Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 052102
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
402 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016
Cumulus clouds once again formed across central and southeast
Illinois with the daytime heating. These clouds will dissipate
through the late afternoon and early evening hours. High
temperatures across central Illinois today were mostly in the mid
60s, although lower 60s were common in southeast part of the state
where thicker clouds were seen.
A weak disturbance over Lake Superior will drop south tonight,
bringing some mid-level clouds across Illinois and Indiana. 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 mainly 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.