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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
853 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

Mostly clear skies, seasonably cool temperatures, and light 
winds, were seen across central and southeast Illinois this 
evening. Temperatures around the area at 8 PM, ranged from 38 
degrees at Lacon, to 49 degrees at Flora and Olney.

High pressure centered over the Upper Midwest today, will slowly 
shift southeast across the Great Lakes and Midwest, through mid 
week. This will bring dry weather, along with seasonably cool air.

Low temperatures overnight, will range from the mid 20s across 
the northern half of Wisconsin, to the middle 40s across southwest
Missouri.

High temperatures on Wednesday, will range from the mid 40s across
northeast Wisconsin, to the low 60s across southwest Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For LOGAN County
Issued at 1100 PM CDT TUE OCT 23 2018

CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PONTIAC        FAIR      34  32  93 SE3       30.37R                  
BLOOMINGTON    FAIR      37  28  70 NE3       30.36R                  
DECATUR        FAIR      37  28  70 NE3       30.36R                  
PEORIA         FAIR      38  33  82 CALM      30.36R                  
LACON*         FAIR      33  30  88 CALM      30.36R                  
LINCOLN*       FAIR      38  32  78 CALM      30.36R                  
SPRINGFIELD    FAIR      35  34  96 CALM      30.35R                  
TAYLORVILLE    FAIR      35  29  78 CALM      30.35R                  

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 1100pm CDT, Tuesday October 23, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 34 degrees north, near 37 degrees central, and near 32 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 48 degrees at Metropolis. The lowest temperature is 10/ degrees at Northerly Island.


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 LOGAN County,IL

301 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be required.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For LOGAN County, IL
311 PM CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. East winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. East winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Cloudy. Rain likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. East winds up to 5 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

FRIDAY
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Lows around 40.

SUNDAY
Rain showers likely. Highs in the lower 50s. Chance of showers 70 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the upper 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 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
                             ILLINOIS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                OCT 29-NOV 2 OCT 31-NOV 6    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:     Normal       Normal                                            
 Precipitation:      Above        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

Wednesday October 24, 2018 the 297th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -12.080000
Distance 0.999722 AU
Rise 08:20 EDT Set 19:06 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:53 EDT Ends 19:33 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

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OCTOBER 24TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1785...
A four day rain swelled the Merrimack River in New Hampshire and
Massachusetts to the greatest height of record causing extensive damage to
bridges and mills. (David Ludlum)
...1878...
A hurricane produced widespread damage across North Carolina, Virginia,
Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At Philadelphia PA, the hurricane
was the worst of record. (David Ludlum)
...1937...
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
Ludlum)
...1947...
The Bar Harbor holocaust occurred in Maine when forest fires consumed homes
and a medical research institute. The fires claimed 17 lives, and caused
thirty million dollars damage. (David Ludlum)
...1951...
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1969...
Unseasonably cold air gripped the northeastern U.S. Lows of 10 degrees at
Concord NH and 6 degrees at Albany NY established October records. (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Snow fell across northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin overnight,
with five inches reported at Poplar Lake MN and Gunflint Trail MN.
Thunderstorm rains caused flash flooding in south central Arizona, with
street flooding reported around Las Vegas NV. Strong northwesterly winds
gusting to 50 mph downed some trees and power lines in western Pennsylvania
and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1988...
Strong winds circulating around a deep low pressure centered produced snow
squalls in the Great Lakes Region, with six inches reported at Ironwood MI.
Wind gusts to 80 mph were reported at State College PA. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm in the western U.S. produced up to three feet of snow in the
mountains around Lake Tahoe, with 21 inches reported at Donner Summit.
Thunderstorms in northern California produced 3.36 inches of rain at
Redding to establish a 24 hour record for October, and bring their rainfall
total for the month to a record 5.11 inches. Chiefly "Indian Summer" type
weather prevailed across the rest of the nation. Fifteen cities in the
north central U.S. reported record high temperatures for the date as
readings soared into the 70s and 80s. Record highs included 74 degrees at
International Falls MN, and 86 degrees at Yankton SD. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...2001...
A severe weather outbreak occurred across the midwest. A major tornado outbreak 
occurred across parts of Indiana and Ohio. Trees were blown down all across 
eastern Kentucky. At the Hazard Technical College a brick wall was ripped from 
one end of the building and an empty tractor trailer was blown over damaging a 
nearby bulldozer. In Inez, the wind damage was so bad that it closed all 
businesses along main street. (NWS JKL)

Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky