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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
852 PM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Mostly clear skies and light west to northwest winds were the 
rule across central and southeast Illinois late this evening. 
Temperatures around the area at 8 PM, ranged from 67 degrees at 
Paris, to 74 degrees at Flora.

Canadian high pressure will control the weather across the region
into early next week, bringing cooler and less humid air to the 
Midwest for the next few days. High temperatures will be about 5 
to 10 degrees below normal on Sunday and to start the new work 
week, but will warm to more seasonable conditions by mid-week. A 
weak system will drop across the area on Monday, with only slight 
chances for showers and thunderstorms, with most locations 
remaining dry.

Low temperatures overnight, will drop into the upper 40s to 
middle 50s across much of the Midwest.

High temperatures on Sunday, will range from the middle 60s 
across northeast Iowa and central Wisconsin, to the middle 80s 
across southeast Missouri and western Kentucky.

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Regional Hourly Observations For MADISON County
Issued at 900 PM CDT SAT JUN 24 2017

SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS

Current Temperatures, Dewpoint Map, RH, Wind, Regional Obs, Surface 4-Panel
Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford


Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 800pm CDT, Saturday June 24, 2017

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 59 degrees north, near 71 degrees central, and near 72 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, clear central, and clear south. In the north, relative humidity is near 77%, and the dew point is near 52 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 33%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 47%, and the dew point is near 51 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the north at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 10 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 74 degrees at Sparta and Flora. The lowest temperature is 56 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 MADISON County,IL

318 PM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Sunday through Friday

Elevated fire danger is likely Sunday afternoon for parts of 
central, east central, and northeast Missouri as well as west 
central and south central Illinois due to low relative humidity, 
a gusty northwest wind, and low fuel moisture.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MADISON County, IL
606 PM CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

TONIGHT
Clear. Low in the upper 50s. Light wind.

SUNDAY
Mostly sunny. High around 80. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Clear. Low in the lower 50s to lower 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

MONDAY
Mostly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the upper 70s. Light wind in the morning becoming northwest around 10 mph in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy early in the evening then clearing. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Low in the 50s. Light wind.

TUESDAY
Mostly sunny. High around 80.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Mostly clear. Low in the lower 60s.

WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s. Low around 70.

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the upper 80s. Low around 70.

FRIDAY
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely. Low around 70. Chance of rain 60 percent.

SATURDAY
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s.

12-48 Hr Surface, 12-48 Hr ETA 500mb/Sfc, TWC Forecast, Fire Danger, Day 1 Precip, Day 2 Precip, Days 1-5 Precip
NGM 60 Hr Forecast Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford , Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1, Day 2


Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
                             ILLINOIS                                                                     
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                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                JUN 30-JUL 4  JUL 2-JUL 8    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Above      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above     Normal     Normal                      

....  Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 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

Almanac Information

Saturday June 24, 2017 the 175th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.380000
Distance 0.999715 AU
Rise 06:32 EDT Set 21:31 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:01 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:01 EDT Ends 22:03 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

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JUNE 24TH...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1816...
The cold weather of early June finally gave way to several days of 90
degree heat in Massachusetts, including a reading of 99 degrees at Salem.
(David Ludlum)
...1924...
Six men at a rock quarry south of Winston-Salem NC sought shelter from a
thunderstorm. The structure chosen contained a quantity of dynamite.
Lightning struck a near-by tree causing the dynamite to explode. The men
were killed instantly. (The Weather Channel)
...1951...
Twelve inches of hail broke windows and roofs, and dented automobiles,
causing more than fourteen million dollars damage. The storm plowed 200
miles from Kingmand County KS into Missouri, with the Wichita area hardest
hit. It was the most disastrous hailstorm of record for the state of
Kansas. (David Ludlum)
...1952...
Thunderstorms produced a swath of hail 60 miles long and 3.5 miles wide
through parts of Hand, Beadle, Kingsbury, Miner and Jerauld counties in
South Dakota. Poultry and livestock were killed, and many persons were
injured. Hail ten inches in circumference was reported at Huron SD. (The
Weather Channel)


Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky