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Regional Hourly Observations For POPE County
Issued at 1200 AM CDT WED MAY 23 2018
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE FAIR 67 65 93 CALM 30.05R CAIRO* FAIR 72 71 98 CALM 30.04S EFFINGHAM* FAIR 69 58 67 N3 30.08R MARION FAIR 67 66 99 CALM 30.05S MT. VERNON N/A 63 62 97 CALM 30.06R FOG CENTRALIA* PTCLDY 68 66 93 CALM 30.05S SALEM* FAIR 71 62 74 N5 30.06S METROPOLIS* FAIR 70 69 95 CALM 30.05S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Wednesday May 23, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 55 degrees north, near 63 degrees central, and near 63 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and not available south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 54 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 57 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 62 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog south. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 5 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to not available. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 73 degrees at Flora. The lowest temperature is 48 degrees at Waukegan.
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 POPE County,IL
853 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018 DAY ONE Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday Thunderstorm chances are expected to increase Saturday through Memorial Day. Locally heavy rain and lightning will be the primary concerns. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For POPE County, IL
851 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018
TONIGHT WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THURSDAY THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY SATURDAY NIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MEMORIAL DAY MONDAY NIGHT TUESDAY
12-48 Hr Surface,
12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAY 28-JUN 1 MAY 30-JUN 5 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Above Above Precipitation: Normal 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
Wednesday May 23, 2018 the 143th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 20.770000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 06:37 EDT Set 21:15 EDT Transit Meridian 13:55 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:07 EDT Ends 21:45 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 23RD...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1878... An F4 tornado struck Mineral Point, WI killing 17 and injuring 45. A record book was carried 60 miles from a schoolhouse. In Primrose Township, the deed to Chandler Farm was found 10 miles away. (NWS Louisville) ...1882... An unusual late season snow blanketed eastern Iowa, with four to six inches reported around Washington. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1953... The temperature at Hollis OK soared from a morning low of 70 degrees to an afternoon high of 110 degrees to establish a state record for the month of May. (The Weather Channel) ...2000... An F3 tornado moved through the northeast and east sections of Leitchfield KY. An F0 tornado was spotted at Priceville KY. An F0 tornado touched down briefly in Taylor County. (NWS Louisville)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky