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Regional Hourly Observations For JERSEY County
Issued at 700 PM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017
WEST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS QUINCY CLEAR 75 54 47 N14 30.02S GALESBURG* CLEAR 71 55 57 NW8 30.03R MACOMB* CLEAR 72 58 61 NW7 30.04S JACKSONVILLE* CLEAR 74 56 54 N9 30.00S PITTSFIELD* CLEAR 74 59 58 NW7 30.03R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 700pm CDT, Tuesday August 22, 2017
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 72 degrees north, near 76 degrees central, and near 81 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, clear central, and partly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The heat index is near 84 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 81 degrees at Mount Vernon, Metropolis, and Marion. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Peru, Freeport, De Kalb, and Aurora.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time),Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For JERSEY County,IL
311 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017 DAY ONE Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Wednesday through Monday No hazardous weather is expected at this time. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For JERSEY County, IL
621 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017
TONIGHT WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THURSDAY THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT TUESDAY
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12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc,
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY AUG 28-SEP 1 AUG 30-SEP 5 AUG AUG-OCT ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Above Above Precipitation: Normal Normal 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
Tuesday August 22, 2017 the 234th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 11.360000 Distance 0.999717 AU Rise 07:18 EDT Set 20:44 EDT Transit Meridian 14:01 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:51 EDT Ends 21:11 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
///////////////////////////// AUGUST 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1816... The growing season for corn was cut short as damaging frosts were reported from North Carolina to interior New England. (David Ludlum) ...1923... The temperature at Anchorage AK reached 82 degrees, a record for August for the location which was later tied on the 2nd in 1978. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... A cold front lowered temperatures 20 to 40 degrees across the north central U.S., and produced severe thunderstorms in Ohio and Lower Michigan. An early morning thunderstorm near Sydney MI produced high winds which spun a car around 180 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Afternoon highs of 88 degrees at Astoria OR and 104 degrees at Medford OR were records for the date, and the number of daily record highs across the nation since the first of June topped the 2000 mark. (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Evening thunderstorms in the central U.S. produced golf ball size hail at May City IA, and wind gusts to 66 mph at Balltown IA. Lightning struck a barn in Fayette County IA killing 750 hogs. Evening thunderstorms in Montana produced wind gusts to 70 mph at Havre. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky