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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Peoria - General Downing-Peoria International Airport (KPIA)

Lat: 40.67°NLon: 89.68°WElev: 659ft.

Light Rain

36°F

2°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SE 8 mph
Barometer 30.33 in (1027.8 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill30°F (-1°C)
Last update 23 Mar 9:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Pekin IL

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 50. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after 1am.  Low around 56. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 64. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers. Cloudy, with a high near 50. South southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers after 1am. Low around 56. South southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 64. South southeast wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 50. East southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Pekin IL
 40.57°N 89.62°W (Elev. 551 ft)
9:24 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
10am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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