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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
705 PM CST Tue Dec 18 2018

A high pressure ridge stretching along the Ohio Valley, brought
sunny skies and seasonably mild temperatures to central and
southeast Illinois on Tuesday. Highs reached the middle to upper 

The area of high pressure, will continue providing pleasant 
weather across the region on Wednesday. Chances for light rain 
arrive later Wednesday night and will linger until early Friday 
morning, as a cold front crosses the Midwest. It is possible that 
some areas will see a brief changeover to light snow overnight 
Thursday into Friday morning. However, little to no accumulation 
is expected.

Low temperatures tonight will range from the lower 30s in central
Iowa, to the mid 40s along the Ohio Valley. Highs on Wednesday
will range from near 40 degrees in northern Illinois, to near 50
degrees in southern Illinois.

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Regional Hourly Observations For CUMBERLAND County
Issued at 1200 AM CST WED DEC 19 2018


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 1200am CST, Wednesday December 19, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 35 degrees north. Current sky condition is fair north. In the north, relative humidity is near 72%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 28 degrees north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are unavailable south. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, unavailable category central, and unavailable category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 180/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 35 degrees at Rockford and O'Hare Airport.

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 CUMBERLAND County,IL

405 PM CST Tue Dec 18 2018


No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


No hazardous weather is expected at this time. 


Spotter activation will not be required.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For CUMBERLAND County, IL
333 PM CST Tue Dec 18 2018

Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. South winds around 5 mph.

Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 50s. South winds 5 to 15 mph.

Not as cool. Cloudy. A 30 percent chance of rain after midnight. Lows in the lower 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Rain likely. Highs in the upper 40s. South winds around 5 mph shifting to the northwest with gusts to around 20 mph in the afternoon. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 30s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the lower 40s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s.

Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of rain, possibly mixed with snow. Highs in the mid 40s.

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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                   DEC 24-28 DEC 26-JAN 1    DEC   DEC18-FEB19                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Below      Below                      

....  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

Wednesday December 19, 2018 the 353th Day of Year

Declination -23.420000
Distance 0.999725 AU
Rise 08:16 EST Set 17:37 EST
Transit Meridian 12:56 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:46 EST Ends 18:06 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

The Continental Army moved into encampment at Valley Forge amidst stormy
winds and piercing cold. A relatively moderate winter followed. (David
Temperatures rose to record warm readings of 67 at Louisville and 68 at 
Lexington. (NWS Louisville)
The Riverside Ranger Station in Yellowstone Park WY reported a low of 59
degrees below zero, a December record for the U.S. (David Ludlum) (The
Weather Channel)
A tornado, 200 yards in width, killed two persons along its 15-mile path
from near Waldo to near Bueana Vista in southwestern Arkansas. People from
one house were carried 250 yards, and cars were said to have been carried
600 yards. (The Weather Channel)
A record 83 inches of snow covered the ground at Flagstaff AZ. The heavy
snows inflicted great hardships on reservations. (David Ludlum)
Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in eastern Texas and
the Lower Mississippi Valley. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 90 mph
at Venus TX and Providence LA. Rain prevailed from the Southern Plains to
the Middle Mississippi Valley. Small stream flooding was reported around
Columbia MO. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Low pressure and a trailing cold front in the central U.S. brought snow and
high winds to parts of the Rocky Mountain Region. Winds in Colorado gusted
to 67 mph at La Junta. Thunderstorms along the same cold front produced
wind gusts to 65 mph at Kansas City MO. (The National Weather Summary)
(Storm Data)
High winds and heavy snow plagued the northern and central Rockies.
Snowfall totals in Montana ranged up to 12 inches at Lincoln, and wind
gusts in Colorado reached 97 mph at Squaw Mountain. Twelve cities in the
north central U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including
Dickinson ND with a reading of 26 degrees below zero. Bismarck ND was the
cold spot in the nation with a morning low of 35 degrees below zero. (The
National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
The World record high sea level pressure of 32.03" of Hg was set in Tosontsengel, 
Mongolia. (NWS)

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