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Regional Hourly Observations For MACOUPIN County
Issued at 100 AM CDT MON JUL 23 2018
CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PONTIAC N/A 63 63 99 N3 29.95S DECATUR FAIR 67 67 100 N9 29.91F PEORIA FAIR 67 66 97 NW5 29.96R 6HR MIN TEMP: 67; 6HR MAX TEMP: 74; LACON* FAIR 64 64 100 CALM 29.95S FOG LINCOLN* FAIR 67 67 98 N3 29.94S SPRINGFIELD FAIR 68 68 100 NW7 29.94S 6HR MIN TEMP: 68; 6HR MAX TEMP: 77; TAYLORVILLE FAIR 66 66 100 NW8 29.93R 6HR MIN TEMP: 66; 6HR MAX TEMP: 73;
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 100am CDT, Monday July 23, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 65 degrees north, near 67 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 3 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 310/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 61 degrees at Rochelle and 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 MACOUPIN County,IL
407 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018 DAY ONE Tonight No hazardous weather is expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday There will be a chance for thunderstorms across portions of the area each day from Thursday through Saturday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For MACOUPIN County, IL
1250 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Normal Normal Normal Normal .... 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 July 23, 2018 the 204th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 19.870000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:50 EDT Set 21:20 EDT Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:21 EDT Ends 21:50 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
//////////////////////// JULY 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1788... A weather diary kept by George Washington recorded that the center of a hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon home. The hurricane crossed eastern North Carolina and Virginia before moving into the Central Appalachians. Norfolk VA reported houses destroyed, trees uprooted, and crops leveled to the ground. (David Ludlum) ...1898... A two hour thunderstorm deluged Atlanta GA with 4.32 inches of rain. More than a foot of water flooded Union Depot. Many street car motors burned out while trying to run through flooded streets. It grew so dark before the afternoon storm that gas lights were needed. (The Weather Channel) ...1923... Sheridan WY was drenched with 4.41 inches of rain, an all-time 24 hour record for that location. Associated flooding washed out 20 miles of railroad track. (22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Thunderstorms produced a record ten inches of rain in six and a half hours at Minneapolis MN, including 5.26 inches in two hours. Flash flooding claimed two lives and caused 21.3 million dollars damage. Streets in Minneapolis became rushing rivers, parking lots became lakes, and storm sewers spouted like geysers. A tornado hit Maple Grove MN causing five million dollars damage. Baseball size hail was reported at Olivia MN. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Thunderstorms produced severe weather in Lower Michigan and northern Ohio, over eastern sections of the Dakotas, and over the Central High Plains Region. Showers and thunderstorms soaked Wilmington NC with another two inches of rain, following six and a half inches the previous day. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Morning thunderstorms in the central U.S. drenched central Oklahoma with up to six inches of rain. Afternoon thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 85 mph at Fort Smith AR. Evening thunderstorms over Florida spawned a tornado which touched down three times in south Fort Myers causing nearly three quarters of a million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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