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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
315 AM CDT THU JUN 30 2016

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-302100-
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...TOULON...PEORIA...LACON...
EUREKA...CANTON...PEKIN...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL...RUSHVILLE...
HAVANA...LINCOLN...CLINTON...MONTICELLO...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...
DANVILLE...BEARDSTOWN...PETERSBURG...WINCHESTER...JACKSONVILLE...
SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...SULLIVAN...TUSCOLA...
CHARLESTON...MATTOON...PARIS...SHELBYVILLE...GREENUP...MARSHALL...
EFFINGHAM...NEWTON...ROBINSON...FLORA...OLNEY...LAWRENCEVILLE
315 AM CDT THU JUN 30 2016

...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED OVER THE HOLIDAY
WEEKEND...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL BE CENTERED OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS THIS
WEEKEND...WITH A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING EASTWARD INTO
CENTRAL OR SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL TRACK
EASTWARD ALONG THIS BOUNDARY MUCH OF THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THE RAIN
SHOULD START MOVING INTO CENTRAL ILLINOIS BY MIDDAY ON SATURDAY...
ALTHOUGH AREAS NEAR I-74 WILL LIKELY REMAIN DRY INTO SATURDAY
EVENING. ONCE THE RAIN BEGINS...PERIODS OF RAIN AND STORMS CAN BE
EXPECTED INTO INDEPENDENCE DAY.

PRESENT INDICATIONS ARE THAT 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN ARE EXPECTED
DURING THIS PERIOD OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...
WITH THE HEAVIEST TOTALS FOCUSED ALONG THE I-72 CORRIDOR FROM
ABOUT DECATUR WESTWARD. AREAS FURTHER NORTH TOWARD GALESBURG AND
PEORIA SHOULD HAVE LESSER RAIN TOTALS...BUT AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 1.5
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THOSE AREAS. THESE RAINFALL TOTALS WILL
LIKELY RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT RISES ON AREA RIVERS AND STREAMS.

WITH THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND...OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE COMMON. MAKE
SURE TO HAVE ALTERNATE PLANS FOR THREATENING WEATHER...AND HAVE A
PLACE TO TAKE SHELTER IF NEEDED.

$$
GEELHART



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
335 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>043-047>053-301100-
CASS-CHRISTIAN-DE WITT-FULTON-KNOX-LOGAN-MACON-MARSHALL-MASON-
MCLEAN-MENARD-MORGAN-PEORIA-SANGAMON-SCHUYLER-SCOTT-STARK-
TAZEWELL-WOODFORD-
335 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE ILLINOIS RIVER
VALLEY TOWARD DAWN THURSDAY...HOWEVER SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ON THURSDAY AS A COLD FRONT
SLOWLY APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. WHILE WIDESPREAD SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED...A FEW OF THE STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY
WINDS AND SMALL HAIL DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

A WET WEATHER PATTERN WILL SET UP FOR THE UPCOMING HOLIDAY
WEEKEND...WITH THUNDERSTORM CHANCES RETURNING SATURDAY THROUGH
MONDAY. WHILE IT IS STILL TOO EARLY TO PINPOINT EXACT
DETAILS...THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ILLINOIS DURING THE PERIOD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$



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