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DECEMBER WAS WARM AND STORMY IN ILLINOIS. 

 

THE STATEWIDE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE LAST MONTH WAS 34 DEGREES…WHICH IS MORE THAN FOUR DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION WAS ALSO ABOVE NORMAL SAYS STATE CLIMATOLOGIST OFFICE’S SPOKESPERSON BRIAN KERSCHNER.

 

 

AND OF COURSE THERE WAS THE OUTBREAK OF 29 TORNADOES ON DECEMBER FIRST...WHICH ISN’T UNHEARD OF SAYS BRIAN KERSCHNER WITH THE STATE CLIMATOLOGIST’S OFFICE.

 

 

THE JANUARY FORECAST CALLS FOR BELOW AVERAGE PRECIPITATION FOR MOST OF ILLINOIS. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE ABOVE AVERAGE OVER THE NEXT WEEK BUT THEN MORE TYPICAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR FOR THE REST OF THE MONTH.

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