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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
425 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

Mostly clear skies were seen across central and southeast 
Illinois, through the overnight hours. Temperatures across the
area early this morning, ranged from 61 degrees at Bloomington, to
72 degrees at Decatur. 


The wet weather chance will remain into this morning, as the low 
pressure slides into the Ohio River Valley region. Once there, 
the low will stall out for the weekend, leaving the Midwest with 
the chance for additional precipitation. Temperatures behind the 
front will be in the upper 70s and low 80s, while humidity values 
will once again decrease.

High temperatures today, will range from near 70 degrees across
the northern half of Wisconsin, to the middle 90s across most of
Missouri.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from near 60 degrees across
the northern half of Wisconsin, to the middle 70s across the
Missouri bootheel.

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Regional Hourly Observations For PIKE County
Issued at 500 AM CDT FRI JUL 20 2018

WEST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
QUINCY         CLEAR     68  66  93 S10       29.77F                  
GALESBURG*     FAIR      68  66  94 SW8       29.72S                  
MACOMB*        CLEAR     67  66  96 SW10      29.75S                  
JACKSONVILLE*  CLEAR     69  67  93 SW9       29.78S                  
PITTSFIELD*    CLEAR     70  68  95 S5        29.80S                  

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 500am CDT, Friday July 20, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 67 degrees north, near 71 degrees central, and near 70 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, fair central, and mostly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 65 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the south at 14 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the southwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 150/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 65 degrees at Robinson.


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 PIKE County,IL

355 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms are possible for areas
south and east of the Saint Louis metro area today. Large hail and
damaging winds are the primary threats. 

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

There will be a slight chance for thunderstorms for portions of
southwest Illinois on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed today for areas south and east of
the Saint Louis metro area. 

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For PIKE County, IL
335 AM CDT Fri Jul 20 2018

THROUGH SUNRISE
Mostly clear. Temperature falling to the upper 60s. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

TODAY
Partly cloudy. High around 90. West wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

TONIGHT
Clear. Low in the mid 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

SATURDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the mid 80s. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the lower 80s. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 60s.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the mid 80s.

MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
Mostly clear. Low in the upper 60s. High in the upper 80s.

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                                                                     
                 ---------------------------------------------
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   JUL 25-29 JUL 27-AUG 2    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Below       Normal     Normal     Normal                      

....  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

Friday July 20, 2018 the 201th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.470000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:48 EDT Set 21:23 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:18 EDT Ends 21:53 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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JULY 20TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1930...
The temperature at Washington D.C. soared to an all-time record of 106
degrees. The next day Millsboro reached 110 degrees to set a record for the
state of Delaware. July 1930 was one of the hottest and driest summers in
the U.S., particularly in the Missouri Valley where severe drought
conditions developed. Toward the end of the month state records were set
for Kentucky with 114 degrees, and Mississippi with 115 degrees. (David
Ludlum)
...1934...
The temperature at Keokuk IA soared to 118 degrees to establish a state
record. (The Weather Channel)
...1953...
Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson ND. (The
Weather Channel)
...1986...
The temperature at Charleston SC hit 104 degrees for the second day in a
row to tie their all-time record high. (The Weather Channel)
...1987...
Thunderstorms produced severe weather across Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Michigan. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 87 mph at Mosinee WI, and
strong thunderstorm winds capsized twenty-six boats on Grand Traverse Bay
drowning two women. Thunderstorms produced nine inches of rain at Shakopee
MN, with 7.83 inches reported in six hours at Chaska MN. Thunderstorms in
north central Nebraska produced hail as large as golf balls in southwestern
Cherry County, which accumulated to a depth of 12 inches. (The National
Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
...1988...
The temperature at Redding CA soared to an all-time record high of 118
degrees. Showers and thunderstorms produced much needed rains from New
England to southern Texas. Salem IN was deluged with 7.2 inches of rain
resulting in flash flooding. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms in the Middle Atlantic Coast Region soaked
Wilmington DE with 2.28 inches of rain, pushing their total for the period
May through July past the previous record of 22.43 inches. Heavy rain over
that three month period virtually wiped out a 16.82 inch deficit which had
been building since drought conditions began in 1985. Thunderstorms in
central Indiana deluged Lebanon with 6.50 inches of rain in twelve hours,
and thunderstorms over Florida produced wind gusts to 84 mph at Flagler
Beach. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

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