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Regional Hourly Observations For LASALLE County
Issued at 800 AM CDT SAT SEP 22 2018
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS CHICAGO-OHARE FAIR 58 42 55 E13 30.32R CHICAGO-MIDWAY FAIR 59 40 49 NE16G26 30.31S AURORA FAIR 50 45 83 N9 30.32S LANSING* FAIR 55 44 67 E8 30.32S JOLIET* FAIR 55 47 76 N3 30.31S WAUKEGAN FAIR 57 43 59 E12 30.32R DUPAGE AIRPORT FAIR 51 45 79 N8 30.32R KANKAKEE* FAIR 53 44 71 E13 30.31F WHEELING FAIR 58 44 60 E6 30.34R MORRIS* FAIR 50 45 83 CALM 30.31R ROMEOVILLE* FAIR 54 47 75 NE7 30.31S NORTHERLY ISL N/A 58 44 60 NE18 N/A
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 800am CDT, Saturday September 22, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 49 degrees north, near 54 degrees central, and near 58 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and light rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 74%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 71%, and the dew point is near 45 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 90%, and the dew point is near 55 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the northeast at 9 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 63 degrees at Harrisburg and Carmi. The lowest temperature is 46 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 LASALLE County,IL
336 AM CDT Sat Sep 22 2018 /436 AM EDT Sat Sep 22 2018/ DAY ONE Early this Morning through Tonight. Weather hazards expectedHigh Swim Risk DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Sunday through Friday. Sunday High Swim Risk Monday and Tuesday Limited Thunderstorm Risk. Friday Limited Thunderstorm Risk. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be necessary through tonight.
7-Day Forecast For LASALLE County, IL
237 AM CDT Sat Sep 22 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY SEP 27-OCT 1 SEP 29-OCT 5 SEP SEP-NOV ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Precipitation: Above Above .... 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
Saturday September 22, 2018 the 265th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -0.060000 Distance 0.999719 AU Rise 07:47 EDT Set 19:55 EDT Transit Meridian 13:51 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 07:21 EDT Ends 20:21 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
SEPTEMBER 22ND HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1869... Cleveland Abbe began forecasting weather, in Cincinnati. (NWS Louisville) ...1890... A severe hailstorm struck Strawberry AZ. Fives days after the storm hail still lay in drifts 12 to 18 inches deep. (The Weather Channel) ...1913... Des Moines IA experienced their earliest freeze of record. (The Weather Channel) ...1961... Hurricane Esther made a near complete circle south of Cape Cod. The hurricane then passed over Cape Cod and hit Maine. Its energy was largely spent over the North Atlantic Ocean, however, heavy rains over Maine resulted in widespread local flooding of cellars, low roads, and underpasses. (David Ludlum) ...1983... Forty-one cities reported record cold temperatures during the morning. Houston TX hit 50 degrees, and Williston ND plunged to 19 degrees. (The Weather Channel) ...1987... Hurricane Emily, the first hurricane to roam the Carribean in nearly six years, made landfall over the Dominican Republic late in the day, packing 125 mph winds. Emily killed three persons and caused thirty million dollars damage. A record high of 92 degrees at Miami FL was their fifth in a row. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1988... An early morning thunderstorm produced baseball size hail at Plainview, in Hale County TX. Late in the evening more thunderstorms in the Southern High Plains Region produced wind gusts to 75 mph at Plainview TX and Crosby TX. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary) ...1989... Hurricane Hugo quickly lost strength over South Carolina, but still was a tropical storm as it crossed into North Carolina, just west of Charlotte, at about 7 AM. Winds around Charlotte reached 69 mph, with gusts to 99 mph. Eighty percent of the power was knocked out to Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Property damage in North Carolina was 210 million dollars, and damage to crops was 97 million dollars. The strongest storm surge occurred along the southern coast shortly after midnight, reaching nine feet above sea level at ocean Isle and Sunset Beach. Hugo killed one person and injured fifteen others in North Carolina. Strong northwesterly winds ushered unseasonably cold air into the north central U.S., in time for the official start of autumn, at 8:20 PM (CDT). Squalls produced light snow in northern Wisconsin. Winds in Wisconsin gusted to 52 mph at Rhinelander. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky