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Statement as of 9:33 am CDT on July 31, 2013

...A look ahead at August climatological data...

Normals are for the period 1981-2010.

...Temperatures... Springfield Peoria normal high/low 85/64 84/64 Aug 1 normals 86/65 85/65 Aug 31 normals 84/61 82/61

Month record high 108 on 8/09/1934# 106 on 8/18/1936 month record low 43 on 8/29/1986# 41 on 8/28/1986

Normal occurrences of... highs 90 or above 7 6 highs 32 or above 0 0 lows 32 or below 0 0 lows 0 or below 0 0

...Precipitation... normal liquid equivalent 3.24 3.24 greatest month total 8.37 in 1981 9.04 in 1862 least month total 0.10 in 1943 0.25 in 1992 greatest 24-hour 4.40 on 8/02/1981 4.32 on 8/29/1955

Normal snowfall 0.0 0.0 greatest month total 0.0 0.0 least month total 0.0 0.0

...Degree days /base 65/... normal heating 4 5 normal cooling 291 276

Climatological outlook for the new month:

temperature ---- higher chances for below normal northern third of IL...otherwise equal chances of above or below. Precipitation -- equal chances of above or below normal.

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