Our Doppler radar is a familiar sight for travelers along Highway 10 east of Lincoln. We recently prepared an online tour of the radar, which is available at this link. There is also a YouTube video available as well. (click image to enlarge)
Drought conditions continued to spread across the northwest half of Illinois during the month. Locations west of I-55 were considered to be in extreme drought conditions, with rainfall amounts several inches below normal. The drought was most significant across the Illinois River valley.