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Regional Hourly Observations For LIVINGSTON County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT SAT MAR 24 2018
CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PONTIAC SNOW 31 30 99 E31G37 30.08S VSB 1/2 WCI 15 BLOOMINGTON LGT SNOW 33 30 88 E29 29.99F VSB 1 WCI 19 DECATUR LGT RAIN 34 34 100 E26G35 29.93F WCI 21 PEORIA HVY RAIN 33 32 96 E22G33 29.98R FOG WCI 21 LACON* SNOW 30 29 96 E20G31 30.05R VSB 1/2 WCI 18 LINCOLN* CLOUDY 35 34 96 E26G35 29.93F WCI 22 SPRINGFIELD LGT RAIN 38 36 92 E21G29 29.89S FOG WCI 28 TAYLORVILLE CLOUDY 37 36 96 E22G36 29.86F WCI 26
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Saturday March 24, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 35 degrees north, near 34 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and drizzle south. In the north, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. Winds are from the east at 18 mph with gusts at 29 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 24 degrees north. Winds are from the east at 26 mph with gusts at 35 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. The wind chill is near 21 degrees central. Winds are from the east at 12 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to drizzle. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Metropolis. The lowest temperature is 30 degrees at Lacon.
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 LIVINGSTON County,IL
427 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018 /527 AM EDT Sat Mar 24 2018/ DAY ONE Today and Tonight. WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED: Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Non Thunderstorm Wind Risk. Elevated Ice Accumulation Risk. Significant Snow Risk. DISCUSSION: A late season winter storm will bring accumulating heavy, wet snow, and a bit of mixed snow, sleet and rain or freezing rain, to portions of the area generally along and south of a line from Sterling to Kankakee Illinois, and Lafayette Indiana. Significant snow accumulations, in excess of 6 inches, is likely across the southwestern parts of the outlook area, where a winter storm warning is in effect into this evening. Isolated lightning and thunder will accompany some of the heavy snowfall this morning. There will be a very sharp cut off in snowfall to the north of the above line. Many areas of far northern and northeast Illinois and parts of northwest Indiana north of the Kankakee River, will see little or no precipitation. East winds, gusting to 30 to 35 mph, can also be expected across the area today. Portions of the Kankakee River will remain in flood. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. Monday and TuesdayLimited Thunderstorm Risk. Portions of the Kankakee River will remain in flood. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For LIVINGSTON County, IL
1137 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Below Normal Precipitation: Normal Normal 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
Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.810000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:55 EDT Set 19:16 EDT Transit Meridian 13:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:29 EDT Ends 19:42 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
MARCH 24TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a record. By late February of that year Kansas City had received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel) ...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado (unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of the homes' rugs a mile away. (NWS Louisville) ...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark County KY), where most of the destruction and the five fatalities probably occurred. (NWS Louisville)
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