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Regional Hourly Observations For PEORIA County
Issued at 500 AM CST SUN DEC 17 2017
CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PONTIAC CLOUDY 30 28 90 CALM 30.06R BLOOMINGTON CLOUDY 39 30 70 SW12 30.05R WCI 32 DECATUR CLOUDY 41 30 65 SW10 N/A PEORIA CLOUDY 37 29 72 CALM 30.03F LACON* CLOUDY 28 25 89 CALM 30.04S LINCOLN* CLOUDY 40 32 74 S5 30.04F SPRINGFIELD CLOUDY 44 30 57 S9 30.07F TAYLORVILLE CLOUDY 38 31 74 S6 30.08R WCI 34
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 500am CST, Sunday December 17, 2017
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 41 degrees central, and near 41 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 65%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 33 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the northeast at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 27 degrees north. Winds are from the southwest at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 45 degrees at Pittsfield. The lowest temperature is 27 degrees at Lansing.
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 PEORIA County,IL
534 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017 DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHTNo 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 through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For PEORIA County, IL
341 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 22-26 DEC 24-30 DEC DEC-FEB ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Normal Normal Precipitation: Normal Normal Normal Above .... 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 December 17, 2017 the 351th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.380000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 08:15 EST Set 17:36 EST Transit Meridian 12:55 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:45 EST Ends 18:06 EST 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
DECEMBER 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1884... A three week blockade of snow began at Portland OR. A record December total of 34 inches was received. (David Ludlum) ...1924... A severe icestorm struck central Illinois. It coated the ground with nearly two inches of glaze at Springfield. The storm caused 21 million dollars damage along with much hardship. Ice was on the trees until the 4th of January, and electricity was not restored until January 10th. (David Ludlum) ...1929... An icestorm in western New York State resulted in much damage and hardship. A Buffalo report stated, "one was kept awake by the breaking limbs, which snapped off with a report much louder than a rifle shot." (17th-18th) (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A storm in the southwestern U.S. brought heavy rain and heavy snow to parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Charleston NV was blanketed with 12 inches of snow. Lake Havasu City AZ was drenched with 2.26 inches of rain. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Squalls brought locally heavy snow to the southeastern shores of Lake Michigan. Totals in Michigan ranged up to 14 inches at Harvey. Totals in Ohio ranged up to 16 inches at Chardon. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... Twenty-one cities from Kentucky to Pennsylvania reported record low temperatures for the date, including Columbus OH with a reading of 12 degrees below zero. Heavy snow continued in the Colorado Rockies. Vail received 65 inches of snow between the 14th and the 18th of December. Steamboat Springs was buried under 74 inches, and reported a total of 108 inches of snow between the 10th and the 18th of the month. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky