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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
920 PM CST Wed Nov 14 2018

Snow began to fall across locations, mainly south of a Paris to
Saint Louis line this evening. Elsewhere, partly to mostly cloudy
skies were seen. Temperatures around the area at 9 p.m., ranged
from 22 degrees at Lacon, to 31 degrees at Flora and Lawrenceville.

The next weather system will move through the region overnight, 
with precipitation type being a major concern. With the cold 
temperatures in place across the Midwest, and the storm system 
will bring a wintry mix to the Ohio River Valley, but will remain
snow for most locations farther north. Winter storm advisories 
and warnings are posted across Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana. 
Temperatures will remain unseasonably cold, but will warm slightly
by the end of the week.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from the teens across
eastern Iowa, to near 30 degrees across the Missouri bootheel.

High temperatures on Thursday, will range from the middle 30s
across Indiana, to the middle 40s across southwest Missouri.

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Regional Hourly Observations For WHITESIDE County
Issued at 1200 AM CST THU NOV 15 2018

MOLINE         FAIR      22  17  81 CALM      30.30F                  
6HR MIN TEMP:  21; 6HR MAX TEMP:  28;                                

STERLING*        N/A     21  17  84 E5        30.32F WCI  15          
SAVANNA*       FAIR      21  18  86 E3        30.32F                  

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 1200am CST, Thursday November 15, 2018

Across Illinois...temperatures are near 22 degrees north, near 28 degrees central, and near 28 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, light snow central, and light snow south. In the north, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 19 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 85%, and the dew point is near 24 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 27 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are calm north, where conditions are favorable for spraying. Winds are from the east at 14 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds and light snow. The wind chill is near 17 degrees central. Winds are from the northeast at 8 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light snow. The wind chill is near degrees south. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and danger category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 100/ degrees at Northerly Island. The lowest temperature is 19 degrees at 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 WHITESIDE County,IL

448 AM CST Wed Nov 14 2018


No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


A passing weather system will bring the chance for rain mixed with
snow Friday night, changing over to all snow and lasting into 
Saturday. Early indications suggest that at least some light snow 
accumulations will be possible during this period, which if it 
occurs, may produce some slick spots on area roads by Saturday. 
There is still some uncertainty on the exact track and strength of
this system, so stay tuned for later updates and forecasts. 


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook

7-Day Forecast For WHITESIDE County, IL
1027 PM CST Wed Nov 14 2018

Clear. Low around 20. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunny. High in the upper 30s. East wind around 5 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon.

Partly cloudy. Low in the upper 20s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

Partly sunny. High in the lower 40s. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light snow. Low in the upper 20s. West wind around 5 mph shifting to the north after midnight.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. High in the mid 30s.

Mostly cloudy. Low in the lower 20s.

Mostly sunny. High in the lower 30s.

Mostly clear. Low around 20.

Mostly sunny. High in the mid 30s.

Mostly cloudy. Low in the mid 20s.

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

Sunny. High in the mid 40s.

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 
                   NOV 20-24    NOV 22-28    NOV   NOV18-JAN19                      
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   Temperature:     Normal        Above      Below      Above                      
 Precipitation:      Above        Above      Above     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

Thursday November 15, 2018 the 319th Day of Year

Declination -18.720000
Distance 0.999723 AU
Rise 07:44 EST Set 17:43 EST
Transit Meridian 12:43 EST
Civil Twilight Begins 07:16 EST Ends 18:11 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

A record lake-effect snowstorm at Watertown NY produced 45 inches in 24
hours. The storm total was 49 inches. (14th-15th) (David Ludlum) (The
Weather Channel)
A surprise snow and ice coating paralyzed Boston during the evening rush
hour. (David Ludlum)
Thunderstorms spawned twenty-two tornadoes in eastern Texas, Louisiana and
Oklahoma. A tornado moving out of northeastern Texas killed one person and
injured ninety-six others around Shreveport LA causing more than five
million dollars damage. Tornadoes in Texas claimed ten lives, and injured
191 persons. A tornado caused more than nineteen million dollars damage
around Palestine TX.
Severe thunderstorms spawned eighteen tornadoes in Mississippi and seven in
Georgia the next day, and thunderstorms in southeastern Texas produced wind
gusts to 102 mph at Galveston, and wind gusts to 110 mph at Bay City,
killing one person. There were a total of forty-nine tornadoes in the south
central U.S. in two days. The tornadoes claimed eleven lives, injured 303
persons, and caused more than seventy million dollars damage. (Storm Data)
(The National Weather Summary)
Numerous tornadoes and severe thunderstorms ripped throught MO, IL, IN, TN and
West Kentucky, killing two people and injuring over 40. UKAWC

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