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Regional Hourly Observations For PERRY County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT SUN MAY 27 2018
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE FAIR 87 72 60 SW6 29.91F HX 93 CAIRO* FAIR 85 73 67 SW5 29.92S HX 92 EFFINGHAM* FAIR 90 68 47 SE5 29.92F HX 94 MARION PTSUNNY 84 70 61 W7 29.92F HX 88 MT. VERNON FAIR 89 74 60 S5 29.90F HX 98 CENTRALIA* MOSUNNY 91 72 54 W7 29.90F HX 97 SALEM* FAIR 90 71 53 S8 29.91S HX 96 METROPOLIS* FAIR 88 69 53 CALM 29.93S HAZE HX 93
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Sunday May 27, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 90 degrees north, near 90 degrees central, and near 89 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 42%, and the dew point is near 64 degrees. The heat index is near 91 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 98 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and danger south. Winds are from the southwest at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 94 degrees at Peru. The lowest temperature is 80 degrees at Fairfield.
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 PERRY County,IL
933 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Isolated thunderstorms are forecast throughout the region this afternoon. Locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be the primary concerns. Heat index values will range from 95 to 100 this afternoon. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday Scattered thunderstorms will be possible on Memorial Day, mainly over western Kentucky. Lightning and locally heavy rainfall will be the primary concerns. There is also a chance for thunderstorms each day Tuesday through Friday. Once again, locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be the primary hazards. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated.
7-Day Forecast For PERRY County, IL
1138 AM CDT Sun May 27 2018
TODAY TONIGHT MEMORIAL DAY MONDAY NIGHT TUESDAY TUESDAY NIGHT WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THURSDAY THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUN 1-JUN 5 JUN 3-JUN 9 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Above Above Precipitation: Below Below 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 May 27, 2018 the 147th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.460000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:35 EDT Set 21:18 EDT Transit Meridian 13:56 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:05 EDT Ends 21:48 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
//////////////////////////// MAY 27TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1896... A massive tornado struck Saint Louis MO killing 306 persons and causing thirteen million dollars damage. The tornado path was short, but cut across a densely populated area. It touched down six miles west of Eads Bridge in Saint Louis and widened to a mile as it crossed into East Saint Louis. The tornado was the most destructive of record in the U.S. up until that time. It pierced a five-eighths inch thick iron sheet with a two by four inch pine plank. A brilliant display of lightning accompanied the storm. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1873... A tornado struck Louisville, with terrific lightning. (NWS Louisville) ...1987... Severe thunderstorms in West Texas produced baseball size hail at Crane, hail up to three and a half inches in diameter at Post, and grapefruit size hail south of Midland. Five days of flooding commenced in Oklahoma. Thunderstorms produced 7 to 9 inches of rain in central Oklahoma. Oklahoma City reported 4.33 inches of rain in six hours. Up to six inches of rain caused flooding in north central Texas. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1995... An F0 tornado struck a farm near Campbellsburg (Washington County Indiana). (NWS Louisville) ...1996... Lightning struck and injured a person in Lexington. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky