Alton, IL

10:03 AM CDT on July 22, 2014 (GMT -0500)
Alton - Beacon (KILALTON6) Elev 530 ft | 38.89 °N, 90.19 °W | Change Station

Current weather conditions updated 1 second ago

Clear
Clear
87.2 °F
Feels Like 95 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today is forecast to be Warmer than yesterday. Late night thunderstorms tonight.

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
5:53 AM 8:20 PM
Waning Crescent, 17% visible
Pressure 30.10 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 95 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 64%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 6 out of 12
Pollen 6.10 out of 12
Ozone Good
PM2.5 Moderate
Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KALN 221445Z 20006KT 10SM SKC 26/22 A3010

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Pressure 30.10 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 95 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 64%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 6 out of 12
Pollen 6.10 out of 12
Ozone Good
PM2.5 Moderate
Flu Activity Sporadic
METAR KALN 221445Z 20006KT 10SM SKC 26/22 A3010

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10-Day Weather Forecast

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Astronomy

Jul. 22, 2014 Rise Set
Actual Time 5:53 AM CDT 8:20 PM CDT
Civil Twilight 5:22 AM CDT 8:51 PM CDT
Nautical Twilight 4:44 AM CDT 9:28 PM CDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:02 AM CDT 10:10 PM CDT
Moon 2:25 AM CDT 4:58 PM CDT
Length of Visible Light 15h 28m
Length of Day
14h 27m
Tomorrow will be 1m 35s shorter.
Waning Crescent, 17% of the Moon is Illuminated
Today
Waning Crescent
Jul 26
New
Aug 3
First Quarter
Aug 10
Full
Aug 17
Last Quarter

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Air Quality

  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
Yesterday Moderate
OZONE
Yesterday Moderate
PM2.5
Current Moderate
PM2.5
Current Good
OZONE
Tuesday Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
OZONE
Tuesday Moderate
PM2.5
Wednesday Moderate
PM2.5
Wednesday Good
OZONE
Thursday Good
PM2.5
Thursday Good
OZONE

Snow Depth

Station Depth Elevation
No new snow has been reported.

Earthquake Activity

City Distance Mag. Time & Date
No recent earthquake activity has been reported nearby.
Minimum magnitude displayed is 2.5.

Coastal Water Temperatures

Place Temperature
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