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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 SCOTT County
Issued at 700 PM CDT TUE AUG 22 2017

WEST-CENTRAL ILLINOIS
  
CITY           SKY/WX    TMP DP  RH WIND       PRES   REMARKS
QUINCY         CLEAR     75  54  47 N14       30.02S                  
GALESBURG*     CLEAR     71  55  57 NW8       30.03R                  
MACOMB*        CLEAR     72  58  61 NW7       30.04S                  
JACKSONVILLE*  CLEAR     74  56  54 N9        30.00S                  
PITTSFIELD*    CLEAR     74  59  58 NW7       30.03R                  

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 SCOTT County,IL

312 PM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

 DAY ONE  TONIGHT  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN  WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY  

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

 SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT  

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook


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

TONIGHT
Cooler, clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Northwest winds up to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY
Sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. North winds up to 10 mph.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. North winds up to 5 mph in the evening becoming light.

THURSDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. East winds around 5 mph.

FRIDAY
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs in the upper 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Highs around 80.

MONDAY
Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.

MONDAY NIGHT
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Lows around 60.

TUESDAY
Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of 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
                             ILLINOIS                                                                     
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                 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

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SUN
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

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AUGUST 22ND...HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
...1816...
The growing season for corn was cut short as damaging frosts were reported
from North Carolina to interior New England. (David Ludlum)
...1923...
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)
...1987...
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)
...1988...
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
Summary)
...1989...
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