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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
316 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ILZ027>031-037-038-043>046-055-057-211100-
CHAMPAIGN-DE WITT-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-KNOX-MARSHALL-MCLEAN-PEORIA-PIATT-
STARK-TAZEWELL-VERMILION-WOODFORD-
316 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS AND EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ALONG AN ADVANCING WARM
FRONT ACROSS NORTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS LATE TONIGHT. WHILE SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS WILL LINGER INTO THURSDAY MORNING...BEFORE THE WARM
FRONT LIFTS FURTHER NORTH AND TAKES THE BEST CHANCES FOR
ADDITIONAL STORMS INTO THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES. ONLY ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND NORTH OF THE I-74
CORRIDOR THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
ANTICIPATED THROUGH THE PERIOD.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY THE END OF THE WEEK. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE LOWER 90S AND PEAK HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL RISE ABOVE THE 100 DEGREE MARK FROM FRIDAY THROUGH
MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
312 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-210900-
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-
MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-
COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-
CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...
MATTOON...SHELBYVILLE...EFFINGHAM...FLORA...LAWRENCEVILLE
312 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...HOT AND HUMID WEATHER IS ON THE WAY...

AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION
BY THE END OF THE WEEK...RESULTING IN INCREASING TEMPERATURE AND
HUMIDITY LEVELS. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL CLIMB INTO THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 90S FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY...WHILE PEAK HEAT INDEX VALUES
TOP OUT IN THE 100 TO 105 DEGREE RANGE.

THIS WILL BE THE LONGEST AND MOST SUSTAINED PERIOD OF HEAT OF THE
ENTIRE SUMMER. PEOPLE ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION IF THEY MUST BE OUTSIDE
FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS AND TAKE
FREQUENT BREAKS TO AVOID OVERHEATING.

$$

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