424  
FNUS53 KILX 012021  
FWFILX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
321 PM CDT WED MAY 1 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS FORECAST TO REMAIN IN THE AREA TONIGHT  
THROUGH THURSDAY RESULTING IN ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE FRONT WILL FINALLY MOVE SOUTHEAST OF  
THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT. A MINOR SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH  
RAPIDLY ON FRIDAY, BRINGING SCATTERED SHOWERS FRIDAY IN THE  
SOUTHERN SECTIONS, WITH DRY WEATHER FOR THE WEEKEND.  
 
THIS IS THE LAST ISSUANCE OF THE FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST  
FOR THE SPRING SEASON. ROUTINE FORECASTS WILL RETURN FOR THE  
FALL APPROXIMATELY OCTOBER 1.  
 
ILZ027>031-036>038-021030-  
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GALESBURG, TOULON, PEORIA, LACON, EUREKA,  
CANTON, PEKIN, BLOOMINGTON, AND NORMAL  
321 PM CDT WED MAY 1 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 80 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 53 (+3) 66 (-2) 44 64  
RH % (24HR TREND) 98 (-2) 68 (-6) 96 52  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) NE 5 NE 6  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) LGT/VAR N 6 N 6 NE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.17 0.41 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 3 7  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING 7 PM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 1522 3101  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 64 53  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 15 E 12  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 21805 39496  
VENT RATE CATEGORY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ040>042-047>052-021030-  
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-CASS-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RUSHVILLE, HAVANA, LINCOLN, BEARDSTOWN,  
PETERSBURG, WINCHESTER, JACKSONVILLE, SPRINGFIELD,  
AND TAYLORVILLE  
321 PM CDT WED MAY 1 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 70 90 30 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 59 (+5) 70 (-2) 47 65  
RH % (24HR TREND) 98 (-2) 71 (-1) 95 56  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) W 5 NE 6  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) LGT/VAR NW 6 N 6 NE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.18 0.49 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 4 11 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 7 AM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 1829 2550  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 67 56  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) NW 9 NE 7  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 26858 21563  
VENT RATE CATEGORY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 3 2 2 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS  
UP TO 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ043>046-053>057-061-021030-  
DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-MACON-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-COLES-  
EDGAR-SHELBY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CLINTON, MONTICELLO, CHAMPAIGN, URBANA,  
DANVILLE, DECATUR, SULLIVAN, TUSCOLA, CHARLESTON, MATTOON, PARIS,  
AND SHELBYVILLE  
321 PM CDT WED MAY 1 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 90 50 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 59 (+3) 73 (0) 48 66  
RH % (24HR TREND) 98 (0) 72 (-2) 95 59  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) S 5 NE 6  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) LGT/VAR SW 5 N 5 NE 5  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.10 0.54 0.10 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2 12 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 7 AM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 1993 2532  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 69 55  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) SW 8 NE 7  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 16364 20554  
VENT RATE CATEGORY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2 3  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO  
5 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ062-063-066>068-071>073-021030-  
CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GREENUP, MARSHALL, EFFINGHAM, NEWTON,  
ROBINSON, FLORA, OLNEY, AND LAWRENCEVILLE  
321 PM CDT WED MAY 1 2019  
 
TONIGHT THU THU NIGHT FRI  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE TSTMS TSTMS TSTMS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 50 90 80 40  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 60 (-2) 75 (+2) 53 71  
RH % (24HR TREND) 94 (+3) 75 (+2) 97 64  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) LGT/VAR SW 5 LGT/VAR LGT/VAR  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.16 0.53 0.27 0.01  
PRECIP DURATION 2 11 7 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 7 AM 1 PM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 3547 2439  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 71 58  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) SW 9 N 5  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 46501 10997  
VENT RATE CATEGORY POOR POOR  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2 2  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE WEST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS  
AROUND 60. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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