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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
357 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Mostly sunny skies prevailed across central Illinois, while more
clouds were seen across the southeast part of the state.
Temperatures around the area at 3 PM were in the middle 70s to
lower 80s.

Cooler, drier weather will continue filtering into the region 
this afternoon and stick around for quite a while. Forecasted 
temperatures through the week are expected to top out in the mid 
70s to near 80 for central Illinois, along with lower humidity 
values over the next few days.

Low temperatures overnight, will drop into the 50s for much of 
the region, with some 60s noted for southern Missouri and the 
Lower Ohio River Valley.

High temperatures on Wednesday, will top out in the mid 70s to low
80s across the Midwest.

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Regional Hourly Observations For PIATT County
Issued at 700 PM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017

PONTIAC        MOCLDY    72  60  65 NW8       29.98S                  
BLOOMINGTON    PTCLDY    73  57  57 N13       30.00R                  
DECATUR        CLEAR     76  58  53 NW12      29.98R                  
PEORIA         CLEAR     74  54  49 NW7       30.00R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  74; 6HR MAX TEMP:  80;                                

LACON*         CLEAR     73  56  57 NW6       29.98S                  
LINCOLN*       CLEAR     75  59  58 NW5       29.99S                  
SPRINGFIELD    CLEAR     76  59  55 NW10      30.00R                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  76; 6HR MAX TEMP:  82;                                

TAYLORVILLE    CLEAR     73  59  62 NW8       29.99S                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  73; 6HR MAX TEMP:  81;                                

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, Tuesday August 22, 2017

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 72 degrees north, near 76 degrees central, and near 81 degrees south. Current sky conditions are partly cloudy north, clear central, and partly cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 45%, and the dew point is near 50 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 53%, and the dew point is near 58 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 70 degrees. The heat index is near 84 degrees south. The livestock heat stress category is no stress north, no stress central, and no stress south. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 12 mph central, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the northwest at 9 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 81 degrees at Mount Vernon, Metropolis, and Marion. The lowest temperature is 70 degrees at Peru, Freeport, De Kalb, and Aurora.

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 PIATT County,IL

312 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017


No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For PIATT County, IL
322 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Cooler, clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.

Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.

Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s. North winds up to 5 mph.

Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northeast winds around 5 mph.

Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s. Lows in the mid 50s.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.

Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.

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
                 6 TO 10 DAY  8 TO 14 DAY   30 DAY    90 DAY 
                AUG 28-SEP 1 AUG 30-SEP 5    AUG       AUG-OCT                      
                 -----------  -----------  --------  ---------
   Temperature:      Below        Below      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

Tuesday August 22, 2017 the 234th Day of Year

Declination 11.360000
Distance 0.999717 AU
Rise 07:18 EDT Set 20:44 EDT
Transit Meridian 14:01 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:51 EDT Ends 21:11 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

The growing season for corn was cut short as damaging frosts were reported
from North Carolina to interior New England. (David Ludlum)
The temperature at Anchorage AK reached 82 degrees, a record for August for
the location which was later tied on the 2nd in 1978. (The Weather Channel)
A cold front lowered temperatures 20 to 40 degrees across the north central
U.S., and produced severe thunderstorms in Ohio and Lower Michigan. An
early morning thunderstorm near Sydney MI produced high winds which spun a
car around 180 degrees. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Afternoon highs of 88 degrees at Astoria OR and 104 degrees at Medford OR
were records for the date, and the number of daily record highs across the
nation since the first of June topped the 2000 mark. (The National Weather
Evening thunderstorms in the central U.S. produced golf ball size hail at
May City IA, and wind gusts to 66 mph at Balltown IA. Lightning struck a
barn in Fayette County IA killing 750 hogs. Evening thunderstorms in
Montana produced wind gusts to 70 mph at Havre. (The National Weather
Summary) (Storm Data)

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