Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 220017
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
717 PM CDT FRI AUG 21 2015
Mostly sunny skies and seasonable temperatures prevailed over
central and southeast Illinois on Friday. Highs reached the lower
to middle 80s.
High pressure over the Ohio River Valley, will drift into the eastern
Great Lakes Saturday. This will continue to bring fair weather to
much of the region through Saturday. The exception will be a chance
of showers and thunderstorms over Missouri overnight and Saturday, as
a weak upper level disturbances tracks into Missouri from the Central
Plains. Humidity levels will gradually increase this weekend, with
southerly winds on the back side of high pressure. A cold front will
bring a chance of thunderstorms to the Midwest, Saturday night into
Sunday. Cooler and less humid weather will follow this front, for
early next week.
Low temperatures tonight will drop into the mid 50s to mid 60s
across the Midwest, and highs on Saturday will reach the 80s.