Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 241639
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1139 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017
Mostly sunny skies were seen across central and southeast Illinois
this morning, although clouds were starting to move into the area
from southern Illinois and Missouri. Temperatures around the area
at 11 AM, ranged from 66 degrees at Olney, to 73 degrees at Peoria.
Brisk southerly winds today 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 this afternoon and evening.
Scattered showers and storms will persist through tomorrow, as the
low pressure system slowly moves towards central Illinois.
High temperatures today, will reach the upper 60s to middle 70s
for much of the Midwest, although areas north of the warm front
will only top out in the 40s and 50s.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the middle 20s across
northern Wisconsin, to the lower 60s across southeast Missouri
and western Kentucky.