August is most likely the hottest month of the yr right here in west central Illinois. Of course, there is the old indicating “Hotter than a firecracker on the 4th of July,” but I consider July just sets the ground do the job for August to exceed the heat and humidity of July. 

The temperature forecast is for much more higher temperatures and humidity this forthcoming 7 days with the risk of showers.  

The Mississippi and Illinois rivers, and other rivers and streams, are at their normal summer months time minimal proper now. Boaters require to use extra warning when navigating rivers now. Skilled boaters will go through the water wanting for areas where h2o is rippling close to and more than underwater obstructions that could ruin a boat motor or prop. When the water was better a motor would have handed unscathed around individuals obstructions but now they could be challenges that need to have to be avoided.