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Regional Hourly Observations For LIVINGSTON County
Issued at 400 AM CDT MON JUN 18 2018
CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS PONTIAC FAIR 78 76 93 SW9 29.99S HX 82 BLOOMINGTON FAIR 77 72 84 SW13 30.02R DECATUR FAIR 77 72 84 SW9 30.02S PEORIA FAIR 76 72 87 S7 29.98F LACON* FAIR 78 73 82 S8 29.96S HX 81 LINCOLN* FAIR 76 74 94 CALM 30.00S SPRINGFIELD FAIR 79 74 84 S9 30.00F HX 82 TAYLORVILLE FAIR 74 73 95 S6 30.02S
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 400am CDT, Monday June 18, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 78 degrees north, near 77 degrees central, and near 75 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 71 degrees. The heat index is near 80 degrees north. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 72 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 73 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the southwest at 9 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 5 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 180/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 72 degrees at De Kalb.
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 LIVINGSTON County,IL
405 AM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018 /505 AM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018/ DAY ONE Early this Morning through Tonight. Weather hazards expectedElevated Thunderstorm Risk...with an associated: Limited damaging wind risk...up to 60 mph. Limited Flooding Risk. Elevated Excessive Heat Risk. DISCUSSION Temperatures will warm to the low to even some mid 90s today. This combined with dewpoints in the 70s will result in dangerous heat indices of 100 to 105 area wide being that this is the third consecutive day with high heat index values and lower recovery at night. Thunderstorms are expected later this afternoon and evening. An isolated strong to severe thunderstorm is possible, with heavy rainfall also expected. Heavy rain from thunderstorms is also possible Monday night, mainly north of Interstate 80, that may lead to flash flooding. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday. Tuesday Limited Severe Thunderstorm Risk. Limited Flooding Risk. Limited Excessive Heat Risk. Wednesday through Sunday Occasional periods of thunderstorms possible. DISCUSSION: Heavy rain from thunderstorms is also possible again Tuesday, mainly along and south of I-80. This may lead to flash flooding. A few stronger storms are also possible during the afternoon. Warm and muggy conditions will linger into Tuesday mainly south of I-80. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotters may be needed this evening. GENERAL STORM MOTION OF THE DAY: Moving toward the east at 20 to 30 mph.
7-Day Forecast For LIVINGSTON County, IL
339 AM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JUN 23-27 JUN 25-JUL 1 JUN JUN-AUG ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Above Above Normal Precipitation: Above Above Normal 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
Monday June 18, 2018 the 169th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 23.420000 Distance 0.999716 AU Rise 06:31 EDT Set 21:30 EDT Transit Meridian 14:00 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 05:59 EDT Ends 22:02 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
///////////////////////////// JUNE 18TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1875... A severe coastal storm (or possible hurricane) struck the Atlantic coast from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia. Eastport ME reported wind gusts to 57 mph. (David Ludlum) ...1958... Hailstones up to four inches in diameter killed livestock as a storm passed from Joliet to Belfry in Carbon County MT. (The Weather Channel) ...1970... Wind and rain, and hail up to seven inches deep, caused more than five million dollars damage at Oberlin KS. (The Weather Channel)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky