Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 180019
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
719 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014
Lingering showers dissipated south of I-70 during the early evening
hours. Otherwise, conditions were partly to mostly cloudy for much
of central Illinois, for Wednesday afternoon and evening. High
temperatures were several degrees below normal, in the upper 60s.
A large high pressure ridge over the Great Lakes, will build
southeast, and bring a stretch of dry weather and warming
temperatures to the Midwest for the remainder of the work week.
Temperatures will rise above normal for the end of the week and
into the weekend. Thunderstorm chances will increase on Saturday,
as the next cold front approaches from the west.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the mid 40s in northern
Illinois, to the mid 60s in southern Missouri. Highs on Thursday
will reach the 70s for much of the Midwest.