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weather question - fulton county, IL

I'm going to be bowhunting in Fulton County, IL in early Dec - what kind of weather is typical?  I know it "could" be anything - but what do you usually have that time of year?

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You can get a lot of info at

You can get a lot of info at weather.com - like monthly averages, rainfall averages, etc.

I am in SC and am going to SE Illinois in November and it looks like the temps basically run about 14 - 16 degrees colder there than here.

I think they have pretty high winds compared to SC also.

Try that and see if it helps.

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thanks Jim - that's a good

thanks Jim - that's a good resource, and I didn't think of it

good luck to you on your IL trip

it will be my first to that part of the state, and my first time hunting in IL

my biggest concern is sitting in a tree with cold temps - here, it gets cold, but I hunt on the ground, so I'm always hiking and working up a sweat!

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although, I have to admit, it

although, I have to admit, it doesn't usually get as cold as the midwest here on the west side of Oregon where I hunt in the late season

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