Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 230915
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
415 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016
Partly to mostly clear skies and warm temperatures prevailed
across central and southeast Illinois through the overnight hours.
Temperatures across the area early this morning, ranged from 68
degrees at Paris, to 76 degrees at Peoria.
A large upper level ridge of high pressure will build back into
the region for this weekend, and bring dangerously hot and humid
conditions to a large part of the Midwest. Afternoon heat index
readings will be in excess of 105 degrees for both Saturday and
Sunday. In addition to the heat and humidity, scattered
thunderstorms will be possible, as a frontal boundary lingers
across the region.
High temperatures today, will range from the middle 80s across
locations near Lake Michigan, to the 90s elsewhere.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the lower 60s across
Wisconsin, to the 70s elsewhere.