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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
847 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

An increase of clouds over the evening was seen throughout central
Illinois, with a few locations reporting rainfall. Temperatures
after sunset Sunday were falling into the 70s.

Light winds overnight, along with some cloud coverage, will hold
temperatures in the low 70s throughout the Midwest. Light showers
will be possible overnight, as the warm and humid conditions hold
overhead. As a cold front approaches the region Monday, more 
widespread rainfall will be possible. Behind the front, drier 
weather and lower humidities will arrive Tuesday and last through 
Wednesday.

Lows tonight, will range from the upper 50s and lower 60s across 
northwest sections of Iowa and Wisconsin, to the middle 70s across
southern Missouri and the lower Ohio River Valley. Highs Monday
will return to the mid and upper 80s, with humidity increasing
through the day.

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Regional Hourly Observations For KENDALL County
Issued at 1100 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018

NORTHEAST ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHICAGO-OHARE  FAIR      81  71  71 SE3       29.95R HX  85           
CHICAGO-MIDWAY FAIR      82  73  74 CALM      29.95R HX  87           
AURORA         FAIR      75  74  96 CALM      29.96R                  
LANSING*       FAIR      77  74  91 CALM      29.95F                  
JOLIET*        FAIR      77  75  93 CALM      29.96R                  
WAUKEGAN       FAIR      73  71  93 CALM      29.95R                  
DUPAGE AIRPORT FAIR      77  74  90 CALM      29.95S                  
KANKAKEE*      FAIR      78  74  88 SW3       29.97S HX  80           
WHEELING       FAIR      78  73  84 CALM      29.97R HX  81           
MORRIS*        FAIR      76  74  95 CALM      29.95S                  
ROMEOVILLE*    FAIR      76  71  85 W3        29.96S                  
NORTHERLY ISL    N/A     74  71  91 SE1         N/A                   

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 1100pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 74 degrees north, near 75 degrees central, and near 74 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 91%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 75 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 120/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 71 degrees at Paris.


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

337 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018 /437 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Weather hazards expected  

  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.

DISCUSSION  

An isolated thunderstorm or two is possible through the evening.
Severe storms are not expected.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

Monday  
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  Limited Excessive Heat Risk.
Tuesday  
  Limited Lakeshore Flood Risk
  High Swim Risk
Wednesday  
  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
Thursday through Saturday  
  Elevated Thunderstorm Risk.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

  Variable storm motion 10 mph or less.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For KENDALL County, IL
847 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs around 80.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows around 60. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs around 80. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with chance of showers. Lows in the mid 60s. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny with chance of showers. Highs around 80. Chance of precipitation 40 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
                             ILLINOIS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 21-25    JUL 23-29    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  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

Monday July 16, 2018 the 197th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 21.200000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:44 EDT Set 21:25 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:14 EDT Ends 21:56 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

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JULY 16TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1920...
A severe hailstorm over parts of Antelope and Boone counties in Nebraska
stripped trees of bark and foliage, ruined roofs, and broke nearly every
window facing north. (The Weather Channel)
...1946...
The temperature at Medford OR soared to an all-time high of 115 degrees to
begin a two week heat wave. During that Oregon heat wave the mercury hit
100 degrees at Sexton Summit for the only time in forty years of records.
(David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel)
...1975...
An early afternoon thunderstorm raked the east side of Tucson AZ with gale
force winds, heavy rain, and numerous lightning strikes. A thirteen year
old boy was swept through a forty foot long culvert by raging waters before
being rescued. (The Weather Channel)
...1979...
An intense thunderstorm dropped as much as 7 inches of rain in a three hour 
period over portions of southeastern pike county. two residents lost their lives 
as the car they were in was washed off the road. a young boy also died while 
being evacuated from his home. forty businesses and 2560 homes were 
affected...amounting to 7 million dollars in damage. (NWS JKL)
...1987...
Showers and thundestorms in the southwestern U.S. ended a record string of
thirty-nine consecutive days of 100 degree heat at Tucson AZ. A
thunderstorm at Bullhead City AZ produced wind gusts to 70 mph reducing the
visibility to near zero in blowing dust. Southerly winds gusting to 40 mph
pushed temperature readings above 100 degrees in the Northern Plains. Rapid
City SD reported a record high of 106 degrees, following a record low of 39
degrees just three days earlier. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1988...
Thirty-seven cities in the eastern U.S. reported record high temperatures
for the date. Highs of 96 degrees at Bluefield WV and 104 degrees at
Charleston WV were all-time records, and afternoon highs of 98 degrees at
Binghamton NY, 99 degrees at Elkins WV, and 103 degrees at Pittsburgh PA,
tied all-time records. Highs of 104 degrees at Baltimore MD and 105
degrees at Parkersburg WV were records for July, and Beckley WV equalled
their record for July with a high of 94 degrees. Martinsburg WV was the hot
spot in the nation with a reading of 107 degrees. Afternoon and evening
thunderstorms raked the northeastern U.S. with large hail and damaging
winds. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms developing along a stationary front drenched the
Middle Atlantic Coast States with heavy rain, causing flooding in some
areas. More than five inches of rain was reported near Madison VA and
Ferncliff VA. Hot weather prevailed in Texas. San Angelo reported a record
high of 106 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)


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