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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
359 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

Partly to mostly cloudy skies were seen across central and
southeast Illinois, through the late morning hours. A few showers
were seen across central Illinois, as well. Temperatures around 
the area at 3 PM, ranged from 64 degrees at Lacon, to 78 degrees 
at Lawrenceville.

Dry weather will return across the Midwest later tonight, after 
the large low pressure system slides east. A brief dry period on 
Saturday. Additional wet weather is forecast to arrive back into 
the area by Sunday. A cool down is forecast Friday with highs in 
the 70s, but a warmup back to the 80s will occur through the 
weekend.

Low temperatures overnight, will range from the mid 50s across
northern Illinois and much of Iowa and Wisconsin, to the upper 
60s across the Missouri bootheel.

High temperatures on Saturday, will top out in the middle 70s to
the middle 80s across the Midwest.

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Regional Hourly Observations For MONTGOMERY County
Issued at 700 PM CDT FRI JUN 22 2018

CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
PONTIAC        CLOUDY    64  64  98 N9        29.73S                  
BLOOMINGTON    CLOUDY    66  63  90 N12       29.73R                  
DECATUR        CLOUDY    69  68  96 N9        29.71R                  
PEORIA         CLOUDY    65  61  87 N6        29.74R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  65; 6HR MAX TEMP:  68;                                

LACON*         CLOUDY    64  62  91 CALM      29.73S                  
LINCOLN*       CLOUDY    67  65  91 N5        29.72S                  
SPRINGFIELD    CLOUDY    69  67  93 NW7       29.73R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  69; 6HR MAX TEMP:  75; 6HR PCP: TRACE;                

TAYLORVILLE    CLOUDY    70  65  85 N10       29.72R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  70; 6HR MAX TEMP:  75;                                

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 700pm CDT, Friday June 22, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 64 degrees north, near 69 degrees central, and near 69 degrees south. Current sky conditions are cloudy north, cloudy central, and rain south. In the north, relative humidity is near 80%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 68 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 93%, and the dew point is near 67 degrees. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. There is patchy fog south. Winds are from the north at 7 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the north at 9 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are variable at 6 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 360/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 61 degrees at Wheeling, Waukegan, and Rochelle.


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 MONTGOMERY County,IL

402 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

 DAY ONE  Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  Saturday through Thursday

There is a chance for thunderstorms across parts of the area
Saturday through Thursday. Isolated strong to severe storms will 
be possible Saturday and Saturday night across parts of central,
east central and southeast Missouri as well as southwest 
Illinois. 

Heat index values of 100 degrees or higher are expected Tuesday
through Thursday, mainly during the afternoon and early evening
hours. 

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


7-Day Forecast For MONTGOMERY County, IL
550 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

TONIGHT
Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Low in the lower 60s. Northwest wind around 10 mph in the evening becoming light after midnight.

SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. High around 80. Light wind in the morning becoming west around 10 mph in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low in the mid 60s. Light wind.

SUNDAY
Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the mid 80s. Light wind.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the upper 60s. Light wind in the evening becoming east around 10 mph after midnight.

MONDAY
Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the upper 80s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 70.

TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High around 90. Low in the lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY
Hot and humid. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the lower 90s. Heat index readings of around 100.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 70s.

THURSDAY
Hot and humid. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the lower 90s. Heat index readings of around 107.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Low in the lower 70s.

FRIDAY
Hot and humid. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 90s. Heat index readings of around 106.

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 28-JUL 2 JUN 30-JUL 6    JUL       JUL-SEP                      
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   Temperature:      Above        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

Friday June 22, 2018 the 173th Day of Year

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SUN
Declination 23.430000
Distance 0.999716 AU
Rise 06:31 EDT Set 21:31 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:01 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:00 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

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JUNE 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1947...
Twelve inches of rain fell in forty-two minutes at Holt MO establishing a
world rainfall record. That record was tied on January 24-25, 1956, at the
Kilauea Sugar Plantation in Hawaii, as their state record was established
with 38 inches of rain in 24 hours. (The Weather Channel)
...1972...
Hurricane Agnes deluged Pennsylvania and New York State with torrential
rains resulting in the most costly flood in U.S. history. In the Middle
Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania, 24 hour rainfall amounts were generally
8 to 12 inches, with up to 19 inches in extreme southwestern Schuylkill
County. At Wilkes-Barre PA the dike was breached destroying much of the
town. Flooding resulted in 117 deaths and 3.1 billion dollars damage.
(David Ludlum)
...1981...
A young woman from Lubbock TX was struck by lightning. The bolt of
lightning struck just above her right shoulder near her neck, and passed
right to left through her body, tearing her warm-ups, causing her tennis
shoes to explode, and lifting her two feet into the air. (The Weather
Channel)
...1992...
Record cold prevailed in the eastern U.S. with 67 low temperature records for 
the date tied or broken.  Indianapolis, Indiana dipped to 37 degrees to set a 
new all-time record low temperature for June and the coldest summer temperature 
ever.  In sharp contrast, it was a furnace in the Pacific Northwest with Eugene 
and Medford, Oregon setting new all-time record high temperatures for June with 
102 and 111 degrees, respectively.

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