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Regional Hourly Observations For FRANKLIN County
Issued at 1200 PM CDT THU SEP 20 2018
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE NOT AVBL MARION SUNNY 88 73 62 S12 30.05F HX 96
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200pm CDT, Thursday September 20, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 88 south. Current sky condition is sunny south. In the south, relative humidity is near 62%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The heat index is near 96 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is unavailable north, unavailable central, and danger south. Winds are unavailable north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are from the south at 12 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 100/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 72 degrees at Waukegan.
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 FRANKLIN County,IL
514 AM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Afternoon heat indices may climb above 100 degrees over much of the region today. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday A good chance of thunderstorms is forecast Friday and Friday night as a cold front pushes through the region. A few strong wind gusts cannot be ruled out in the afternoon and early evening, especially in the Evansville Tri State area. Otherwise, locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be the primary concerns. Daily chances of thunderstorms are forecast Sunday through Wednesday. Locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be the primary concerns. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.
7-Day Forecast For FRANKLIN County, IL
348 AM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018
TODAY TONIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY SATURDAY NIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MONDAY MONDAY NIGHT TUESDAY TUESDAY NIGHT WEDNESDAY
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY SEP 25-29 SEP 27-OCT 3 SEP SEP-NOV ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Above Above .... 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
Thursday September 20, 2018 the 263th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.710000 Distance 0.999719 AU Rise 07:45 EDT Set 19:59 EDT Transit Meridian 13:52 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:19 EDT Ends 20:24 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
SEPTEMBER 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1845... A tornado traveled 275 miles across Lake Ontario, New York and Lake Champlain. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987) ...1926... A hurricane which hit Miami FL on the 18th, pounded Pensacola with wind gusts to 152 mph. Winds raged in excess of 100 mph for four hours, and above 75 mph for 20 hours. (The Weather Channel) ...1967... Hurricane Beulah moved into South Texas, and torrential rains from the hurricane turned the rich agricultural areas of South Texas into a large lake. Hurricane Beulah also spawned a record 115 tornadoes. (David Ludlum) ...1983... The temperature at West Yellowstone MT plunged to six degrees below zero, while the temperature at San Francisco CA soared to 94 degrees. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Afternoon and evening thunderstorms produced severe weather in Oklahoma and west Texas. In Oklahoma, a thunderstorm at Seiling produced three inches of rain in one hour, golf ball size hail, and wind gusts to 60 mph which collapsed a tent at the state fair injuring nine persons. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Showers and thunderstorms produced locally heavy rains in central Wyoming, and snow in some of the higher elevations. Casper WY reported 1.75 inches of rain in 24 hours, and a thunder- storm north of the Wild Horse Reservoir produced 1.90 inches of rain in just forty minutes. ...1989... Hugo jilted Iris. Hurricane Hugo churned toward the South Atlantic Coast, gradually regaining strength along the way. Tropical Storm Iris got too close to Hugo, and began to weaken. A cold front brought strong and gusty winds to the Great Basin and the Southern Plateau Region, with wind gusts to 44 mph reported at Kingman AZ. (The National Weather Summary) ...2000... Thunderstorm winds gusting to 115 mph snapped telephone poles in Brandenburg (Meade County), Kentucky. (NWS Louisville)
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