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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
914 PM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

Clear skies were seen across central and southeast Illinois, 
through the late evening hours. Temperatures across the area at 9
p.m., ranged from 37 degrees at Paris, to 47 degrees at 
Jacksonville.

High pressure over the Ohio Valley will keep the weather quiet
across the Midwest into Monday. Temperatures will warm up nicely
on Monday. While a cold front moves through the region by early
Tuesday, it will bring little more than cooler temperatures with
it. 

Overnight low temperatures, will range from the lower 30s across
Wisconsin, to the middle 40s across west central Missouri.

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

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Regional Hourly Observations For MONROE County
Issued at 100 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018

SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ALTON          PTCLDY    41  32  69 S7        30.17S                  
BELLEVILLE     CLEAR     40  31  69 S6        30.18S                  
CAHOKIA*       CLEAR     43  30  60 S3        30.17F                  
SPARTA*        CLEAR     41  32  71 S9        30.21F                  

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 October 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 36 degrees north, near 41 degrees central, and near 33 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 57%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. Winds are from the south at 6 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 31 degrees north. Winds are from the southwest at 13 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 230/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 31 degrees at Harrisburg.


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 MONROE County,IL

332 PM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MONROE County, IL
1251 AM CDT Mon Oct 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Near steady temperature in the upper 30s. Light wind.

MONDAY
Warmer, sunny. High around 70. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Clear. Low in the lower 40s. Light wind.

TUESDAY
Sunny. High in the lower 60s. North wind around 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Low in the mid 30s. Light wind.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the upper 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Low around 40.

THURSDAY
Mostly cloudy. High in the lower 50s.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 30s. High in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Low in the lower 40s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. High in the upper 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Low in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY
Partly sunny. High in the upper 50s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon.

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