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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
337 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

A large area of showers and scattered thunderstorms was south of
I-74 at mid afternoon and tracking eastward. A few strong to
severe thunderstorms with up to 1 inch hail and heavy rains were
south of I-72 especially in Moultrie county. Temperatures at 3
pm, ranged from 59 degrees in Galesburg, to 82 degrees in Flora
and Lawrenceville.

A cold front south of I-72 this afternoon will push southward
across southern Illinois this evening. The front will lift back
north toward central Illinois on Wednesday as low pressure over
central Kansas lifts into southeast Nebraska. Periods of showers
and thunderstorms from central Illinois southward into tonight
will spread back northward into Iowa, Wisconsin and Indiana on
Wednesday and continue into Thursday. There is a slight chance of
severe storms south of I-72 into early evening. There is a slight
risk of severe storms over Missouri, southern Iowa, southwest
Illinois and western Kentucky on Wednesday with strong winds and
hail a risk. Much of the region will see 1 to 2 inch inches of
rain by Thursday with locally heavier amounts.

Lows tonight, will range from the upper 20s in northeast Wisconsin,
to the mid 60s in southeast Missouri, western Kentucky and far
southern Illinois.

High temperatures Wednesday, will range from the upper 40s in
northern Wisconsin, to the upper 70s and lower 80s in Kentucky,
central and southern Missouri and southern Illinois.


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