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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 KNOX County
Issued at 900 AM CDT THU MAR 22 2018

QUINCY         MOSUNNY   37  26  64 NE3       30.37R                  
GALESBURG*     FAIR      38  32  78 CALM      30.37R                  
MACOMB*        MOSUNNY   35  27  73 N3        30.39R                  
JACKSONVILLE*  SUNNY     37  25  62 N3        30.37R                  
PITTSFIELD*    MOSUNNY   38  27  64 CALM      30.38S                  

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 KNOX County,IL

509 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018


No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 


Rain with periods of wet snow are possible Friday night through
Saturday. Minor accumulations are possible.


Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For KNOX County, IL
349 AM CDT Thu Mar 22 2018

Mostly sunny. Highs around 50. West winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds up to 5 mph shifting to the east after midnight.

Partly sunny in the morning, then cloudy with rain likely in the afternoon. Highs around 50. East winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Rain. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.

Colder. Rain, possibly mixed with snow. Moderate snow accumulations. Near steady temperature in the mid 30s. East winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.

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

Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. Lows around 30.

Partly sunny in the morning then becoming cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain. Highs in the lower 50s.

Rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the upper 50s. Chance of rain 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows around 40.

Partly sunny. 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