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Regional Hourly Observations For JOHNSON County
Issued at 1200 AM CST WED DEC 19 2018
SOUTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CARBONDALE FAIR 35 31 85 E3 30.05F 6HR MIN TEMP: 31; 6HR MAX TEMP: 39; CAIRO* FAIR 33 32 96 CALM 30.06F EFFINGHAM* FAIR 35 29 81 SE5 30.07F WCI 31 MARION FAIR 34 30 84 SE3 30.06F MT. VERNON FAIR 28 28 100 CALM 30.06F CENTRALIA* CLOUDY 36 33 88 CALM 30.04F SALEM* FAIR 37 31 79 SE3 30.05F METROPOLIS* FAIR 32 30 91 CALM 30.06F
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200am CST, Wednesday December 19, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 32 degrees north, near N/A degrees central, and near 28 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near N/A%, and the dew point is near N/A degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Winds are from the south at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 24 degrees north. Winds are from the south at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 210/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 27 degrees at Robinson.
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 JOHNSON County,IL
318 AM CST Tue Dec 18 2018 DAY ONE Today and 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 will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For JOHNSON County, IL
305 PM CST Tue Dec 18 2018
TONIGHT WEDNESDAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THURSDAY THURSDAY NIGHT FRIDAY FRIDAY NIGHT SATURDAY SATURDAY NIGHT SUNDAY SUNDAY NIGHT MONDAY MONDAY NIGHT CHRISTMAS DAY
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY DEC 24-28 DEC 26-JAN 1 DEC DEC18-FEB19 ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above Normal Above Precipitation: Above Above Below Below .... 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
Wednesday December 19, 2018 the 353th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -23.420000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 08:16 EST Set 17:37 EST Transit Meridian 12:56 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:46 EST Ends 18:06 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
DECEMBER 19TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1777... The Continental Army moved into encampment at Valley Forge amidst stormy winds and piercing cold. A relatively moderate winter followed. (David Ludlum) ...1889... Temperatures rose to record warm readings of 67 at Louisville and 68 at Lexington. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... The Riverside Ranger Station in Yellowstone Park WY reported a low of 59 degrees below zero, a December record for the U.S. (David Ludlum) (The Weather Channel) ...1957... A tornado, 200 yards in width, killed two persons along its 15-mile path from near Waldo to near Bueana Vista in southwestern Arkansas. People from one house were carried 250 yards, and cars were said to have been carried 600 yards. (The Weather Channel) ...1967... A record 83 inches of snow covered the ground at Flagstaff AZ. The heavy snows inflicted great hardships on reservations. (David Ludlum) ...1987... Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in eastern Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley. Thunderstorms produced wind gusts to 90 mph at Venus TX and Providence LA. Rain prevailed from the Southern Plains to the Middle Mississippi Valley. Small stream flooding was reported around Columbia MO. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... Low pressure and a trailing cold front in the central U.S. brought snow and high winds to parts of the Rocky Mountain Region. Winds in Colorado gusted to 67 mph at La Junta. Thunderstorms along the same cold front produced wind gusts to 65 mph at Kansas City MO. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... High winds and heavy snow plagued the northern and central Rockies. Snowfall totals in Montana ranged up to 12 inches at Lincoln, and wind gusts in Colorado reached 97 mph at Squaw Mountain. Twelve cities in the north central U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date, including Dickinson ND with a reading of 26 degrees below zero. Bismarck ND was the cold spot in the nation with a morning low of 35 degrees below zero. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...2001... The World record high sea level pressure of 32.03" of Hg was set in Tosontsengel, Mongolia. (NWS)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky