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Regional Hourly Observations For VERMILION County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT SAT MAR 24 2018
EAST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CHAMPAIGN FRZ RAIN 33 31 92 E24G33 29.99F FOG WCI 20 DANVILLE* LGT SNOW 31 30 96 E10 30.04S WCI 22 RANTOUL* LGT SNOW 33 32 94 E22 30.01F WCI 21 MATTOON RAIN 36 34 92 E15G24 29.95S FOG WCI 27 PARIS* LGT RAIN 33 33 97 E15G22 30.02R WCI 23
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Saturday March 24, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 35 degrees north, near 34 degrees central, and near 43 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, light rain central, and drizzle south. In the north, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 34 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 43 degrees. Winds are from the east at 18 mph with gusts at 29 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 east at 26 mph with gusts at 35 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light rain. The wind chill is near 21 degrees central. Winds are from the east at 12 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to drizzle. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Metropolis. The lowest temperature is 30 degrees at Lacon.
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 VERMILION County,IL
1137 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018 WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENINGThis Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Illinois, east central Illinois and west central Illinois. DAY ONE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT Periods of snow and sleet will continue this afternoon. Some of the snow may be heavy at times with additional accumulations ranging from 2 to 4 inches on top of the 2 to 4 inches of snow that has already accumulated today. East winds will gust up to 40 mph at times today and coupled with the areas of heavy snow, very difficult travel conditions will occur along and north of the Interstate 74 corridor. The snow should move out of the area by Midnight. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY Isolated thunderstorms will be possible from Monday through Wednesday. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight, although reports of snow accumulations would be appreciated.
7-Day Forecast For VERMILION County, IL
337 AM CDT Sat Mar 24 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 29-APR 2 MAR 31-APR 6 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Below Normal Precipitation: Normal Normal 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
Saturday March 24, 2018 the 83th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 1.810000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 06:55 EDT Set 19:16 EDT Transit Meridian 13:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:29 EDT Ends 19:42 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
MARCH 24TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1910...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1912...Residents of Kansas City began to dig out from a storm produced 25 inches of snow in 24 hours. The snowfall total was nearly twice that of any other storm of modern record in Kansas City before or since that time. A record 40 inches of snow fell during the month of March that year, and the total for the winter season of 67 inches was also a record. By late February of that year Kansas City had received just six inches of snow. Olathe KS received 37 inches of snow in the snowstorm, establishing a single storm record for the state of Kansas. (23rd-24th) (The Kansas City Weather Almanac) (The Weather Channel) ...1921...Near Stamping Ground (Scott County, Ky) a tornado (unofficially F2) killed horses and cattle as it destroyed several barns. A stronger tornado (unofficially F3) destroyed two homes near Kirksville (Madison County), blowing one of the homes' rugs a mile away. (NWS Louisville) ...1929...Louisville's warmest March temperature: 88 degrees. Also Bowling Green's warmest March temperature: 92 degrees. (NWS Louisville) ...1937...A powerful tornado (unofficially F4) moved from extreme eastern Fayette County, Ky to Winchester (Clark County KY), where most of the destruction and the five fatalities probably occurred. (NWS Louisville)
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