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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1039 AM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

Foggy conditions developed across the region this morning as
moisture from melting snow evaporated into the lower atmosphere. 
Temperatures late this morning were working to pass the freezing 
mark.

Rain showers will shift south into central Illinois this 
afternoon, before temperatures drop this evening, changing 
precipitation to snow. Accumulations are expected to be less than 
1 inch across central Illinois, while some locations in northern 
Illinois could receive 2 inches. Behind this system, dry weather 
returns Sunday afternoon and lingers into next week. Temperatures 
will remain below normal through Tuesday, then return to normal by
Thanksgiving Day.

Highs today, will range from the middle 20s in northwest 
Wisconsin, to near 60 degrees across southern Missouri and the 
lower Ohio River Valley. Lows tonight will be in the teens across
northeast Iowa increasing to the mid 30s along the Ohio River
Valley.

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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 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 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 expected  

  Limited 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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LAKE County, IL
1247 PM CST Sat Nov 17 2018

THIS AFTERNOON
Cloudy. Temperatures nearly steady in the lower 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the morning becoming west in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH THANKSGIVING DAY
Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 40s. Lows in the upper 20s.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. A 40 percent chance of light rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s.

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 
                   NOV 22-26    NOV 24-30    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year

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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