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)
A record dry month was in progress in parts of central Illinois. Springfield reported a mere 0.10 inch of rain during the month, which still stands as the driest August on record. Decatur's 0.22 inch of rain during the month also set an August record.