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Regional Hourly Observations For JACKSON County
Issued at 400 PM CDT THU OCT 19 2017
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE SUNNY 77 51 40 SW9 30.17F CAIRO* SUNNY 76 52 42 S7 30.19S EFFINGHAM* SUNNY 79 50 36 S6 30.18S MARION SUNNY 79 54 41 S9 30.18F MT. VERNON SUNNY 77 51 40 S8 30.17S CENTRALIA* SUNNY 81 50 33 S8 30.15S HX 80 SALEM* SUNNY 81 45 28 SW8 30.16S HX 80 METROPOLIS* SUNNY 78 51 40 S7 30.20S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 400pm CDT, Thursday October 19, 2017
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 71 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 77 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly sunny north, sunny central, and sunny south. In the north, relative humidity is near 22%, and the dew point is near 31 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 40%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. Winds are from the southeast at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the southwest at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the south at 8 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 81 degrees at Salem, Galesburg, Centralia, and Belleville. The lowest temperature is 61 degrees at Northerly Island.
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
256 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017 DAY ONE This Afternoon and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Friday through Wednesday Thunderstorms are possible Saturday night through Sunday evening. Locally heavy rainfall and lightning will be the primary hazards. Most areas can expect 1-2 inches of rain. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For JACKSON County, IL
252 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY OCT 25-29 OCT 27-NOV 2 NOV NOV-JAN ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Above Normal Above Precipitation: Below Below Normal 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 October 19, 2017 the 292th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -10.410000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 08:14 EDT Set 19:13 EDT Transit Meridian 13:43 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:48 EDT Ends 19:39 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
/////////////////////////// OCTOBER 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1844... The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo NY. The storm drowned 200 persons. (David Ludlum) ...1961... Rain changed to a record early season, heavy wet snow over the southern mountains of West Virginia. Leaves were still on trees, resulting in the worst forest disaster since the fires of 1952 and 953. One to two feet of snow fell near Summersville and Richwood. (19th-20th) (The Weather Channel) ...1984... Thunderstorms deluged the town of Odem TX (located 15 miles northwest of Corpus Christi) with 25 inches of rain in just three and a half hours. Most businesses in Odem were flooded, as were 1000 homes in nearby Sinton. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A cold front brought rainshowers to parts of the central U.S., and ushered cool Canadian air into the Great Plains Region. Daytime highs were only in the 30s in North Dakota and eastern Montana. (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... Thunderstorms produced high winds in eastern Colorado, with gusts to 63 mph reported at La Junta. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Record breaking snows fell across northern and central Indiana. Totals ranged up to 10.5 inches at Kokomo, and 9.3 inches was reported at Indianapolis. The 8.8 inch total at South Bend was a record for the month as a whole. Up to seven inches of snow fell in extreme southern Lower Michigan, and up to six inches fell in southwestern Ohio. The heavy wet snow downed many trees and power lines. Half the city of Cincinnati OH was without electricity during the morning hours. Temperatures dipped below freezing across much of the Great Plains Region. Twenty cities, including fourteen in Texas, reported record low temperatures for the date. North Platte NE reported a record low of 11 degrees. In Florida, four cities reported record high temperatures for the date. The record high of 92 degrees at Miami also marked a record fourteen days of 90 degree weather in October, and 116 such days for the year. (The National Weather Summary)
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