Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 162046
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
246 PM CST Thu Feb 16 2017
Mostly sunny skies and mild temperatures prevailed over central
and southeast Illinois on Thursday afternoon. Southerly winds
gusted over 20 mph, and boosted temperatures into the 50s.
An upper level high pressure ridge will dominate the Midwest for
the next several days. This will bring an unseasonably warm
stretch of weather to the region through the weekend. Near record
high temperatures will be possible. In addition, dry weather will
persist into early next week.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the lower 30s in northern
Illinois, to the mid 40s in southern Missouri. Highs on Friday
will reach the 60s for much of the Midwest.