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Severe weather expected for Upper Midwest on Wednesday

A potent storm system will bring a chance of severe thunderstorms to parts of the Upper Midwest on Wednesday and Wednesday night. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, tornadoes and heavy rain are possible with these storms.
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4 Miles NE Athens IL

7 Day Forecast

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Lincoln, IL Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Patchy Fog

Patchy
Fog

Low: 63 °F

Wednesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Wednesday
Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 72 °F

Thursday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 91 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 72 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 63 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 76 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Patchy fog. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 63. Calm wind.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 86. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South southeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. South southwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Friday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
  • Friday Night A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 75.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 77.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.