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Regional Hourly Observations For STEPHENSON County
Issued at 200 PM CST SAT NOV 17 2018
NORTHWEST ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MOLINE LGT SNOW 34 30 85 NE10 30.29R FOG WCI 26 STERLING* LGT SNOW 34 30 85 NE10 30.30S FOG WCI 26
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 200pm CST, Saturday November 17, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 33 degrees north, near 37 degrees central, and near 56 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 61%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. There is patchy fog central. 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 24 degrees north. Winds are from the northeast at 15 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 28 degrees central. Winds are from the southeast 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 360/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 30 degrees at 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 STEPHENSON County,IL
112 PM CST Sat Nov 17 2018 DAY ONE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT This afternoon, light snow, possibly mixed with rain, can be expected south of Interstate 80. By sunset tonight, the precipitation will be all snow. Snow accumulations of around an inch or less is expected south of Interstate 80. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed this afternoon or tonight. However, reports of snowfall over an inch would be appreciated. This will be for locations south of Interstate 80.
7-Day Forecast For STEPHENSON County, IL
213 PM CST Sat Nov 17 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY NOV 22-26 NOV 24-30 DEC DEC18-FEB19 ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Below Below .... 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
Saturday November 17, 2018 the 321th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -19.210000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:47 EST Set 17:41 EST Transit Meridian 12:44 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 EST Ends 18:09 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
NOVEMBER 17TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1869... Southwest winds of hurricane force swept the Berkshire and Green Mountains of New England causing extensive forest and structural damage. (David Ludlum) ...1927... A tornado cut a seventeen mile path across Alexandria and southeastern Washington D.C. injuring 31 persons. The tornado struck the Naval Air Station where a wind gust of 93 mph was recorded. A waterspout was seen over the Potomac River ninety minutes later. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1953... The temperature at Minneapolis MN reached 71 degrees, their warmest reading of record for so late in the autumn. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A storm in the Rockies produced 21 inches of snow at the Monarch ski resort in Colorado, with 14 inches reported at Steamboat Springs CO. Early morning thunderstorms in the southeastern U.S. drenched Mary Esther FL with 4.43 inches of rain. Gale force winds over the Great Lakes Region gusted to 49 mph at Johnstown PA. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
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