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Regional Hourly Observations For MCLEAN County
Issued at 800 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018
CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PONTIAC FAIR 82 77 85 W3 29.93S HX 90 BLOOMINGTON FAIR 81 74 79 E3 29.95S HX 86 DECATUR MOCLDY 81 77 88 CALM 29.93S HX 88 PEORIA FAIR 83 74 74 W3 29.93S HX 89 LACON* FAIR 83 75 76 CALM 29.92S HX 90 LINCOLN* FAIR 82 76 79 CALM 29.93S HX 90 SPRINGFIELD MOCLDY 83 77 82 N3 29.93S HX 92 TAYLORVILLE FAIR 81 77 88 CALM 29.93S HX 88
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 800pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 84 degrees north and near 85 degrees central. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north and mostly cloudy central. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. The heat index is near 89 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 78 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees central. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and unavailable south. Winds are from the east at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 3 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 85 degrees at Springfield and Decatur. The lowest temperature is CALM 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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time),Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For MCLEAN County,IL
303 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018 DAY ONE TONIGHTIsolated to scattered thunderstorms remain possible this evening. A few of the storms may be capable of strong wind gusts. Locally heavy rainfall would also be possible. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY Thunderstorm chances will persist into Monday. Additional thunderstorms are possible Thursday through Saturday. At this time, it appears the threat for widespread severe weather is low. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For MCLEAN County, IL
349 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 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 21-25 JUL 23-29 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Normal Above 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
Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.360000 Distance 0.999715 AU Rise 06:44 EDT Set 21:26 EDT Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:13 EDT Ends 21:56 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 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1916... A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22 inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum) ...1954... The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel) ...1983... The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S. Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July. Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky