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Regional Hourly Observations For WHITESIDE County
Issued at 700 PM CST SAT JAN 19 2019
NORTHWEST ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS MOLINE FAIR 18 8 65 N12G21 30.16R WCI 5 STERLING* FAIR 14 8 77 N14 30.14R WCI -1 SAVANNA* FAIR 16 7 67 N10 30.17R WCI 3
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 700pm CST, Saturday January 19, 2019
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 20 degrees north and near 27 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light snow north and light snow south. In the north, relative humidity is near 84%, and the dew point is near 16 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. There is patchy fog north. Winds are from the north at 18 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 5 degrees north. Winds are unavailable central. Winds are from the northwest at 16 mph with gusts at 26 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 14 degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the danger category north, unavailable category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 27 degrees at Mount Vernon, Marion, and Carbondale. The lowest temperature is 18 degrees at Waukegan.
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.
US Radar, All NWS Radars (In near-real time),Livestock Heat Stress Index (LSI), Wind Chill Map
Hazardous Weather Outlook For WHITESIDE County,IL
142 PM CST Sat Jan 19 2019 DAY ONE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT Wind chill readings will fall into the -10 to -20 range by mid evening tonight. Winds will get much lighter overnight, but temperatures falling to -5 to around zero will keep wind chills very cold. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY Wind chill readings will drop to the single digits to teens below zero both Sunday and Monday mornings. There is a chance for light snow on Sunday. Minor accumulations are possible, mainly in southeast Iowa and northeast Missouri. Another winter system may produce accumulating snow or mixed precipitation in or near the outlook area Tuesday and Tuesday night. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Storm spotter activation will not be needed this afternoon or tonight.
7-Day Forecast For WHITESIDE County, IL
530 PM CST Sat Jan 19 2019
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY JAN 25-29 JAN 27-FEB 2 JAN JAN-MAR ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Below Below Normal Normal Precipitation: Normal Below Below Below .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 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
Saturday January 19, 2019 the 19th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination -20.170000 Distance 0.999725 AU Rise 08:17 EST Set 18:03 EST Transit Meridian 13:09 EST Civil Twilight Begins 07:48 EST Ends 18:32 EST 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
JANUARY 19TH HISTORICAL WEATHER FACTS ...1810... The famous "cold day" in New England. Gale force winds wrecked homes, and accompanied a sudden overnight drop in temperature of 50 degrees. Tradgedy struck Sanbornton NH where three chidren froze to death. (David Ludlum) ...1933... Giant Forest CA received 60 inches of snow in just 24 hours, a state record, and the second highest 24 hour total of record for the U.S. (David Ludlum) ...1977... Snowflakes were observed at Homestead and Miami Beach in extreme southern Florida. (David Ludlum) ...1987... A storm tracking toward the northeastern U.S. produced up to 14 inches of snow in northern Indiana. Peru IN reported a foot of snow. Six cities in Florida reported new record high temperatures for the date. The afternoon high of 88 degrees at Miami equalled their record for the month of January. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1988... A powerful storm hit the central U.S. producing blizzard conditions in the Central High Plains, and severe thunderstorms in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Snowfall totals ranged up to 36 inches at Wolf Creek Pass CO, with 31 inches at Elsmere NE. Tornadoes claimed five lives in Tennessee, and a tornado at Cullman AL injured 35 persons. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data) ...1989... The high temperature for the day at Fairbanks AK was a frigid 41 degrees below zero, and the morning low of 24 degrees below zero at Anchorage AK was their coldest reading in fourteen years. (National Weather Summary) ...1990... Thunderstorms produced large hail and damaging winds in eastern Texas and Louisiana. Tornadoes at Garland TX and Apple Springs TX each injured one person. Heavy snow spread from the Southern and Central Rockies into the Great Plains. Storm totals in New Mexico reached 36 inches at Gascon. Totals in the Central Plains ranged up to 15 inches near McCook NE and Garden City KS. (National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky