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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
859 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 evening. Some showers were seen across 
the east central part of the state at late evening. Temperatures 
around the area at 8 PM, ranged from 70 degrees at Olney and 
Mattoon, to 75 degrees at Rantoul.

As the upper level slides east from southern Ohio overnight, the 
chance for scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms will 
end across the Midwest. Dry weather and seasonal temperatures will
be seen on Monday to start the work week. Temperatures and 
humidity will increase across the region through mid week.

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 WILL County
Issued at 900 PM CDT SUN JUL 22 2018

NORTHEAST ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHICAGO-OHARE  FAIR      70  63  78 N9        29.94R                  
CHICAGO-MIDWAY FAIR      70  66  87 N9        29.92S                  
AURORA         FAIR      69  64  84 NE7       29.94R                  
LANSING*       FAIR      69  69  99 N6        29.92R                  
JOLIET*        FAIR      71  67  85 N6        29.94R                  
WAUKEGAN       FAIR      68  66  93 N5        29.95R                  
DUPAGE AIRPORT FAIR      68  64  87 N7        29.94R                  
KANKAKEE*      CLOUDY    70  65  83 N13       29.92R                  
WHEELING       FAIR      69  66  90 N6        29.96R                  
MORRIS*        FAIR      67  65  93 CALM      29.93R                  
ROMEOVILLE*    FAIR      68  65  90 N6        29.94R                  
NORTHERLY ISL    N/A     69  65  86 NW12        N/A                   

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 900pm CDT, Sunday July 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 70 degrees north. Current sky condition is fair north. In the north, relative humidity is near 78%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, unavailable central, and unavailable south. Winds are from the north at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are unavailable south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 350/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Rockford, O'Hare Airport, and Champaign.


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 WILL County,IL

258 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018 /358 PM EDT Sun Jul 22 2018/

 DAY ONE  Tonight.

Weather hazards expected  

  Limited Thunderstorm Risk.
  High Swim Risk

DISCUSSION  

There is a chance of a few thunderstorms this afternoon, mainly 
south of I-80. Severe weather is not expected. 

North winds 15 to 25 mph will result in waves of 4 to 6 feet 
along the Illinois and Indiana shores of Lake Michigan through 
early this evening. This will cause dangerous rip currents at area
beaches.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday.

  No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

  Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.

GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY:

 Moving toward the south southwest at 20 to 30 mph.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For WILL County, IL
510 PM CDT Sun Jul 22 2018

TONIGHT
Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 60s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.

MONDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph in the evening shifting to the northwest after midnight.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 80.

THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs around 80.

SUNDAY
Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs around 80. Chance of precipitation 40 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