Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 231553
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1053 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015
Partly to mostly sunny skies prevailed across
central and southeast Illinois, through the morning hours.
Temperatures just before midday were mainly in the 70s and
ranged from 73 at Galesburg and Peoria, to 74 at Springfield and
Decatur, to 75 at Champaign. Lawrenceville was reporting in at 71
degrees at 11 A.M.
As high pressure moves east of the nations mid section today, warm
south winds will allow for increased afternoon high temperatures
throughout the region. While much of the Midwest will be warm and
dry today, showers and thunderstorms will increase west of the
Mississippi River late this afternoon and evening. Expect the rain
threat to spread eastward Sunday, continuing into Memorial Day.
High temperatures today will generally be in the 70s across the
Midwest, approaching 80 degrees across Illinois, Indiana and
Overnight low temperatures, will mid 50s to mid 60s across the
nations mid section.