Higher Risk of Hot, Dry Conditions for August and Fall

The Climate Prediction Center delivered more bad news for Illinois today. Their outlook for August includes an increased chance of above-normal temperatures across Illinois and much of the U.S. It includes an increased chance of below-normal precipitation for all of Illinois and much of the Midwest.

Their outlook for the 3-month period for August-October includes an increased chance of above-normal temperatures for Illinois and much of the eastern two-thirds of the U.S. and below-normal precipitation for Illinois and much of the Midwest.

NOAA Climate Prediction Center outlooks for August and August-October. Click to enlarge. 
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