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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 ROCK ISLAND County
Issued at 500 AM CDT SUN JUN 24 2018

MOLINE         FAIR      61  60  97 CALM      29.88R FOG              
STERLING*      FOG       60  60 100 MISG        N/A  VSB 1/4          
SAVANNA*       FOG       57  57 100 CALM      29.88R VSB 1/4          

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 ROCK ISLAND County,IL

419 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018


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.


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

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 activation will not be needed today or tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For ROCK ISLAND County, IL
513 AM CDT Sun Jun 24 2018

Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning. High in the mid 80s. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 60s. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. High in the upper 70s. East wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Showers and thunderstorms likely. Low in the upper 60s. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 80s. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

Showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Low in the upper 60s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s. Low in the lower 70s.

Mostly clear. High in the lower 90s. Low in the mid 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 
                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

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

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)
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)
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)
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