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Regional Hourly Observations For LAKE County
Issued at 900 PM CST MON FEB 19 2018
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CHICAGO-OHARE LGT RAIN 57 54 89 S20G25 29.81R CHICAGO-MIDWAY LGT RAIN 58 56 93 S17G25 29.82F AURORA RAIN 50 50 100 S13 29.81R VSB 1/4 LANSING* RAIN 56 56 100 S13 29.86R JOLIET* TSTM 60 59 96 S15G23 29.85R WAUKEGAN CLOUDY 56 55 97 S16G28 29.79S DUPAGE AIRPORT CLOUDY 54 54 100 S13 29.80S FOG KANKAKEE* TSTM 58 58 97 SW8G21 29.87S WHEELING LGT RAIN 58 57 97 S15G24 29.81S MORRIS* TSTM 57 56 97 S18G29 29.83R ROMEOVILLE* TSTM 57 55 95 SW25G31 29.83R NORTHERLY ISL N/A 58 55 90 S17 N/A
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 900pm CST, Monday February 19, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 48 degrees north, near 64 degrees central, and near 66 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 47 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 59 degrees. Visibility is less than one mile north. Winds are from the south at 12 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the south at 20 mph with gusts at 28 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the south at 14 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. 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 68 degrees at Salem, Harrisburg, and Centralia. The lowest temperature is 46 degrees at Rochelle.
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
423 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018 /523 PM EST Mon Feb 19 2018/ DAY ONE Tonight. WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED: Significant Flooding Risk. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Fog Risk. DISCUSSION: Periods of showers and some thunderstorms are likely tonight with locally heavy rainfall likely, especially north of I-80. The heavy rain will likely result in flooding, potentially significant. Also, some locally dense fog is possible tonight, mainly near the Wisconsin border. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday. TuesdaySignificant Flooding Risk. Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Elevated Ice Accumulation Risk. Wednesday Limited Ice Accumulation Risk. DISCUSSION: Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will produce widespread heavy rainfall Tuesday over the entire outlook area and south of I-80 into Tuesday night. Flooding, potentially quite significant in some areas, is likely to result from the heavy rain. Rain could change to a several hour period of freezing rain before ending Tuesday night. Some ice accumulation is possible, mainly on elevated objects like trees, power lines, and untreated bridge decks. Many rivers will remain in flood through the week. Some rivers may reach major flood stage. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For LAKE County, IL
837 PM CST Mon Feb 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY FEB 25-MAR 1 FEB 27-MAR 5 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Below Normal Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above .... 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
Monday February 19, 2018 the 50th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.910000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:46 EST Set 18:40 EST Transit Meridian 13:12 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 EST Ends 19:07 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
FEBRUARY 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1871... A. Lapham, in Cincinnati, wrote the first public weather forecast. ...1884... Severe thunderstorms spawned sixty tornadoes in the southeastern U.S., killing more than 420 persons and causing three million dollars damage. Georgia and the Carolinas hardest were hit in the tornado outbreak. (David Ludlum) ...1888... A tornado struck Mount Vernon IL. The tornado killed sixteen persons along its 62 mile path. (David Ludlum) ...1954... High winds across the southern half of the Great Plains, gusting to 85 mph, caused the worst duststorms since the 1930s. Graders were needed in places to clear fence high dirt drifts. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky