Friday night football to usher in jacket and sweatshirt weather this weekend.
Partial cloud cover Monday could obstruct eclipse viewing.
Fall temperatures expected to be above normal, which could delay first frost.
Illinois remained too wet in places up north this week and abnormally dry in central and southern portions of the state.
Meteorologist Dan Hicks with Freese-Notis Weather provides the latest forecast.
Many northern fields still haven't drained after most recent rains.
More ideal weather conditions expected to help Illinois crops approach the finish line.