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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
704 PM CDT Wed Mar 21 2018

High pressure built into the central U.S. on Wednesday, providing
sunny skies and cool air to central and southeast Illinois. High
temperatures reached the middle to upper 40s.

A fast moving disturbance will track southeast from Iowa into
southern Illinois on Thursday, bringing a chance for scattered
rain showers. A larger storm system will begin to impact the
Midwest on Friday, and linger into Saturday. Strong low pressure
will spread rain and snow across the region. Several inches of
snow accumulation is possible from northeast Iowa, southeast into
portions of northern Illinois, and Indiana, for Friday night and 
Saturday. Farther south, rain totals in excess of one inch are 
possible, for central and southern Illinois.

Low temperatures tonight will drop into the mid 20s to mid 30s
across the Midwest. Highs on Thursday will range from the mid 40s
in northern Indiana, to the lower 60s in central Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For WHITE County
Issued at 1100 PM CDT WED MAR 21 2018

MOLINE         FAIR      29  20  69 SW3       30.24R                  
STERLING*      CLOUDY    34  20  56 CALM      30.24R                  
SAVANNA*       FAIR      35  22  58 NW3       30.24R                  

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 1100pm CDT, Wednesday March 21, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 30 degrees north and near 34 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north and fair south. In the north, relative humidity is near 69%, and the dew point is near 21 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 79%, and the dew point is near 28 degrees. Winds are from the north at 5 mph north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The wind chill is near 25 degrees north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are calm south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 34 degrees at Mount Vernon and Carbondale. The lowest temperature is 30 degrees at Rockford and O'Hare Airport.

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 WHITE County,IL

522 AM CDT Wed Mar 21 2018


No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


A storm system will impact the area with widespread 
precipitation, mainly Friday Night and Saturday. Although 
forecast confidence is low on the exact location, a swath of 
accumulating wet snow is possible over parts of eastern Iowa and 
northwestern Illinois. Stay tuned to the forecast through this 


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WHITE County, IL
942 PM CDT Wed Mar 21 2018

Mostly clear. Low in the mid 20s. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny. High around 50. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 20s. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

Mostly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain in the afternoon. High in the upper 40s. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Blustery. Rain possibly mixed with snow in the evening, then snow after midnight. Moderate snow accumulations possible. Low in the lower 30s. East wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Blustery, colder. Snow in the morning, then snow with rain in the afternoon. High in the upper 30s. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

Mostly cloudy with rain likely in the evening, then partly cloudy after midnight. Low in the mid 20s. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Partly cloudy. High in the lower 40s. Low in the upper 20s.

Partly sunny. High in the upper 40s.

Rain. Low in the upper 30s. High in the mid 50s. Chance of rain 80 percent.

Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the evening. Low in the mid 30s. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Partly sunny. High in the lower 50s.

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 
               MAR 27-MAR 31 MAR 29-APR 4    MAR       MAR-MAY                      
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   Temperature:      Above        Below      Below     Normal                      
 Precipitation:      Above       Normal     Normal      Above                      

....  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

Thursday March 22, 2018 the 81th Day of Year

Declination 1.020000
Distance 0.999721 AU
Rise 06:58 EDT Set 19:14 EDT
Transit Meridian 13:05 EDT
Civil Twilight Begins 06:32 EDT Ends 19:40 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

A spectactular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as
Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA. At Detroit MI, the display was
described "so brilliant as to blot out all stars below first magnitude".
(22nd-23rd) (The Weather Channel)
A great flood crested on rivers from Ohio to Maine. The flood claimed 107
lives and caused 270 million dollars property damage. (David Ludlum)
Six to ten inch rains caused the Chicago River to overflow its banks. (The
Weather Channel)

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