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

Partly to mostly cloudy skies were seen across central and
southeast Illinois, through the late morning hours. A few showers
were seen across central Illinois, as well. Temperatures around 
the area at 3 PM, ranged from 64 degrees at Lacon, to 78 degrees 
at Lawrenceville.

Dry weather will return across the Midwest later tonight, after 
the large low pressure system slides east. A brief dry period on 
Saturday. Additional wet weather is forecast to arrive back into 
the area by Sunday. A cool down is forecast Friday with highs in 
the 70s, but a warmup back to the 80s will occur through the 
weekend.

Low temperatures overnight, will range from the mid 50s across
northern Illinois and much of Iowa and Wisconsin, to the upper 
60s across the Missouri bootheel.

High temperatures on Saturday, will top out in the middle 70s to
the middle 80s across the Midwest.

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Regional Hourly Observations For EDGAR County
Issued at 700 PM CDT FRI JUN 22 2018

EAST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
CHAMPAIGN      CLOUDY    69  66  90 NW12      29.70R                  
DANVILLE*      PTSUNNY   68  66  94 NW5       29.67R                  
RANTOUL*       CLOUDY    69  67  93 N9        29.70R FOG              
MATTOON        LGT RAIN  70  68  93 NW14G21   29.69R                  
PARIS*         FAIR      71  66  85 NW8       29.69R                  

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 700pm CDT, Friday June 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 69 degrees central, and near 69 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the north at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 6 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 360/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 61 degrees at Wheeling, Waukegan, and Rochelle.


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 EDGAR County,IL

333 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT  

Scattered thunderstorms, some with brief heavy rain, will continue
to move east and diminish during the evening. Severe weather is
not expected with these storms.  

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY  

Thunderstorms are expected to return to central Illinois Tuesday
into Wednesday morning. Some of the storms may be strong, along 
with areas of heavy rain.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For EDGAR County, IL
347 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

TONIGHT
Cloudy. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. West winds up to 5 mph.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph shifting to the north in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows around 70.

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Lows in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Partly cloudy. Highs around 90. Lows in the lower 70s. Heat index readings 100 to 105.

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 
                JUN 28-JUL 2 JUN 30-JUL 6    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     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

Friday June 22, 2018 the 173th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.430000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:31 EDT Set 21:31 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:01 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:00 EDT Ends 22:02 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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JUNE 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1947...
Twelve inches of rain fell in forty-two minutes at Holt MO establishing a
world rainfall record. That record was tied on January 24-25, 1956, at the
Kilauea Sugar Plantation in Hawaii, as their state record was established
with 38 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel)
...1972...
Hurricane Agnes deluged Pennsylvania and New York State with torrential
rains resulting in the most costly flood in U.S. history. In the Middle
Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania, 24 hour rainfall amounts were generally
8 to 12 inches, with up to 19 inches in extreme southwestern Schuylkill
County. At Wilkes-Barre PA the dike was breached destroying much of the
town. Flooding resulted in 117 deaths and 3.1 billion dollars damage.
(David Ludlum)
...1981...
A young woman from Lubbock TX was struck by lightning. The bolt of
lightning struck just above her right shoulder near her neck, and passed
right to left through her body, tearing her warm-ups, causing her tennis
shoes to explode, and lifting her two feet into the air. (The Weather
Channel)
...1992...
Record cold prevailed in the eastern U.S. with 67 low temperature records for 
the date tied or broken.  Indianapolis, Indiana dipped to 37 degrees to set a 
new all-time record low temperature for June and the coldest summer temperature 
ever.  In sharp contrast, it was a furnace in the Pacific Northwest with Eugene 
and Medford, Oregon setting new all-time record high temperatures for June with 
102 and 111 degrees, respectively.

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