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Regional Hourly Observations For MACOUPIN County
Issued at 500 PM CDT FRI MAR 23 2018
CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PONTIAC FAIR 47 19 31 E17 30.25F BLOOMINGTON FAIR 48 19 31 E14 30.22F DECATUR CLOUDY 51 20 29 E16 30.20F PEORIA FAIR 50 21 32 E15G21 30.19F LACON* FAIR 48 19 32 E13G20 30.22F LINCOLN* CLOUDY 51 24 34 E12G17 30.20F SPRINGFIELD CLOUDY 52 22 30 E15 30.18F TAYLORVILLE CLOUDY 49 28 43 E14 30.19F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 500pm CDT, Friday March 23, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 46 degrees north, near 51 degrees central, and near 49 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 31%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 29%, and the dew point is near 20 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 40 degrees. Winds are from the east at 15 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 16 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the east at 12 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 54 degrees at Galesburg. The lowest temperature is 35 degrees at Waukegan.
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
339 PM CDT Fri Mar 23 2018 DAY ONE Tonight There is a chance for thunderstorms tonight. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday There is a chance of thunderstorms Saturday. There is also a slight chance of thunderstorms from late Sunday night through Tuesday evening. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.
7-Day Forecast For MACOUPIN County, IL
336 PM CDT Fri Mar 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 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
Friday March 23, 2018 the 82th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.420000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:57 EDT Set 19:15 EDT Transit Meridian 13:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:31 EDT Ends 19:41 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 23RD HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1913... A vicious tornado hit the city of Omaha NE. The tornado struck during the late afternoon on Easter Sunday, and in just twelve minutes cut a swath of total destruction five miles long and two blocks wide across the city killing 94 persons and causing 3.5 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum) ...1916... Pocatello ID received a record 14.6 inches of snow in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel)
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