Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
237 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE WEATHER OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST
ILLINOIS THROUGH SATURDAY. THIS PERIOD WILL BE CHARACTERIZED BY DRY
WEATHER...LIGHT WINDS...AND RELATIVELY POOR SMOKE DISPERSION. WHILE
MIXING HEIGHTS THE NEXT TWO DAYS WILL BE FAIRLY HIGH...GENERALLY
5000-7000 FEET...LIGHT WINDS WILL KEEP THE VENTILATION RATE VERY LOW.
THE NEXT CHANCE FOR ORGANIZED RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE SATURDAY
NIGHT INTO SUNDAY WITH FAIRLY WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

ILZ027>031-036>038-181030-
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...WYOMING...TOULON...
BRADFORD...PEORIA...HENRY...LACON...TOLUCA...WENONA...EUREKA...
METAMORA...EL PASO...MINONK...GERMANTOWN HILLS...ROANOKE...
CANTON...PEKIN...EAST PEORIA...MORTON...WASHINGTON...
BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL
237 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40           80
TEMP (24H TREND)      54 (+5)      76 (-1)      55           65
RH % (24H TREND)      85 (-11)     42 (+2)      80           66
20FT WND AM(MPH)                   LGT/VAR                   E  9
20FT WND PM(MPH)      LGT/VAR      SE  8        E  7         NE  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.04         0.45
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            11
PRECIP BEGIN                                    7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      7 AM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8145                      2408
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 10                     N 20
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 60000                     25000
VENT RATE CATEGORY                 FAIR                      POOR
HAINES INDEX          3            3            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS AROUND
60. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH.

$$

ILZ040>043-047>053-181030-
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-CASS-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-
CHRISTIAN-MACON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSHVILLE...HAVANA...MASON CITY...
MANITO...LINCOLN...CLINTON...FARMER CITY...BEARDSTOWN...
VIRGINIA...PETERSBURG...ATHENS...GREENVIEW...TALLULA...
WINCHESTER...BLUFFS...JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...
PANA...DECATUR
237 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            40           80
TEMP (24H TREND)      54 (+3)      77 (-1)      57           67
RH % (24H TREND)      88 (-9)      42 (-1)      83           64
20FT WND AM(MPH)                   LGT/VAR                   E  7
20FT WND PM(MPH)      LGT/VAR      SE  9        E  6         NW  7
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.17         0.47
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            11
PRECIP BEGIN                                    7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      7 AM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8104                      2627
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                SE 13                     N 21
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 75000                    37500
VENT RATE CATEGORY                 GOOD                      POOR
HAINES INDEX          3            3            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60.
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

ILZ044>046-054>057-061-181030-
PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONTICELLO...BEMENT...CERRO GORDO...
ATWOOD...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...SULLIVAN...BETHANY...
LOVINGTON...TUSCOLA...ARCOLA...VILLA GROVE...ARTHUR...
CHARLESTON...MATTOON...PARIS...SHELBYVILLE...LAKEWOOD...MOWEAQUA
237 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        CLOUDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            30           80
TEMP (24H TREND)      53 (+5)      77 (+3)      55           66
RH % (24H TREND)      86 (-11)     39 (-5)      82           68
20FT WND AM(MPH)                   LGT/VAR                   E 10
20FT WND PM(MPH)      LGT/VAR      SE  7        E  7         NE 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.11         0.63
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            11
PRECIP BEGIN                                    7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      7 AM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8596                      2340
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 10                      W 28
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 45000                     37500
VENT RATE CATEGORY                 FAIR                      POOR
HAINES INDEX          4            4            3            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND
60. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND
60. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$

ILZ062-063-066>068-071>073-181030-
CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEOGA...GREENUP...TOLEDO...MARSHALL...
CASEY...MARTINSVILLE...EFFINGHAM...NEWTON...ROBINSON...FLORA...
OLNEY...LAWRENCEVILLE...BRIDGEPORT
237 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

                      TONIGHT      SAT          SAT NIGHT    SUN

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       PCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         TSTMS        TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            50           80
TEMP (24H TREND)      53 (+2)      77 (+2)      58           70
RH % (24H TREND)      91 (-7)      41 (-7)      88           67
20FT WND AM(MPH)                   LGT/VAR                   E  9
20FT WND PM(MPH)      LGT/VAR      E  7         E  6         S 10
PRECIP AMOUNT         0.00         0.00         0.27         0.71
PRECIP DURATION                                 2            11
PRECIP BEGIN                                    7 PM         CONTINUING
PRECIP END                                      7 AM         CONTINUING
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 6738                      2324
TRANSPORT WND (MPH)                E 14                      SW 31
VENT RATE (MPH-FT)                 55000                     60000
VENT RATE CATEGORY                 FAIR                      FAIR
HAINES INDEX          5            5            4            2

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.MONDAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.

$$



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