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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
547 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

Clear skies and light winds across central and southeast Illinois,
caused temperatures to drop to below freezing. Temperatures around
the area at 5 AM, ranged from 23 degrees at Jacksonville, to 31 
degrees at Mount Carmel and Lawrenceville.

High pressure over southern Iowa this morning, will slide east 
today, keeping the light winds, sunny skies, and below normal 
temperatures across the area today. As the high slides east, 
southwest winds will set up over the area, allowing for warmer 
temperatures to start the work week tomorrow. A dry frontal 
boundary will move through late tomorrow, cooling temperatures on 
Tuesday and Wednesday.

High temperatures today, will range from the middle 40s across
northeast Wisconsin, to the middle 60s across far northwest
Missouri and far western Iowa.

Low temperatures overnight tonight, will range from the upper 20s
across central and northern Wisconsin, to the middle 40s across
northwest Missouri.



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Regional Hourly Observations For SHELBY County
Issued at 800 AM CDT SUN OCT 21 2018

CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PEORIA         NOT AVBL                                               
SPRINGFIELD    NOT AVBL                                               
TAYLORVILLE    NOT AVBL                                               

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 800am CDT, Sunday October 21, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 29 degrees north and near 28 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 75%, and the dew point is near 22 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. Winds are from the west at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are from the north at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 22 degrees south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 270/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 28 degrees at Mount Vernon and Marion.


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 SHELBY County,IL

440 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

 DAY ONE  TODAY AND TONIGHT  

No 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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For SHELBY County, IL
337 AM CDT Sun Oct 21 2018

TODAY
Cooler, sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. Northwest winds up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY
Warmer, sunny. Highs in the mid 60s. Southwest winds around 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the lower 30s.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s. Highs in the lower 50s.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the upper 50s.

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 
                   OCT 26-30 OCT 28-NOV 3    OCT       OCT-DEC                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below                                            
 Precipitation:     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

Sunday October 21, 2018 the 294th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination -11.030000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 08:16 EDT Set 19:10 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 07:50 EDT Ends 19:37 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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OCTOBER 21ST
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1934...
A severe windstorm lashed the northern Pacific coast. In Washington State,
the storm claimed the lives of 22 persons, and caused 1.7 million dollars
damage, mostly to timber. Winds, gusting to 87 mph at North Head WA,
produced waves twenty feet high. (David Ludlum)
...1957...
The second in a series of unusual October storms hit southern California
causing widespread thunderstorms. Santa Maria was drenched with 1.13 inches
of rain in two hours. Hail drifted to 18 inches in East Los Angeles.
Waterspouts were sighted off Point Mugu and Oceanside. (20th-21st) (The
Weather Channel)
...1987...
Cold arctic air continued to invade the central U.S. Eleven record lows
were reported in the Great Plains Region, including lows of 12 degrees at
Valentine NE, and 9 degrees at Aberdeen SD. Temperatures warmed rapidly
during the day in the Southern and Central Plains Region. Goodland KS
warmed from a morning low of 24 degrees to an afternoon high of 75 degrees.
(The National Weather Summary)
...1988...
Joan, the last hurricane of the season, neared the coast of Nicaragua
packing 125 mph winds. Joan claimed more than 200 lives as she moved over
Central America, and total damage approached 1.5 billion dollars. Crossing
more than 40 degrees of longitude, Hurricane Joan never strayed even one
degree from the 12 degree north parallel. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
...1989...
Unseasonably cold weather continued to grip the south central and
southeastern U.S. Twenty cities reported record low temperatures for the
date, including Calico AR with a reading of 26 degrees, and Daytona Beach
FL with a low of 41 degrees. Squalls in the Great Lakes Region finally came
to an end, but not before leaving Marquette MI buried under 12.7 inches of
snow, a record 24 hour total for October. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)


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