573  
FNUS53 KILX 242008  
FWFILX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
308 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS FOR  
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. MIXING HEIGHTS WILL RANGE FROM 5000 TO  
6000FT ON WEDNESDAY...THEN WILL CLIMB OVER 6000FT ON THURSDAY.  
DESPITE THE INCREASING MIXING HEIGHTS, WINDS BECOMING LIGHT AND  
VARIABLE WILL LEAD TO POOR VENTILATION RATES BY THURSDAY.  
 
ILZ027>031-036>038-251015-  
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GALESBURG, TOULON, PEORIA, LACON, EUREKA,  
CANTON, PEKIN, BLOOMINGTON, AND NORMAL  
308 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 43 (-7) 63 (-7) 36 66  
RH % (24HR TREND) 83 (-9) 32 (-11) 83 31  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) NE 7 LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) LGT/VAR N 6 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5962 6930  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 56 56  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) NE 13 NW 5  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 77312 45184  
VENT RATE CATEGORY GOOD POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 2 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 35 PERCENT.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 35 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
ILZ040>043-047>053-251015-  
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-CASS-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-  
CHRISTIAN-MACON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RUSHVILLE, HAVANA, LINCOLN, CLINTON,  
BEARDSTOWN, PETERSBURG, WINCHESTER, JACKSONVILLE, SPRINGFIELD,  
TAYLORVILLE, AND DECATUR  
308 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 46 (-6) 63 (-5) 36 67  
RH % (24HR TREND) 86 (-12) 33 (-16) 81 31  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) NE 7 LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) LGT/VAR N 7 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5731 6657  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 59 57  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) NE 10 NW 6  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 73741 51430  
VENT RATE CATEGORY FAIR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 35 PERCENT.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW  
35 PERCENT.  
 

 
 
ILZ044>046-054>057-061>063-251015-  
PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-  
CUMBERLAND-CLARK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MONTICELLO, CHAMPAIGN, URBANA, DANVILLE,  
SULLIVAN, TUSCOLA, CHARLESTON, MATTOON, PARIS, SHELBYVILLE,  
GREENUP, AND MARSHALL  
308 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 45 (-6) 63 (+1) 35 64  
RH % (24HR TREND) 91 (-8) 36 (-37) 82 35  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) N 8 LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) LGT/VAR N 8 NE 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5192 6234  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 57 56  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 14 N 5  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 75728 50743  
VENT RATE CATEGORY GOOD POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS  
UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH. AFTERNOON  
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 35 PERCENT.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 35 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 35 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ066>068-071>073-251015-  
EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF EFFINGHAM, NEWTON, ROBINSON, FLORA,  
OLNEY, AND LAWRENCEVILLE  
308 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
TONIGHT WED WED NIGHT THU  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 48 (-4) 65 (+3) 38 64  
RH % (24HR TREND) 91 (-7) 45 (-31) 79 38  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) N 6 LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) LGT/VAR N 6 NE 5 LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION  
PRECIP BEGIN  
PRECIP END  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 4832 6078  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 59 58  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 12 N 5  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 65732 48514  
VENT RATE CATEGORY FAIR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 3 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS  
UP TO 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 35 PERCENT.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITIES MAY DROP BELOW 35 PERCENT.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
15 MPH.  
 

 
 
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