Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 240008
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
708 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017
Cloudy skies and scattered rain showers affected central and
southeast Illinois on Thursday. The cloud cover and precipitation
kept temperatures several degrees below normal. Highs reached the
upper 40s to lower 50s.
A warm front will lift north into the Great Lakes tonight,
pushing showers and thunderstorms well to the north. Brisk
southerly winds on Friday will push temperatures well above
normal. As low pressure begins to shift east from the Plains,
scattered showers and thunderstorms will track east of the
Mississippi River Valley, for Friday afternoon and evening.
Scattered showers and storms will persist through Saturday, as the
low pressure system slowly moves towards central Illinois.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the lower 40s in northern
Indiana, to the lower 60s in central Missouri. Highs on Friday
will reach the upper 60s to middle 70s for much of the Midwest.