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Regional Hourly Observations For MCDONOUGH County
Issued at 500 AM CDT SUN JUN 24 2018
WEST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS QUINCY CLEAR 64 61 90 E5 29.86F GALESBURG* FAIR 58 57 99 CALM 29.90R FOG MACOMB* CLEAR 57 57 100 NE5 29.90S FOG JACKSONVILLE* CLEAR 60 59 97 CALM 29.88F PITTSFIELD* MOCLDY 62 62 99 CALM 29.88F VSB 3/4
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 500am CDT, Sunday June 24, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 62 degrees north, near 60 degrees central, and near 64 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, fair central, and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 61 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 60 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 94%, and the dew point is near 63 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog central and south. Winds are from the west at 3 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are calm 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 240/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 57 degrees at Macomb and 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 MCDONOUGH County,IL
419 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018 DAY ONE TODAY AND TONIGHT There is a low chance of thunderstorms west of the Mississippi River. Severe weather is not expected. Area rivers are experiencing flooding. Please see the latest Flood Statements and Flood Warnings for details. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY Periods of scattered thunderstorms are expected Monday through Tuesday night. There is a Slight risk for severe storms on Monday along and west of an Independence, Iowa to the Quad Cities to Galva, Illinois line. Large hail, strong wind gusts, and lightning are the greatest threats. For Tuesday, there is a Slight risk for severe storms area-wide, from the afternoon into the night. All severe weather hazards are possible. Building heat and humidity Thursday through Saturday may push peak heat indices to between 100 to 105 degrees. There is also a chance for thunderstorms on Thursday. Flooding is expected to continue on some area rivers. Please see the latest Flood Statements and Flood Warnings for details. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.
7-Day Forecast For MCDONOUGH County, IL
513 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 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 29-JUL 3 JUL 1-JUL 7 JUL JUL-SEP ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Above Above 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
Sunday June 24, 2018 the 175th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 23.390000 Distance 0.999715 AU Rise 06:32 EDT Set 21:31 EDT Transit Meridian 14:01 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:00 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
.............................. 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