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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
427 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

Mostly clear skies were seen across central and southeast
Illinois, through the overnight hours. Along with the clear skies,
widespread frost was reported at a few locations, as well.  
Temperatures across the area early this morning, ranged from 28
degrees at Champaign and Springfield, to 39 degrees at Flora.

Clouds will continue to impact locations along and south of I-70
this morning, before moving to the south and east. Clear skies 
and abundant sunshine will be seen across the region today, which
will allow temperatures to climb back into the 50s in many
locations. High pressure will hold sunshine and dry weather in 
place into the second half of the week.

High temperatures today, will range from the middle 40s across
Wisconsin, to the upper 50s across southwest Missouri.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from near 30 degrees across
Wisconsin, to the middle 40s across the Missouri bootheel.

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Regional Hourly Observations For MONTGOMERY County
Issued at 700 AM CDT TUE OCT 16 2018

CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PONTIAC        FAIR      34  33  98 SW9       30.26S WCI  26          
BLOOMINGTON    FAIR      30  28  92 SW7       30.28S WCI  23          
DECATUR        FAIR      30  27  88 SW7       30.31S WCI  23          
PEORIA         FAIR      31  29  92 SW6       30.27F WCI  25          
6HR MIN TEMP:  30; 6HR MAX TEMP:  35;                                

LACON*         FAIR      33  31  94 SW6       30.24F WCI  27          
LINCOLN*       FAIR      32  31  96 CALM      30.30S                  
SPRINGFIELD    FAIR      28  27  96 SW3       30.31F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  28; 6HR MAX TEMP:  36;                                

TAYLORVILLE    FAIR      28  28  99 SW3       30.32R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  28; 6HR MAX TEMP:  33;                                

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 700am CDT, Tuesday October 16, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 35 degrees north and near 37 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 29 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 37 degrees. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 28 degrees north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are from the north at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 34 degrees south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 230/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 32 degrees at Alton.


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 MONTGOMERY County,IL

354 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Major river flooding continues on portions of the Mississippi River
through the end of this week as a result of previously fallen rain. 
See the appropriate Flood Warnings and Flood Statements for specific 
details.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday.

Major river flooding continues on portions of the Mississippi River
through the end of this week as a result of previously fallen rain. 
See the appropriate Flood Warnings and Flood Statements for specific 
details.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MONTGOMERY County, IL
551 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018


FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING

TODAY
Partly cloudy in the morning and early afternoon then becoming sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. High in the upper 50s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Low in the upper 30s. Southwest wind around 10 mph in the evening shifting to the northwest after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. High in the mid 50s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Widespread frost after midnight. Low in the lower 30s. Light wind.

THURSDAY
Sunny. Widespread frost in the morning. High in the upper 50s. Light wind.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low around 40.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. High in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 40s.

SATURDAY
Breezy, sunny. High in the upper 50s. Temperature steady or slowly falling in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
Clear. Areas of frost. Low in the mid 30s. High in the lower 50s.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Low in the upper 30s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. High around 60.

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 21-25    OCT 23-29    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:      Below        Below                                            

....  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

Tuesday October 16, 2018 the 289th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -9.240000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:11 EDT Set 19:17 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:44 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:45 EDT Ends 19:44 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 16TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1780...
The most deadly Western Hemisphere hurricane on record raged across the 
Caribbean. It killed 22,000 people on the islands of Martinique, St. 
Eustatius, and Barbados. Thousands more died at sea. (NWS Louisville)
...1913...
The temperature in Downtown San Francisco soared to 101 degrees to equal
their record for October. (The Weather Channel)
...1925...
A family of tornadoes and downbursts moved over a 45 mile long path from 
Warren County through Edmonson County into Hart County. Two homes near 
Bowling Green were blown into the Barren River. A hotel was torn apart at 
Mammoth Cave National Park. (NWS Louisville)
...1937...
An unlikely winter-like storm produced as much as ten inches of snow in
Minnesota and Iowa.
...1987...
Ten cities in the southeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date. The low of 34 degrees at Augusta GA marked their third straight
morning of record cold. A cold front brought showers and thunderstorms to
parts of the central U.S. Lightning struck a bull and six cows under a tree
near Battiest OK. (The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Late afternoon thunderstorms produced severe weather in southwestern Lower
Michigan and northern Indiana. One thunderstorm spawned a tornado north of
Nappanee IN which caused half a million dollars damage. Six cities in
California reported record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon
high of 100 degrees at Red Bluff CA was the latest such reading of record
for so late in the autumn season. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Heavy snow blanketed the foothills of Colorado. Up to three inches was
reported around Denver. Echo Lake was buried under nineteen inches of snow.
Temperatures again warmed into the 80s and lower 90s in the eastern and
south central U.S. Thirteen cities reported record high temperatures for
the date, including Atlantic City NJ with a reading of 84 degrees. (Storm
Data) (The National Weather Summary)


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