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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
1116 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014 /1216 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014/

THURSDAY MORNING...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BEGAN TO FALL IN THE
ROCKFORD AREA BETWEEN 3 AND 4. THEN THE PRECIPITATION PROCEEDED
TO MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA INTO NORTHWEST INDIANA. THE
HIGHEST RAINFALL TOTALS WERE 2.62 INCHES IN GLEN ELLYN 2.28 INCHES
NEAR ROCKFORD 2.27 INCHES NEAR BOLINGBROOK 2.26 INCHES IN
DARIEN 2.22 INCHES IN GENOA AND 1.88 INCHES IN ST. CHARLES.
SEVERAL REPORTS WERE ALSO RECEIVED OF OVER AN INCH OF RAIN. DUE TO
THE CLOUDY SKIES AND MORNING RAIN LATE MORNING TEMPERATURES WERE
IN THE LOW TO MID 70S.

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 WILL BE IN THE UPPER
70S TO LOWER 80S AS THERE IS A LIKELY CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...WITH PERSISTENT CLOUD COVER. SOUTH OF INTERSTATE
80 TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE 80S AS THERE IS AN ISOLATED CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AND THE CLOUD COVER WILL BE LESS.
HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE IN THE LOW TO MID 90S. THERE IS CHANCE
FOR THUNDERSTORMS AREAWIDE THIS EVENING AND THROUGH TONIGHT. PERIODIC
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE FRIDAY
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. HIGHS WILL BE IN THE UPPER 80S TO LOWER
90S...WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE UPPER 90S TO MID 100S. THE
EXCEPTION OVER THE WEEKEND WILL BE THE ENTIRE SHORE ON SATURDAY
BEING LIMITED TO THE MID 80S BY ONSHORE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF A
BACK DOOR COLD FRONT PASSAGE AND THEN THE ILLINOIS SHORE ON SUNDAY
KEPT SLIGHTLY COOLER BY SOUTHEAST WINDS.



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