Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 060152
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
852 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016
Mostly clear skies and light winds were the rule across central
and southeast Illinois at late evening. Temperatures around the
area at 8 PM ranged from 55 degrees at Olney, to 63 degrees at
As high pressure from the Plains shifts to the east on Friday,
southwest winds will allow much warmer air to surge into the
Midwest. The next chance for showers and thunderstorms will occur
on Saturday, when a cold front moves in from the northwest.
Low temperatures overnight will generally be in the 40s across
much of the the nations mid-section, although temperatures will
only fall into the lower 50s across western Iowa.
High temperatures on Friday will range from the lower 70s in eastern
Indiana, to the middle 80s across Iowa and much of Wisconsin.