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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
428 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2019

Clear skies were seen across most of central Illinois, through the
overnight hours. A few clouds lingered across locations, mainly 
east of I 57. Temperatures across the area at 4 a.m., ranged from 
46 degrees at Galesburg, to 55 degrees at Lawrenceville.

Low pressure will track northeast into the eastern Great Lakes 
today. This will allow the wet weather to gradually shift east of
the region this morning. A narrow ridge of high pressure will 
build into the Midwest today, providing dry weather and mild 
temperatures. The next weather system quickly moving into the area
this weekend, will bring rain back to the forecast by Saturday, 
with snow possible from northern Illinois into southern Wisconsin,
on Saturday night.

High temperatures today, will range from the upper 50s across
Wisconsin, to the middle 70s across the Missouri bootheel.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from 30s across Wisconsin,
to the middle 50s across western Missouri.

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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 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 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.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, IL
345 AM CDT Fri Apr 26 2019

TODAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

TONIGHT
Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. West winds around 5 mph in the evening becoming calm after midnight.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s. South winds around 10 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in the morning increasing to around 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the evening. Lows in the lower 40s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph in the evening shifting to the northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 10 to 15 mph in the morning shifting to the east 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows in the lower 50s.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 50s.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Lows in the lower 60s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

WEDNESDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s.

THURSDAY
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 70s. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.

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 
                 MAY 1-MAY 5  MAY 3-MAY 9    MAY       MAY-JUL                      
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   Temperature:      Above       Normal      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal      Above                      

....  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 April 26, 2019 the 116th Day of Year

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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