Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 291426
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
926 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017
Scattered showers and thunderstorms moved into western Illinois
this morning, while partly cloudy skies prevailed farther east.
Overnight lows ranged from 39 in Mattoon, to 45 in Lawrenceville.
Low pressure over the southern Plains, will slowly lift northeast
into the lower Great Lakes by Friday morning. This system will
spread scattered showers and thunderstorms as far east as the
western half of Illinois today, and over the remainder of the
region tonight. As low pressure tracks into Illinois on Thursday,
strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from central
Illinois, south through the Ohio and lower Mississippi River
Valleys. Any lingering rain should diminish from the west on
Friday, as high pressure builds into the upper Midwest.
High temperatures today will range from the mid 40s in northern
Illinois, to the lower 70s in southern Illinois. Lows tonight will
range from the upper 30s in northern Illinois, to near 60 degrees
in southern Illinois.