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Regional Hourly Observations For LAKE County
Issued at 100 PM CST SAT NOV 17 2018
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CHICAGO-OHARE LGT SNOW 33 31 92 N10 30.29S FOG WCI 25 CHICAGO-MIDWAY LGT SNOW 35 32 88 N9 30.29S FOG WCI 28 AURORA LGT SNOW 33 30 88 N10 30.28F VSB 1 WCI 25 LANSING* LGT RAIN 36 34 92 N6 30.29S WCI 31 JOLIET* DRIZZLE 36 35 98 NE7 30.29S WCI 30 WAUKEGAN CLOUDY 33 28 81 N6 30.29F WCI 28 DUPAGE AIRPORT LGT SNOW 33 31 92 N9 30.28F VSB 1 WCI 25 KANKAKEE* DRIZZLE 37 34 89 N8 30.28F WCI 31 WHEELING CLOUDY 34 30 85 N7 30.31F WCI 28 MORRIS* LGT RAIN 36 34 95 NE5 30.28S WCI 32 ROMEOVILLE* LGT RAIN 34 33 98 NE10 30.29S WCI 26 NORTHERLY ISL N/A 36 34 92 N10 N/A WCI 28
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 100pm CST, Saturday November 17, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 32 degrees north, near 36 degrees central, and near 55 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 63%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are from the north at 14 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 22 degrees north. Winds are from the northeast at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 27 degrees central. Winds are from the south at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. 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 340/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 30 degrees at Freeport.
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 LAKE County,IL
317 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018 /417 AM EST Sat Nov 17 2018/ DAY ONE Today and Tonight. Weather hazards expectedLimited Snow Risk. DISCUSSION Snow, mainly light to moderate, will continue this morning, especially along and north of I-80. Minor accumulation will occur, with some locations possibly topping two inches. Slowed and possibly at times hazardous travel may be encountered this morning. Light snow is likely to become more widespread again tonight but this time south of I-80. Minor accumulation is likely, mainly one inch or less. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. Sunday Morning Limited Snow Risk. DISCUSSION: Light snow is likely to continue for some locations south of I-80 Sunday morning with minor accumulation. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For LAKE County, IL
1247 PM CST Sat Nov 17 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY NOV 22-26 NOV 24-30 DEC DEC18-FEB19 ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Below Below .... 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
Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -19.210000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:47 EST Set 17:41 EST Transit Meridian 12:44 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 EST Ends 18:09 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
NOVEMBER 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1869... Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David Ludlum) ...1927... A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1953... The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43 inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49 mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky