Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 250257
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
917 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015
Periodic showers and thunderstorms affected parts of central Illinois
this afternoon and evening, generally west of I-55. At late evening
showers and thunderstorms were generally west of the Illinois River
moving north-northeast. Temperatures around the area at 9 p.m. ranged
from 69 degrees at Galesburg, to 81 degrees at Mount Carmel. South to
southeast winds of 10 to 15 mph were gusting up to 25 mph.
Showers and thunderstorms will move across the Midwest overnight and
linger into the morning hours of Memorial Day, before diminishing for
a time. However, the general trend for showers and storms will be
persistent much of the week, and the next round of rain is expected
to spread across the region Memorial Day evening.
Low temperatures overnight across the Midwest will be in the mid 50s
to mid 60s. High temperatures on Memorial Day will be in the mid 70s
to mid 80s across the region.