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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
508 AM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

Mostly clear skies were seen across central and southeast 
Illinois, through the early morning hours. Temperatures across 
the area at 4 a.m., ranged from 34 degrees at Champaign and 
Robinson, to 43 degrees at Jacksonville and Springfield.

High pressure over the Ohio Valley will keep dry weather across 
the Midwest today with temperatures rising slightly above normal.
A cold front will move through the region by early Tuesday,
bringing a return to cooler temperatures, but any precipitation is
expected to remain in the far upper Midwest.

High temperatures today, will range from the 50s across 
Wisconsin, to 70 degrees across central Missouri.

Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper 20s in
northwest Wisconsin, to the mid 40s in southern Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For MCLEAN County
Issued at 500 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018

CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PONTIAC        FAIR      41  32  69 SW5       30.08S                  
BLOOMINGTON    FAIR      41  31  67 SW15      30.09F                  
DECATUR        FAIR      40  29  64 SW12      30.12F                  
PEORIA         FAIR      38  31  76 S5        30.08F WCI  34          
LACON*         FAIR      42  31  65 SW7       30.05F                  
LINCOLN*       FAIR      39  33  77 S7        30.11S WCI  34          
SPRINGFIELD    FAIR      43  33  68 SW9       30.11F                  
TAYLORVILLE    FAIR      39  31  73 S7        30.14S WCI  34          

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 500am CDT, Monday October 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 39 degrees north. Current sky condition is fair north. In the north, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are unavailable south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 240/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 39 degrees at Rockford and O'Hare Airport.


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 MCLEAN County,IL

442 AM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be required.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MCLEAN County, IL
340 AM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

TODAY
Not as cool. Sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Cooler, sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.

SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the lower 50s. Lows in the upper 30s.

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 
               OCT 27-OCT 31 OCT 29-NOV 4    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
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   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 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

Monday October 22, 2018 the 295th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.390000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:17 EDT Set 19:09 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:51 EDT Ends 19:35 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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OCTOBER 22ND
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1965...
The temperature soared to 104 degrees at San Diego CA. Southern California
was in the midst of a late October heat wave that year. Los Angeles had ten
consecutive days with afternoon highs reaching 100 degrees. (David Ludlum)
(The Weather Channel)
...1985...
A guest on the top floor of a hotel in Seattle WA was seriously injured
while talking on the phone when lightning struck. Several persons are
killed each year when the electrical charge from a lightning bolt travels
via telephone wiring. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Yakutat AK surpassed their previous all-time yearly precipitation total of
190 inches. Monthly records were set in June with 17 inches, in September
with 70 inches, and in October with more than 40 inches. (Sandra and TI
Richard Sanders - 1987)
Twenty-two cities in the eastern U.S., most of them in the southeast
states, reported record low temperatures for the date. Morning lows of 30
degrees at Athens GA, 28 degrees at Birmingham AL, and 23 degrees at Pinson
AL, were the coldest of record for so early in the season. (The National
Weather Summary)
Showers produced heavy rain in southern California, with amounts ranging up
to five inches at Blue Jay. Flash flooding resulted in two deaths, ten
injuries, and more than a million dollars damage. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
A "nor'easter" swept across the coast of New England. Winds gusted to 75
mph, and large waves and high tides caused extensive shoreline flooding. A
heavy wet snow blanketed much of eastern New York State, with a foot of
snow reported in Lewis County. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1989...
A storm system moving out of the Gulf of Alaska brought rain to the
Northern and Central Pacific Coast Region, with snow in some of the
mountains of Oregon, and wind gusts to 60 mph along the Oregon coast. Six
cities in Florida reported record low temp-eratures for the date, including
Tallahassee with a reading of 34 degrees. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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