731  
FNUS53 KILX 181957  
FWFILX  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL/SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL  
257 PM CDT THU APR 18 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SHOWERS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT EAST OF I-55...AND INTO FRIDAY  
ALONG AND EAST OF THE I-57 CORRIDOR...WITH DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED  
FURTHER WEST TOMORROW. CLOUDY SKIES AND COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL  
DELAY THE DRYING TREND A BIT. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS GUSTING OVER  
30MPH WILL CREATE UNFAVORABLE BURN CONDITIONS ON FRIDAY.  
 
ILZ027>031-036>038-191015-  
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GALESBURG, TOULON, PEORIA, LACON, EUREKA,  
CANTON, PEKIN, BLOOMINGTON, AND NORMAL  
257 PM CDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY PCLDY CLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS NONE NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 10 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 41 (-7) 58 (+4) 36 66  
RH % (24HR TREND) 89 (-8) 36 (-30) 73 30  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) N 13 G26 N 9 G21  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) N 9 G21 N 15 G29 N 9 G22 NW 10 G21  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM  
PRECIP END 7 AM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6214 5519  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 49 56  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 36 NW 23  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 219200 165674  
VENT RATE CATEGORY EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS  
UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS  
AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
ILZ040>043-047>053-191015-  
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  
257 PM CDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY MCLDY MCLEAR CLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS NONE NONE  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 20 0 0 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 43 (-8) 57 (+1) 37 66  
RH % (24HR TREND) 88 (-11) 41 (-27) 74 29  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) N 14 G26 N 10 G23  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) N 9 G20 N 15 G30 N 10 G22 NW 11 G23  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM  
PRECIP END 7 AM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 6243 5548  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 49 56  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 37 NW 24  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 224950 168874  
VENT RATE CATEGORY EXCELLENT VERY GOOD  
HAINES INDEX 2 3 4 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. WEST WINDS UP TO  
10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ044>046-054>057-061>063-191015-  
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  
257 PM CDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY PCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 80 30 30 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 42 (-19) 49 (-14) 37 62  
RH % (24HR TREND) 94 (-5) 57 (-23) 80 30  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) N 14 G27 N 14 G26  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) N 9 G19 N 16 G30 N 13 G26 NW 14 G26  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.33 0.02 0.01 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 8 2 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 7 AM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 5346 6159  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 45 53  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 37 N 33  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 209029 220525  
VENT RATE CATEGORY VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 3 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY 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 LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH  
SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS  
IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
ILZ066>068-071>073-191015-  
EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF EFFINGHAM, NEWTON, ROBINSON, FLORA,  
OLNEY, AND LAWRENCEVILLE  
257 PM CDT THU APR 18 2019  
 
TONIGHT FRI FRI NIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY MCLEAR  
PRECIP TYPE SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS SHOWERS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 90 70 50 0  
TEMP (24HR TREND) 44 (-18) 49 (-15) 38 62  
RH % (24HR TREND) 95 (-1) 63 (-18) 84 32  
20FT WIND AM (MPH) N 12 G25 NW 13 G24  
20FT WIND PM (MPH) N 9 G19 N 14 G28 N 13 G25 NW 13 G25  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.69 0.06 0.06 0.00  
PRECIP DURATION 12 4 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 7 PM CONTINUING CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING 7 AM  
MIXING HGT (FT-AGL) 4611 6339  
1700FT MIXING TEMP 46 53  
TRANSPORT WIND (MPH) N 32 NW 33  
VENT RATE (MPH-FT) 180290 224994  
VENT RATE CATEGORY VERY GOOD EXCELLENT  
HAINES INDEX 2 2 2 4  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
 
   
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND  
5 MPH.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. HIGHS  
AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 

 
 
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