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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
418 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018

Clear skies, along with some patchy fog, have been seen across 
central and southeast Illinois, through the overnight hours.  
Temperatures around the area at 4 a.m., ranged from 59 degrees at
Galesburg, to 67 degrees at Flora.

A weather system stretching across the upper Midwest, will drop 
into region today. This system will provide chances for more rain
to the Midwest today through Tuesday. Warmer temperatures will 
return on Sunday and continue into the start of the work week.

High temperatures today, will range from the 70s across most of
Wisconsin, to near 90 degrees across southeast Missouri.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from the 50s across
Wisconsin, to the middle 70s across the Missouri bootheel.

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Regional Hourly Observations For MONROE County
Issued at 500 AM CDT SUN JUN 24 2018

SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
ALTON          CLEAR     63  61  94 CALM      29.88F FOG              
BELLEVILLE     CLEAR     65  64  96 CALM      29.86F                  
CAHOKIA*       CLEAR     65  63  93 CALM      29.87F FOG              
SPARTA*        CLEAR     67  67 100 CALM      29.89F FOG              

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 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 MONROE County,IL

342 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018

 DAY ONE  Today and Tonight

Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and
early evening across portions of central, east-central and
southeast Missouri as well as southwest Illinois. Damaging winds
are the primary threat.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Monday through Saturday

There is a chance for thunderstorms across parts of the area
Monday through Wednesday. Scattered severe thunderstorms are 
possible both on Monday and Tuesday mainly along and north of 
Interstate 70. Primary threats each day are damaging winds and 
large hail.

Heat index values of 100 degrees or higher are expected Wednesday
through Saturday during the afternoon and early evening hours.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and early evening.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MONROE County, IL
335 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018

THROUGH SUNRISE
Mostly clear. Temperature rising to the upper 60s. Light wind.

TODAY
Mostly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the upper 80s. Light wind in the morning becoming southeast around 10 mph in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 70. Light wind.

MONDAY
Mostly cloudy in the morning and early afternoon then becoming partly sunny. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the upper 80s. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

MONDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the lower 70s. South wind around 10 mph.

TUESDAY
Mostly cloudy early in the morning then becoming partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High around 90. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 70s.

WEDNESDAY
Hot and humid. Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. High in the lower 90s. Highest heat index readings of around 106 in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 70s. Heat index readings of around 100.

THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Mostly clear. High in the mid 90s. Low in the mid 70s. Heat index readings of around 109.

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 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 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

Sunday June 24, 2018 the 175th Day of Year

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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

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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