Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 280158
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
832 PM CDT THU AUG 27 2015
Mostly clear skies and light winds were the rule across central and
southeast Illinois this evening. Temperatures around the area at 8
p.m. ranged from 63 degrees at Galesburg, to 72 degrees at Rantoul.
A ridge of high pressure will continue to provide tranquil late
summer conditions for the region overnight. As the high pressure
ridge shifts east, there will be a gradual increase in temperature
and humidity starting Friday and continuing through the weekend. A
warm front lifting northeast on Friday will bring a chance of
thunderstorms to areas west of the Mississippi River. For Friday
night and Saturday, low pressure tracking across the Midwest, will
bring a chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Low temperatures overnight will range from the mid 50s in northeast
Indiana, to the upper 60s in northwest Missouri. High temperatures
on Friday will generally be in the low to mid 80s across the
Midwest, although much of Iowa will top out in the 70s.