355  
FNUS53 KILX 230836  
FWFILX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
336 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A FEW DAYS OF DRY WEATHER ARE ON TAP FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST  
ILLINOIS, UNTIL RAIN STARTS TO MOVE IN LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.  
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL TODAY, BUT WILL TREND TOWARD THE  
SOUTHEAST OR SOUTH ON MONDAY AS AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE LIFTS  
OUT OF THE REGION.  
 
ILZ027>029-036-040-232215-  
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-FULTON-SCHUYLER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GALESBURG, TOULON, PEORIA, CANTON,  
AND RUSHVILLE  
336 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 71 (+8) 42 (+4) 74  
RH % (24HR TREND) 24 (-5) 80 (+4) 26  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) LGT/VAR SE 6  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR S 9 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5288 5525  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 62 67  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 7 S 20  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 53748 126373  
VENT RATE CATEGORY POOR VERY GOOD  
HAINES INDEX 4 5 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ030-031-037-038-232215-  
MARSHALL-WOODFORD-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LACON, EUREKA, PEKIN, BLOOMINGTON,  
AND NORMAL  
336 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR CLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 70 (+7) 42 (+4) 73  
RH % (24HR TREND) 24 (-4) 78 (+1) 28  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) LGT/VAR SE 5  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) NE 5 LGT/VAR SE 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5346 5457  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 61 66  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) NE 10 SE 15  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 70490 101099  
VENT RATE CATEGORY FAIR GOOD  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
MID 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ041-042-047>051-232215-  
MASON-LOGAN-CASS-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HAVANA, LINCOLN, BEARDSTOWN, PETERSBURG,  
WINCHESTER, JACKSONVILLE, AND SPRINGFIELD  
336 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 71 (+7) 42 (+3) 74  
RH % (24HR TREND) 24 (-7) 82 (+4) 27  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) NE 5 SE 5  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) NE 6 LGT/VAR SE 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5523 5559  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 62 68  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) NE 12 S 14  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 81492 95893  
VENT RATE CATEGORY GOOD GOOD  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING  
TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ043-044-052>054-061-232215-  
DE WITT-PIATT-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-SHELBY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLINTON, MONTICELLO, TAYLORVILLE,  
DECATUR, SULLIVAN, AND SHELBYVILLE  
336 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 70 (+9) 42 (+3) 74  
RH % (24HR TREND) 27 (-11) 84 (+3) 27  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) NE 7 E 5  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) NE 8 LGT/VAR SE 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5548 5302  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 62 67  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) NE 15 SE 9  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 77373 66881  
VENT RATE CATEGORY GOOD FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID  
40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING  
TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ045-046-055>057-062-063-232215-  
CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-DOUGLAS-COLES-EDGAR-CUMBERLAND-CLARK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CHAMPAIGN, URBANA, DANVILLE, TUSCOLA,  
CHARLESTON, MATTOON, PARIS, GREENUP, AND MARSHALL  
336 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 70 (+11) 41 (+2) 74  
RH % (24HR TREND) 26 (-14) 82 (+1) 27  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) NE 8 E 5  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) NE 9 G17 LGT/VAR E 6  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5403 4981  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 61 66  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) NE 17 E 10  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 85912 62858  
VENT RATE CATEGORY GOOD FAIR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. EAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. COOLER. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. NORTHWEST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ066>068-071>073-232215-  
EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF EFFINGHAM, NEWTON, ROBINSON, FLORA,  
OLNEY, AND LAWRENCEVILLE  
336 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017  
 
TODAY TONIGHT MON  
 
CLOUD COVER CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 70 (+14) 43 (+2) 73  
RH % (24HR TREND) 28 (-25) 81 (0) 33  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) NE 10 G19 NE 5  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) N 10 G19 N 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5076 4950  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 61 67  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) NE 23 E 8  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 116282 45476  
VENT RATE CATEGORY VERY GOOD POOR  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. LIGHT WINDS.    
TUESDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 50. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. COOLER. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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