Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 231909
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
209 PM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017
Cloudy skies and scattered light showers and sprinkles affected
central and southeast Illinois on Thursday. The cloud cover and
precipitation kept temperatures well below normal. Early afternoon
readings were in the 40s.
A warm front will push north into the Great Lakes tonight, ending
the shower threat from south to north. Brisk southerly winds on
Friday will push temperatures well above normal. As low pressure
begins to shift east from the Plains, scattered showers and
thunderstorms will push east of the Mississippi River Valley, for
Friday afternoon and evening. Scattered showers and storms will
persist through Saturday, as the low pressure system slowly tracks
towards central Illinois.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the lower 40s in northern
Indiana, to the lower 60s in central Missouri. Highs on Friday
will reach the upper 60s to middle 70s for much of the Midwest.