Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 020142
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
842 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016
Low pressure tracked across south-central Illinois today. To the
north of the system, cloudy and cool weather prevailed. Meanwhile
further south, much warmer and more humid conditions were noted.
Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms developed along and south of
the I-70 corridor during the late afternoon and evening. A few of
the storms produced wind gusts in excess of 60 mph and hail as large
as 2 to 3 inches in diameter.
Showers and thunderstorms will gradually come to an end across
Indiana and the northern parts of Illinois tonight...as low pressure
tracks into the Ohio River Valley. In its wake...cool and unsettled
weather will be the rule through the middle of the week.
Temperatures will remain below normal for this time of year and
periodic rain chances will occur Monday through Wednesday. After
that, a return to warmer and drier conditions is expected by the end
of the week.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the upper 30s in
northern Iowa, to the lower 60s across southern Kentucky.
High temperatures on Monday, will range from the lower 50s along the
shores of Lake Michigan, to the lower 70s in southern Kentucky.