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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
537 AM CDT Sat Jun 17 2017

The mostly clear skies across central and southeast Illinois last
night have been replaced by clouds associated with a thunderstorm
complex across Iowa and Missouri. Temperatures around the area at
5 AM, ranged from 58 degrees at Olney and Effingham, to 74
degrees at Rantoul and Springfield.

The thunderstorm complex over Missouri this morning will continue
to move southeast, with strong to severe storms continuing across
Missouri and Arkansas. Low pressure over the PLains this morning will
slide east today, moving into northwest Illinois by this
afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop well
ahead of the associated cold front this afternoon. A line of
tunderstorms will also develop just ahead of the front across
central Iowa and Missouri. This line of thunderstorms will track
across Illinois this evening and into the overnight hours. Some of
these storms may be strong to severe, with damaging winds being
the main threat. Behind the front, slightly cooler temperatures
will arrive to end the weekend and begin the week.

High temperatures today, will generally top out in the upper 80s
to lower 90, ranging from the middle 70s across northwest sections
of Iowa and Wisconsin, to the middle 90s across central and
western Missouri.

Low temperatures tonight, will range from the middle 50s across
northwest sections of Iowa and Wisconsin, to the middle 70s
across the Ohio Valley and southeast Missouri.


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