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Regional Hourly Observations For WINNEBAGO County
Issued at 700 PM CDT SUN JUL 15 2018
NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS ROCKFORD FAIR 85 70 60 W3 29.93F HX 89 6HR MIN TEMP: 81; 6HR MAX TEMP: 86; FREEPORT* FAIR 83 72 70 CALM 29.95S HX 88 ROCHELLE* FAIR 84 73 68 CALM 29.93S HX 90 DE KALB* FAIR 83 73 71 CALM 29.94S HX 90 PERU* FAIR 87 75 66 SW3 29.92S HX 97
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Sunday July 15, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 85 degrees north, near 84 degrees central, and near 79 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, cloudy central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 60%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The heat index is near 89 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 76%, and the dew point is near 76 degrees. The heat index is near 93 degrees central. In the south, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 74 degrees. The heat index is near 82 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is danger north, danger central, and no stress south. Winds are from the west at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 7 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southeast at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 87 degrees at Quincy, Peru, and Joliet. The lowest temperature is 30/ degrees at Northerly Island.
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 WINNEBAGO County,IL
337 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018 /437 PM EDT Sun Jul 15 2018/ DAY ONE Tonight. Weather hazards expectedLimited Thunderstorm Risk. DISCUSSION An isolated thunderstorm or two is possible through the evening. Severe storms are not expected. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Monday through Saturday. Monday Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Excessive Heat Risk. Tuesday Limited Lakeshore Flood Risk High Swim Risk Wednesday Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Thursday through Saturday Elevated Thunderstorm Risk. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight. GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY: Variable storm motion 10 mph or less.
7-Day Forecast For WINNEBAGO County, IL
257 PM CDT Sun Jul 15 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUL 21-25 JUL 23-29 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Normal Above Normal Normal .... 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
Sunday July 15, 2018 the 196th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 21.360000 Distance 0.999715 AU Rise 06:44 EDT Set 21:26 EDT Transit Meridian 14:05 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:13 EDT Ends 21:56 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
//////////////////////////// JULY 15TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1916... A dying South Atlantic Coast storm produced torrential rains in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Altapass NC was drenched with more than 22 inches of rain, a 24 hour rainfall record for the state. Flooding resulted in considerable damage, particularly to railroads. (David Ludlum) ...1954... The temperature at Balcony Falls VA soared to 110 degrees to establish a state record. (The Weather Channel) ...1983... The Big Thompson Creek in Colorado flooded for the second time in seven years, claiming three lives, and filling the town of Estes Park with eight to ten feet of water. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Unseasonably cool weather spread into the south central and eastern U.S. Fifteen cities reported record low temperatures for the date, including Houghton Lake MI with a reading of 37 degrees. The high temperature for the date of 58 degrees at Flint MI was their coolest of record for July. Thunderstorms spawned several tornadoes in Illinois and Indiana, injuring a cow near Donovan IL. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Twenty-six cities east of the Mississippi River reported record high temperatures for the date. Charleston WV established an all-time record high with a reading of 103 degrees, and Chicago IL reported a record fifth day of 100 degree heat for the year. A severe thunderstorm moving across Omaha NE and the Council Bluffs area of west central Iowa spawned three tornadoes which injured 88 persons, and also produced high winds which injured 18 others. Winds at the Omaha Eppley Airport reached 92 mph. Damage from the storm was estimated at 43 million dollars. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Thunderstorms drenched Kansas City MO with 4.16 inches of rain, a record for the date. Two and a half inches of rain deluged the city between Noon and 1 PM. Afternoon thunderstorms in South Carolina deluged Williamstown with six inches of rain in ninety minutes, including four inches in little more than half an hour. (The National Weather Summary)(Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky