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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

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 MACOUPIN County
Issued at 100 AM CDT WED OCT 24 2018

PONTIAC        FAIR      33  32  99 CALM      30.39R                  
BLOOMINGTON    FAIR      36  29  75 E3        30.38R                  
DECATUR        FAIR      33  27  78 NE3       30.37R                  
PEORIA         FAIR      37  32  82 E6        30.38R WCI  32          
6HR MIN TEMP:  35; 6HR MAX TEMP:  47;                                

LACON*         FAIR      33  31  90 CALM      30.38R                  
LINCOLN*       FAIR      35  30  81 NE3       30.38R                  
SPRINGFIELD    FAIR      32  32 100 CALM      30.37R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  32; 6HR MAX TEMP:  44;                                

TAYLORVILLE    FAIR      37  29  74 CALM      30.37R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  33; 6HR MAX TEMP:  46;                                

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 100am CDT, Wednesday October 24, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 38 degrees north. Current sky condition is fair north. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 35 degrees. Winds are from the north at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 34 degrees north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are unavailable south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 44 degrees at Waukegan. The lowest temperature is 30/ 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 MACOUPIN County,IL

400 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 activation is not anticipated tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For MACOUPIN County, IL
1250 AM CDT Wed Oct 24 2018

Clear. Low in the lower 30s. Light wind.

Mostly sunny. High in the upper 50s. East wind around 10 mph.

Partly cloudy until early morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Low in the upper 30s. Light wind.

Mostly cloudy. High in the lower 50s. Light wind.

Cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening, then rain likely after midnight. Low around 40. Light wind. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning. High in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. Low around 40.

Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain. High in the mid 50s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy. Low around 40.

Rain likely. High in the lower 50s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain. Low around 40.

Partly cloudy. High in the mid 50s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon.

Mostly clear. Low in the upper 30s. High around 60.

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
                 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

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

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)
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)
A snow squall in Buffalo NY tied up traffic in six inches of slush. (David
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)
Sacramento CA reported a barometric pressure of 29.42 inches, to establish
a record for October. (The Weather Channel)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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