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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
859 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

Mostly cloudy skies, northwest winds, gusty at times, and
seasonably cool temperatures were seen across central and 
southeast Illinois this evening. Some showers were seen across 
the east central part of the state at late evening. Temperatures 
around the area at 8 PM, ranged from 70 degrees at Olney and 
Mattoon, to 75 degrees at Rantoul.

As the upper level slides east from southern Ohio overnight, the 
chance for scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms will 
end across the Midwest. Dry weather and seasonal temperatures will
be seen on Monday to start the work week. Temperatures and 
humidity will increase across the region through mid week.

Low temperatures overnight, will range from the middle 50s in
northern Wisconsin, to the upper 60s across southeast Missouri, 
southern Illinois, and far western Kentucky.

High temperatures on Monday, will range from the middle 70s in
northeastern Indiana, to the upper 80s in northwest Missouri.

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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 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, 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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MACOUPIN County, IL
1250 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Near steady temperature in the mid 60s. Light wind.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the lower 80s. North wind around 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the mid 80s. Light wind in the morning becoming north around 10 mph in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s. Light wind.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the upper 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. High in the mid 80s. Low in the lower 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the lower 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the lower 60s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High around 80.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s. High around 80.

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 
                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 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

Monday July 23, 2018 the 204th Day of Year

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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

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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)


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