Analysis


Wed-Mon, Sept 20-25th Heatwave   Recently updated !

A late season heatwave is set to impact the state today through this weekend… A stagnant pattern is in place, with Hurricane Maria and Tropical Storm Jose in the Western Atlantic creating some blocking. This pattern will aide in the expansion and strengthening of a high pressure ridge across the Eastern US, which will […]


Mon, August 21st 2017 Eclipse

Tomorrow (Mon, Aug 21st) the highly anticipated eclipse is set to be seen across the United States, including Illinois, with portions of the state being ground zero to see the full total eclipse. The eclipse will be visible across the entire state at a varying degree during the late morning and […]


Tue-Sun, July 18-23rd Heatwave

Another heatwave is set to impact the state mid-week through this weekend, bringing several days of hot temperatures and high humidity to many areas. A developing ridge across the Central US is expected to expand and strengthen, which will lead to very hot temperatures across a large portions of the […]


Sun-Thur, July 9-13th Heatwave

The second heatwave of the summer is settling in across portions of the region, and will be affecting portions the state today through mid-week. Areas near the St. Louis metro area urban heat island have had high temperatures well into the 90’s the past few days, but of focus is the more widespread […]


Sat, June 17th Severe Weather Event

Another round of thunderstorms is expected across the state today, with severe weather likely for some areas as well. In the wake of overnight showers and thunderstorms across the state, clearing is expected, which will allow for some destabilization and moisture recovery to occur. A boundary will likely stretch from Southern […]