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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
Issued at 700 PM CST SAT JAN 19 2019
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE LGT SNOW 27 23 85 N26G48 29.87R FOG WCI 12 CAIRO* LGT SNOW 29 27 92 NW20G29 29.84R WCI 16 EFFINGHAM* CLOUDY 28 25 87 NW22G38 29.89R WCI 15 MARION LGT SNOW 27 27 100 NW16G26 29.80S VSB 1 WCI 14 MT. VERNON FLURRIES 28 26 92 N14G24 29.86R WCI 17 CENTRALIA* CLOUDY 28 25 88 N28G36 29.89R WCI 13 SALEM* CLOUDY 30 25 82 N31G40 29.88R WCI 14 METROPOLIS* LGT SNOW 30 28 91 N25G35 29.79R VSB 1 WCI 16
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 700pm CST, Saturday January 19, 2019
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 14 degrees north, near 22 degrees central, and near 28 degrees south. Current sky conditions are mostly cloudy north, cloudy central, and flurries south. In the north, relative humidity is near 70%, and the dew point is near 6 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 81%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 92%, and the dew point is near 26 degrees. Winds are from the north at 17 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near -3 degrees north. Winds are from the north at 32 mph with gusts at 43 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 3 degrees central. Winds are from the north at 14 mph with gusts at 24 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and flurries. The wind chill is near 17 degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the emergency category north, danger category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 30 degrees at Salem, Metropolis, and Flora. The lowest temperature is 11 degrees at Freeport.
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 JACKSON County,IL
204 PM CST Sat Jan 19 2019 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight The heavy rainfall potential continues for mainly western Kentucky this afternoon, where localized rainfall totals may be enhanced due to a slight chance of thunderstorms. Forecast storm total rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches should not cause widespread flood issues, though some lowland flooding or ponding of water on roadways may occur. As Arctic air surges in on gusty northwest winds, rain will change to snow this afternoon and evening. Please refer to the Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory for specific details on all the expected impacts as this occurs, which include snow accumulations, gusty winds, sub freezing temperatures, and bitterly cold wind chills. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday As rain changes to snow Tuesday night into Wednesday, some accumulations may be possible. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter reports of snowfall, gusty winds, and associated impacts can be relayed to your local NWS office.
7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, IL
417 PM CST Sat Jan 19 2019
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JAN 25-29 JAN 27-FEB 2 JAN JAN-MAR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Normal Normal Precipitation: Normal Below Below Below .... 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
Saturday January 19, 2019 the 19th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -20.170000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 08:17 EST Set 18:03 EST Transit Meridian 13:09 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:48 EST Ends 18:32 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
JANUARY 19TH HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS ...1810... The famous "cold day" in New England. Gale force winds wrecked homes, and accompanied a sudden overnight drop in temperature of 50 degrees. Tradgedy struck Sanbornton NH where three chidren froze to death. (David Ludlum) ...1933... Giant Forest CA received 60 inches of snow in just 24 hours, a state record, and the second highest 24 hour total of record for the U.S. (David Ludlum) ...1977... Snowflakes were observed at Homestead and Miami Beach in extreme southern Florida. (David Ludlum) ...1987... A storm tracking toward the northeastern U.S. produced up to 14 inches of snow in northern Indiana. Peru IN reported a foot of snow. Six cities in Florida reported new record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon high of 88 degrees at Miami equalled their record for the month of January. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A powerful storm hit the central U.S. producing blizzard conditions in the Central High Plains, and severe thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Snowfall totals ranged up to 36 inches at Wolf Creek Pass CO, with 31 inches at Elsmere NE. Tornadoes claimed five lives in Tennessee, and a tornado at Cullman AL injured 35 persons. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... The high temperature for the day at Fairbanks AK was a frigid 41 degrees below zero, and the morning low of 24 degrees below zero at Anchorage AK was their coldest reading in fourteen years. (National Weather Summary) ...1990... Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in eastern Texas and Louisiana. Tornadoes at Garland TX and Apple Springs TX each injured one person. Heavy snow spread from the Southern and Central Rockies into the Great Plains. Storm totals in New Mexico reached 36 inches at Gascon. Totals in the Central Plains ranged up to 15 inches near McCook NE and Garden City KS. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky