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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
922 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

Mostly cloudy skies and gusty northwest winds were seen across 
central and southeast Illinois this evening. Temperatures around 
the area at 8 PM, ranged from 32 degrees at Lacon, to 45 degrees 
at Lawrenceville.

As this latest clipper system slides east of the Midwest
overnight, the strong gusty winds will slowly decrease. Cold air
will filter into the Midwest on Thursday. As the week continues, 
another clipper system will progress over the Great Lakes on
Friday, bringing another chance for snowfall to end the week and 
to start the weekend. After this system, the ridge over the 
western part of the country starts to slide east bringing warmer 
conditions for the Midwest.

Low temperatures overnight, will range from the single digits 
above zero across northeast Wisconsin, to the lower 30s across the
southern portions of Missouri and Kentucky.

High temperatures on Thursday, will range from the middle 20s 
across southern Wisconsin and northeast Indiana, to the low 40s 
across southern Missouri and western Kentucky.

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Regional Hourly Observations For PERRY County
Issued at 1000 PM CST WED DEC 13 2017

SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CARBONDALE     CLEAR     43  32  65 N13G25    29.79R                  
CAIRO*         PTCLDY    33  27  80 SW3       29.78R                  
EFFINGHAM*     CLOUDY    37  29  72 W22G33    29.77R WCI  27          
MARION         CLEAR     44  32  62 N12       29.79R                  
MT. VERNON     PTCLDY    40  30  67 VRB5      29.77R                  
CENTRALIA*     MOCLDY    40  32  72 NW9       29.77R                  
SALEM*         CLOUDY    41  30  64 N16G23    29.77R                  
METROPOLIS*    CLEAR     43  30  59 W5        29.77R                  

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 1000pm CST, Wednesday December 13, 2017

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 24 degrees north, near 34 degrees central, and near 40 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and partly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 67%, and the dew point is near 30 degrees. Winds are from the north at 13 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 12 degrees north. Winds are from the northwest at 22 mph with gusts at 30 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 22 degrees central. Winds are variable at 5 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 44 degrees at Marion and Harrisburg. The lowest temperature is 24 degrees at Rockford and Freeport.


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

339 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

 DAY ONE  This Afternoon and Tonight

Southwest winds will diminish into the evening and relative
humidity will continue to recover, so the fire danger will 
improve as we head into the evening.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Thursday through Tuesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PERRY County, IL
336 PM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Northwest winds around 10 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

THURSDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s. North winds around 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s. Calm winds.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Sunny. Highs in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then a slight chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

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

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs around 50.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s.

12-48 Hr Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
                             ILLINOIS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 19-23    DEC 21-27    DEC       DEC-FEB                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:     Normal        Below     Normal     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Below        Above     Normal      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

Wednesday December 13, 2017 the 347th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -23.210000
Distance 0.999724 AU
Rise 08:12 EST Set 17:35 EST
Transit Meridian 12:53 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:43 EST Ends 18:04 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 13TH
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1915...
A heavy snowstorm kicked off the snowiest winter in modern records for
western New England. (The Weather Channel)
...1962...
Record cold weather gripped the nation. The low temperature in Lexington, KY 
fell to -6 degrees (record low on this date), -3 at Covington and -3 at Paducah. 
Severe cold conditions went as far south as Florida with a hard freeze. Morning 
lows reached 35 degrees at Miami, 18 degrees at Tampa, and 12 degrees at 
Jacksonville. It was the coldest December weather of the 20th century and caused 
millions of dollars damage to crops and foliage. In Georgia, the morning low of 
9 degrees below zero at Blairsville established a state record for the month of 
December. 
...1987...
A major winter storm produced high winds and heavy snow in the Southern
Rockies and the Southern High Plains. Snowfall totals in New Mexico ranged
up to 25 inches at Cedar Crest, with up to three feet of snow reported in
the higher elevations. Winds of 75 mph, with gusts to 124 mph, were
reported northeast of Albuquerque NM. El Paso TX was buried under 22.4
inches of snow, including a single storm record of 16.8 inches in 24 hours.
The snowfall total surpassed their previous record for an entire winter
season of 18.4 inches. Record cold was experienced the next three nights as
readings dipped into the single numbers. High winds ushering unseasonably
cold air into the southwestern U.S. gusted to 100 mph at Grapevine CA. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
Low pressure off the Atlantic coast produced up to a foot of snow in
eastern Nassau County and western Suffolk County of southeastern New York
State. Mild weather prevailed across the western half of the country. Nine
cities reported record high temperatures for the date, including Goodland
KS with a reading of 74 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm
Data)
...1989...
Strong northwesterly winds, ushering bitterly cold arctic air into the
central U.S., produced squalls with heavy snow in the Great Lakes Region.
Snowfall totals in Upper Michigan ranged up to 24 inches at Manistique.
Nine cities in Arkansas and Texas reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico Rock AR with a reading of 4 degrees above zero.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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