Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 281656
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1156 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016
Mostly cloudy skies and gusty south winds were the rule across
central and southeast Illinois. A few peaks of sun were being seen
across western sections of the state, while isolated showers were
observed further east. Temperatures around the area at 11 AM were
in the middle to upper 70s.
Broad southerly flow over the Midwest will continue to bring warm
and unsettled weather to the region today. A nearly stationary
frontal boundary stretching Wisconsin to Oklahoma late this
morning will edge eastward this afternoon. Showers and
thunderstorms are expected to develop along and ahead of the
front this afternoon, with the bulk of the precipitation
generally west of I-55 into this evening. Some of these storms
could be strong to severe, especially across eastern Iowa and
western Illinois. Much of the Midwest will dry out on Sunday and
Monday. The next chance for precipitation is expected Tuesday.
High temperatures today will top out in the middle 70s to middle
80s across the Midwest.
Low temperatures tonight will fall to the mid 50s to mid 60s
across the region.