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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
Issued at 1200 AM CST THU NOV 15 2018
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE LGT SNOW 28 27 96 N6 30.19F FOG WCI 22 6HR MIN TEMP: 27; 6HR MAX TEMP: 28; 6HR PCP: 0.14; CAIRO* LGT SNOW 28 27 97 N6 30.19F WCI 22 EFFINGHAM* LGT SNOW 29 27 93 N6 30.22F WCI 23 MARION LGT SNOW 28 27 95 N5 30.19F WCI 23 MT. VERNON LGT SNOW 28 27 96 NE8 30.18F VSB 1 WCI 20 CENTRALIA* LGT SNOW 29 29 100 N7 30.18F VSB 1 WCI 22 SALEM* LGT SNOW 30 28 94 N8 30.20F WCI 22 METROPOLIS* LGT SNOW 28 27 94 NW5 30.18F WCI 23
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200am CST, Thursday November 15, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 22 degrees north, near 28 degrees central, and near 28 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, light snow central, and light snow south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 17 degrees central. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. The wind chill is near degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and danger category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 100/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 19 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
Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-New Madrid-315 PM CST Wed DAY ONE Tonight A Winter Storm Warning is in effect trhough 6pm Thursday for portions of southern Illinois along and west of Interstate 57, and portions of southeast Missouri along and north of a line from Cape Girardeau to Marble Hill. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from through 6pm Thursday for the rest of the Quad State region. Snow will spread north across the region late this afternoon into this evening, and continue overnight. Southwest Indiana, west Kentucky and southeast Illinois may also have some light freezing rain and sleet at times. Locations in the Winter Storm Warning can expect 3 to 5 inches of snowfall, with isolated higher amounts. Locations in the Winter Weather Advisory can expect 2 to 3 inches with isolated higher amounts, along with ice accumulations around a tenth of an inch or less, especially over the Pennyrile region of west Kentucky and southwest Indiana. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday Wintry precipitation will come to an end from west to east during the day Thursday. Refreezing of any precipitation left on roadways Thursday night may continue to cause slick and hazardous road conditions into Friday morning. A light wintry mix may be possible Sunday afternoon, but no measurable accumulations are expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Please report snowfall amounts and ice accumulations.
7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, IL
1000 PM CST Wed Nov 14 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY NOV 20-24 NOV 22-28 NOV NOV18-JAN19 ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Above Below Above Precipitation: Above Above Above Normal .... 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 November 15, 2018 the 319th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -18.720000 Distance 0.999723 AU Rise 07:44 EST Set 17:43 EST Transit Meridian 12:43 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:16 EST Ends 18:11 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
NOVEMBER 15TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1900... A record lake-effect snowstorm at Watertown NY produced 45 inches in 24 hours. The storm total was 49 inches. (14th-15th) (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1967... A surprise snow and ice coating paralyzed Boston during the evening rush hour. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms spawned twenty-two tornadoes in eastern Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. A tornado moving out of northeastern Texas killed one person and injured ninety-six others around Shreveport LA causing more than five million dollars damage. Tornadoes in Texas claimed ten lives, and injured 191 persons. A tornado caused more than nineteen million dollars damage around Palestine TX. Severe thunderstorms spawned eighteen tornadoes in Mississippi and seven in Georgia the next day, and thunderstorms in southeastern Texas produced wind gusts to 102 mph at Galveston, and wind gusts to 110 mph at Bay City, killing one person. There were a total of forty-nine tornadoes in the south central U.S. in two days. The tornadoes claimed eleven lives, injured 303 persons, and caused more than seventy million dollars damage. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...2005... Numerous tornadoes and severe thunderstorms ripped throught MO, IL, IN, TN and West Kentucky, killing two people and injuring over 40. UKAWC
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