Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
Issued by NWS Central Illinois

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
257 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

.DISCUSSION...

SURFACE AND UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING OVER CENTRAL ILLINOIS
THIS AFTERNOON WILL BRING LIGHT WINDS AND MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES ALONG
WITH A RETURN TO A WARMING TREND. LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS WILL RESULT
IN SOME AREAS OF POOR VENTILATION CONDITIONS. FOR THE WEEKEND...A
FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL EDGE CLOSER TO CENTRAL ILLINOIS FROM THE NORTHWEST
EVENTUALLY RESULTING IN A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...
MAINLY NORTH OF I-72 SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY NIGHT. A CONTINUED WARMING
TREND WILL TAKE PLACE AND AN INCREASE IN SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL BRING
IMPROVED VENTILATION RATES DURING THIS WEEKEND.

NOTE: THE LAST ISSUANCE OF THE ROUTINE FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST
FOR THE SPRING SEASON WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON...FRIDAY MAY 1ST. THE
ROUTINE FORECAST WILL RETURN FOR THE FALL SEASON AROUND OCTOBER 1ST.


ILZ027>031-036>038-021015-
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...TOULON...PEORIA...LACON...
EUREKA...CANTON...PEKIN...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL
257 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      48 (+13)     75 (+8)      54           80
RH % (24H TREND)      76 (-13)     34 (+4)      82           39
20FT WND AM(MPH)                   SW  5                     S  8
20FT WND PM(MPH)      LGT/VAR      SW  6        S  5         S 13
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 7861                      6895
1700FT MIXING TEMP                 68                        73
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     S 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 90379                     174444
VENT RATE CATEGORY                 GOOD                      VERY GOOD
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

$$

ILZ040>042-047>052-021015-
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-CASS-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSHVILLE...HAVANA...LINCOLN...
BEARDSTOWN...PETERSBURG...WINCHESTER...JACKSONVILLE...
SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE
257 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      48 (+12)     76 (+7)      54           80
RH % (24H TREND)      76 (-12)     33 (+3)      81           38
20FT WND AM(MPH)                   SW  5                     S  7
20FT WND PM(MPH)      LGT/VAR      SW  6        S  5         S 11
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6494                      6427
1700FT MIXING TEMP                 68                        73
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  8                     S 18
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 66385                     132211
VENT RATE CATEGORY                 FAIR                      VERY GOOD
HAINES INDEX          5            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

$$

ILZ043>046-053>057-061-021015-
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...SHELBYVILLE
257 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      45 (+9)      74 (+7)      52           78
RH % (24H TREND)      87 (-2)      34 (-2)      83           39
20FT WND AM(MPH)                   LGT/VAR                   S  7
20FT WND PM(MPH)      LGT/VAR      SW  6        LGT/VAR      S 12
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6493                      6391
1700FT MIXING TEMP                 66                        70
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     S 16
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 67078                     102895
VENT RATE CATEGORY                 FAIR                      GOOD
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.

$$

ILZ062-063-066>068-071>073-021015-
CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREENUP...MARSHALL...EFFINGHAM...
NEWTON...ROBINSON...FLORA...OLNEY...LAWRENCEVILLE
257 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY        PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      45 (+8)      74 (+6)      52           78
RH % (24H TREND)      89 (-1)      36 (+4)      86           40
20FT WND AM(MPH)                   LGT/VAR                   S  5
20FT WND PM(MPH)      LGT/VAR      SW  5        LGT/VAR      S  9
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.00         0.00
PRECIP DURATION
PRECIP BEGIN
PRECIP END
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6516                      6041
1700FT MIXING TEMP                 67                        70
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SW  9                     S 15
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 57896                     94684
VENT RATE CATEGORY                 FAIR                      GOOD
HAINES INDEX          4            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS AROUND 80. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

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