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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
359 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

Mostly cloudy skies, northwest winds, gusty at times, and
seasonably cool temperatures were seen across central and 
southeast Illinois this afternoon. Temperatures around the area at
3 PM, ranged from 71 degrees at Bloomington, to 80 degrees at 
Rantoul.

Precipitation chances will gradually end through the evening 
hours tonight as the upper level weather system slides east. 
Temperatures behind the front will be in the upper 70s and low 
80s, while humidity values will be lower.

Low temperatures overnight, will range from the middle 50s in
northern Wisconsin, to the upper 60s across southeast Missouri, 
southern Illinois, and far western Kentucky.

High temperatures on Monday, will range from the middle 70s in
northeastern Indiana, to the upper 80s in northwest Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For WASHINGTON County
Issued at 700 PM CDT SUN JUL 22 2018

SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CARBONDALE     NOT AVBL                                               
MARION         CLOUDY    75  68  78 N12       29.87R                  

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 600pm CDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 75 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 78 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, partly sunny central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 73%, and the dew point is near 66 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 69 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. The heat index is near 80 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the north at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 320/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Carmi.


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 WASHINGTON County,IL

407 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

There will be a chance for thunderstorms across portions of the
area each day from Thursday through Saturday.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WASHINGTON County, IL
551 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Low in the upper 60s. North wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the lower 80s. North wind around 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the mid 60s. Light wind.

TUESDAY
Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s. North wind around 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low around 70. Light wind.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly sunny. High in the upper 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the upper 60s.

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s. Low in the upper 60s.

FRIDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the lower 80s.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the upper 60s.

SUNDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. High in the lower 80s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

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                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JUL 28-AUG 1 JUL 30-AUG 5    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:     Normal       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

Sunday July 22, 2018 the 203th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 20.070000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:49 EDT Set 21:21 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:20 EDT Ends 21:51 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 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1901...
Richmond, Kentucky's hottest temperature on record: 108 degrees. 
(NWS Louisville)
...1918...
A single bolt of lightning struck 504 sheep dead in their tracks at the
Wasatch National Forest in Utah. Sheep often herd together in storms, and
as a result the shock from the lightning bolt was passed from one animal to
another. (David Ludlum)
...1986...
Hurricane Estelle passed 120 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands creating a
ten to twenty foot surf. The large swells resulted from a combination of
high tides, a full moon, and 50 mph winds. The hurricane also deluged Oahu
Island with as much as 6.86 inches of rain on the 24th and 25th of the
month. (Storm Data)
...1987...
Barrow AK receives 1.38 inches in 24 hours on the 21st and 22nd, an
all-time record for that location. The average annual precipitation for
Barrow is just 4.75 inches. Thunderstorms in Montana produced 4 to 6 inches
of rain in Glacier County causing extensive flooding along Divide Creek.
Missoula MT received 1.71 inches of rain in 24 hours, a record for the
month of July. (The National Weather Summary) (The Weather Channel)
...1988...
Six cities in the south central U.S. reported record low temperatures for
the date, including Pueblo CO with a reading of 48 degrees. Thunderstorms
over the Atlantic Coast Region drenched Wilmington NC with 6.49 inches of
rain in about eight hours. (The National Weather Summary)
...1989...
Showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the southeastern third of the
country. Afternoon thunderstorms in Florida produced wind gusts to 86 mph
at Zephyrhills, and gusts to 92 mph at Carrollwood and Lutz. Thunderstorm
winds gusting to 69 mph at Crystal Lake damaged nineteen mobile homes.
(Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
...1995...
A Louisville man was slightly injured when lightning struck a utility pole 
and traveled through the phone lines into his living room. Lightning also 
damaged a house in Bardstown (Nelson County). (NWS Louisville)
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Lexington Area  (ThreadEx Station)
Daily Almanac
Date: Jul 22, 2011

Daily Values         Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Max Temperature           -         86        102 in 1901          89
Min Temperature           -         67         50 in 1947          71
Avg Temperature           -         77       88.5 in 1983        80.0
Precipitation             -       0.15       2.35 in 1892        0.01
New Snowfall              -        0.0        0.0 in 2010+        0.0
Snow Depth                -          -          0 in 2010+          0
HDD (base 65)             -          0          4 in 1947           0
CDD (base 65)             -         12         24 in 1983          15

Month-To-Date        Observed    Normal       Record/Year    Prev Year
Avg Max Temperature    88.0       85.9       95.6 in 1936        87.6
Avg Min Temperature    68.3       66.1       59.8 in 1947        67.5
Avg Temperature        78.2       75.9       82.1 in 1936        77.5
Total Precipitation    3.88       3.49       9.56 in 1896        5.45
Total Snowfall          0.0        0.0        0.0 in 2011         0.0
Avg Snow Depth            0          -          0 in 2010           0
Total HDD                 0          1         10 in 1972           0
Total CDD               283        244        383 in 1936         282

+ indicates record also occurred in previous years (last occurrence listed).

This station's record may include data from more than one, possibly incompatible, 
locations. It reflects the longest available record for the Lexington Area.
Normals used in this product are from LEXINGTON BLUEGRASS AP

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