066  
FNUS53 KILX 221012  
FWFILX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
412 AM CST FRI DEC 22 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY WEATHER WILL PREVAIL ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS  
TODAY:HOWEVER, LIGHT WINDS AND MIXING HEIGHTS BELOW 3000FT WILL  
LEAD TO POOR VENTILATION RATES. A STORM SYSTEM WILL TRACK INTO THE  
OHIO RIVER VALLEY OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS...SPREADING RAIN AND  
SNOW ACROSS SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE AREA TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY.  
FURTHER NORTH, DRY WEATHER WILL PERSIST ALONG AND NORTH OF A  
BLOOMINGTON TO JACKSONVILLE LINE THROUGH SATURDAY, BUT VENTILATION  
RATES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN POOR.  
 
NOTE: ROUTINE FIRE WEATHER FORECASTS WILL END THIS AFTERNOON.  
THEY WILL RESUME IN EARLY FEBRUARY.  
 
ILZ027>031-036>038-040-041-047-222230-  
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-  
SCHUYLER-MASON-CASS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GALESBURG, TOULON, PEORIA, LACON, EUREKA,  
CANTON, PEKIN, BLOOMINGTON, NORMAL, RUSHVILLE, HAVANA,  
AND BEARDSTOWN  
412 AM CST FRI DEC 22 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 43 (-1) 23 (-12) 35  
RH % (24HR TREND) 64 (+4) 88 (-6) 46  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) N 6 N 6  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) NW 6 N 5 NW 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 2828 3317  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 40 31  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 12 NW 13  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 35120 41767  
VENT RATE CATEGORY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.  
LOWS AROUND 19. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS IN  
THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 17. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 30. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 12. NORTH WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 35 PERCENT.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 11. NORTH WINDS UP TO  
5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS  
IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ042-043-048>053-222230-  
LOGAN-DE WITT-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LINCOLN, CLINTON, PETERSBURG, WINCHESTER,  
JACKSONVILLE, SPRINGFIELD, TAYLORVILLE, AND DECATUR  
412 AM CST FRI DEC 22 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SNOW/RAIN NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 44 (-7) 28 (-11) 36  
RH % (24HR TREND) 64 (+10) 84 (-10) 46  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) NW 6 N 7  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) NW 6 N 6 NW 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM  
PRECIP END 6 AM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 2730 3322  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 45 33  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 13 NW 13  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 37674 40718  
VENT RATE CATEGORY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 15 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.  
LOWS AROUND 15. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ044>046-054>057-061-222230-  
PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MONTICELLO, CHAMPAIGN, URBANA, DANVILLE,  
SULLIVAN, TUSCOLA, CHARLESTON, MATTOON, PARIS, AND SHELBYVILLE  
412 AM CST FRI DEC 22 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE DRIZZLE SNOW/RAIN SNOW  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 60 30  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 48 (-2) 30 (-14) 37  
RH % (24HR TREND) 64 (+15) 88 (-9) 51  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) NW 6 N 7  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) NW 6 N 6 NW 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.06 0.02  
PRECIP DURATION 6 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 12 PM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 2406 2853  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 49 34  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 10 N 13  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 26994 37496  
VENT RATE CATEGORY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. WEST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 13. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 15. NORTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS  
IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ062-063-066>068-071>073-222230-  
CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENUP, MARSHALL, EFFINGHAM, NEWTON,  
ROBINSON, FLORA, OLNEY, AND LAWRENCEVILLE  
412 AM CST FRI DEC 22 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE DRIZZLE SNOW/RAIN SNOW/RAIN  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 90 60  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 53 (0) 33 (-15) 39  
RH % (24HR TREND) 67 (+16) 90 (-8) 58  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) W 5 N 8  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) NW 5 N 6 NW 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.33 0.10  
PRECIP DURATION 0 11 5  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 12 PM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 2105 2785  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 55 36  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) NW 9 N 14  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 19372 40628  
VENT RATE CATEGORY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTH WINDS  
UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 20. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 20. WEST WINDS UP TO  
5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 16. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 30. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 18. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS  
IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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