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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
Issued at 900 AM CDT FRI APR 26 2019
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE FAIR 56 45 66 NW13G22 29.97R CAIRO* FAIR 56 47 71 NW10G17 30.00R EFFINGHAM* FAIR 56 44 64 W16G22 29.90R MARION SUNNY 55 46 71 NW14 29.97R MT. VERNON FAIR 56 44 64 VRB6 29.93R CENTRALIA* SUNNY 56 44 64 NW17G26 29.93R SALEM* FAIR 57 44 61 NW13G20 29.92S METROPOLIS* FAIR 57 48 71 W8 29.98R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 900am CDT, Friday April 26, 2019
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 53 degrees north, near 53 degrees central, and near 56 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 44%, and the dew point is near 32 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 59%, and the dew point is near 39 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 64%, and the dew point is near 44 degrees. Winds are from the northwest at 17 mph with gusts at 26 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the northwest at 21 mph with gusts at 31 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are variable at 6 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 310/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 49 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 JACKSON County,IL
353 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2019 DAY ONE Today and Tonight Northwest winds will gust 25 to 35 mph through the day. The strongest winds should be across the Evansville Tri State. Flooding continues on several area rivers. Please check the latest river flood warnings and statements for details. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Saturday through Thursday South winds will gust 30 to 40 mph at times Saturday afternoon, mainly over southeast Missouri, southern Illinois and the Purchase Area of Kentucky. There is a chance of thunderstorms across all or part of the area Monday through Thursday. With any of these storms, locally heavy downpours and lightning will be the primary concerns. A few strong to severe thunderstorms cannot be ruled out by mid week. Flooding will continue on several area rivers. Please check the latest river flood warnings and statements for details. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated.
7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, IL
345 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2019
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAY 1-MAY 5 MAY 3-MAY 9 MAY MAY-JUL ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Normal Above Above Precipitation: Above Above Normal 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
Friday April 26, 2019 the 116th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 13.760000 Distance 0.999718 AU Rise 07:05 EDT Set 20:49 EDT Transit Meridian 13:56 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:38 EDT Ends 21:16 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
APRIL 26TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1834... Killer frosts were reported in the Deep South. The frost was quite severe around Huntsville AL, and highlighted a backward spring in the South that year. (David Ludlum) ...1978... An unusually strong occluded front swept out of the Gulf of Alaska and produced the first April thunderstorm of record at Fairbanks. Pea size hail fell northeast of Fairbanks from thunderstorms whose tops were less than 8000 feet. (The Weather Channel) ...1984... Severe thunderstorms associated with an intense cyclone spawned a total of forty-seven tornadoes in two days from Louisiana to Upper Michigan. The tornadoes killed 16 persons and injured 259 others. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky