WCI  27          
DUPAGE AIRPORT FAIR      31  23  72 N6        30.34R WCI  25          
KANKAKEE*      FAIR      32  25  76 NW6       30.37R WCI  26          
WHEELING       FAIR      33  23  66 NW7       30.36R WCI  27          
MORRIS*        FAIR      32  26  80 W3        30.36R                  
ROMEOVILLE*    FAIR      31  23  70 N6        30.35S WCI  26          
NORTHERLY ISL    N/A     34  23  64 N9          N/A  WCI  27          

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 900am CDT, Thursday March 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 33 degrees north and near 37 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Winds are from the north at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 27 degrees north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 37 degrees at Mount Vernon, Marion, and Alton. The lowest temperature is 33 degrees at Rockford and O'Hare Airport.

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 KENDALL County,IL

424 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018 /524 AM EDT Thu Mar 22 2018/

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight.

Flooding is expected along portions of the Kankakee River.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Friday through Wednesday.

Friday Night  
  Elevated Snow Risk.
  Elevated Ice Accumulation Risk.
  Elevated Snow Risk.
  Limited Ice Accumulation Risk.
  Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk.


A winter storm will impact the region Friday night into 
Saturday with at least minor snow across much of the area. 
The heavy snow is most favored south of a line from Rockford 
to the southern Chicago metro to Rensselaer. In addition, some 
areas well south of Interstate 80 may see minor ice accumulation.

Portions of the Kankakee River will remain in flood.


Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For KENDALL County, IL
408 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018


Sunny until late afternoon then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the upper 20s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s. East winds 10 to 15 mph.

Cloudy. Chance of light snow and light rain in the evening, then snow after midnight. Several inches of accumulation possible. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Cloudy. Snow in the morning, then a chance of light snow and light rain in the afternoon. Several inches of accumulation possible. Highs in the upper 30s. East winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s.

Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s.

Rain. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.

Rain. Highs in the mid 50s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows in the upper 30s.

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 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 
               MAR 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Below      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      

....  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 March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.020000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:58 EDT Set 19:14 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 19:40 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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