RECORD EVENT REPORT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
845 AM CDT MON AUG 16 2004

HERE IS A SUMMARY OF ALL THE RECORD COLD TEMPERATURES SET OVER
CENTRAL ILLINOIS DURING THE PAST 6 DAYS FROM AUGUST 11 TO 16.
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AUGUST 16 MONDAY...

RECORD LOWS WERE BROKEN OR TIED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS ON
MONDAY MORNING AUGUST 16 ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

LOCATION        LOW ON 8/16       PREVIOUS RECORD LOW FOR 8/16

LINCOLN             44  (TIE)        44 SET IN 1929
EFFINGHAM           46  (TIE)        46 SET IN 1929
SPRINGFIELD         47               52 SET IN 1885
HAVANA              47               51 SET IN 1994
MINONK              47  (TIE)        47 SET IN 1992
PANA                49               51 SET IN 1963
PEORIA              51               52 SET IN 1929
URBANA/CHAMPAIGN    51  (TIE)        51 SET IN 1929 & PREV YEARS
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AUGUST 15 SUNDAY...

RECORD LOWS WERE BROKEN OR TIED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THIS
SUNDAY MORNING AUGUST 15 ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

LOCATION        LOW ON 8/15       PREVIOUS RECORD LOW FOR 8/15

EFFINGHAM           45               49 SET IN 1992
HAVANA              45               47 SET IN 1979
MINONK              45  (TIE)        45 SET IN 1963
SPRINGFIELD         47  (TIE)        47 SET IN 1962
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AUGUST 14 SATURDAY...

RECORD LOWS WERE BROKEN OR TIED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THIS
SATURDAY MORNING AUGUST 14 ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

LOCATION        LOW ON 8/14       PREVIOUS RECORD LOW FOR 8/14

PRINCEVILLE         42               46 SET IN 1992
MINONK              45  (TIE)        45 SET IN 1964
EFFINGHAM           45  (TIE)        45 SET IN 1893
PEORIA              47               51 SET IN 1924 AND 1963
URBANA/CHAMPAIGN    48  (TIE)        48 SET IN 1924
HAVANA              48               49 SET IN 2001
SPRINGFIELD         51  (TIE)        51 SET IN 2001
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AUGUST 13 FRIDAY...

RECORD LOWS WERE BROKEN OR TIED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THIS
FRIDAY MORNING AUGUST 13 ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

LOCATION        LOW ON 8/13       PREVIOUS RECORD LOW FOR 8/13

HAVANA              44               48 SET IN 1967
PRINCEVILLE         45               47 SET IN 1986
EFFINGHAM           46               47 SET IN 1964
PEORIA              49  (TIE)        49 SET IN 1964
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AUGUST 12 THURSDAY...

VARIOUS COLD TEMPERATURE RECORDS ESTABLISHED ACROSS CENTRAL 
ILLINOIS ON THURSDAY AUGUST 12. THE UNSEASONABLY COOL AIR MASS 
HAS LED TO THE FOLLOWING RECORDS BEING ESTABLISHED SO FAR.

1)  COLDEST AUGUST HIGH TEMPERATURE

    THESE STATIONS HAVE EXPERIENCED THEIR COLDEST AUGUST DAYTIME
    TEMPERATURES ON RECORD.

    LOCATION        HIGH TEMP      OLD MONTHLY RECORD
    --------        ---------      ------------------    
    LINCOLN            63          65 ON 8/30/1935 & 8/19/1997
    
2)  COLDEST AUGUST 12 HIGH TEMPERATURE

    THESE STATIONS HAVE SET DAILY RECORDS FOR THE COLDEST HIGH
    TEMPERATURE ON AUGUST 12.

    LOCATION    HIGH TEMP ON 8/12  OLD DAILY RECORD FOR 8/12
    --------        ---------      ----------------
    PEORIA             63          69 SET IN 1964
    LINCOLN            63          71 SET IN 1964
    SPRINGFIELD        65          66 SET IN 1954
    GALESBURG          65 (TIE)    65 SET IN 1964
    DECATUR            66          70 SET IN 1954
    URBANA/CHAMPAIGN   66          68 SET IN 1964

3)  MORNING RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE ON AUG 12

    RECORD LOWS WERE BROKEN OR TIED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS THIS  
    THURSDAY MORNING AUG 12.

    LOCATION     LOW TEMP ON 8/12  PREVIOUS RECORD LOW FOR 8/12
    --------        --------       -------------------
    SPRINGFIELD        45          47 SET IN 1967 
    EFFINGHAM          45          46 SET IN 1893
    NEWTON             46          48 SET IN 1967 
    PARIS              47          48 SET IN 1967 
    HAVANA             47 (TIE)    47 SET IN 1979
    URBANA/CHAMPAIGN   48 (TIE)    48 SET IN 1967
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AUGUST 11 WEDNESDAY...

RECORD COLD TEMPERATURES WERE SET WEDNESDAY AUGUST 11 ACROSS
PARTS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

LOCATION         LOW ON 8/11    PREVIOUS RECORD LOW FOR 8/11

SPRINGFIELD          46            50 SET IN 1967
PEORIA               49            51 SET IN 1982 AND 1967

RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY AUGUST 11...

LOCATION        HIGH ON 8/11    PREVIOUS RECORD FOR 8/11

GALESBURG            66            69 SET IN 1977
PEORIA               66            71 SET IN 1952/1954/1967/1977
LINCOLN              67            71 SET IN 1967
URBANA/CHAMPAIGN     68            71 SET IN 1952
SPRINGFIELD          69            70 SET IN 1954
DECATUR              70            74 SET IN 1902   
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DAN KELLY
CHRIS GEELHART
KIRK HUETTL

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