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Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
1214 PM CDT Thu May 17 2018

The light easterly winds seen across central and southeast
Illinois earlier, have increased and become gusty. The clouds
have thinned out in western portions of central Illinois.
Temperatures have risen up to the upper 70s and low 80s by late
morning.

An upper level low in northwest Missouri late this morning, will
track east today. As the system interacts with a nearly stalled
out frontal boundary stretching along the Ohio River later today,
it may trigger scattered showers and thunderstorms later today,
mainly for the southern reaches of the Midwest and the Ohio
Valley. As the upper level low tracks into southern Illinois
tomorrow morning, shower and thunderstorm chances will edge north
to include central parts of Illinois and Indiana for much of
tomorrow. Temperatures will be noticeably cooler for tomorrow .
As the upper level low tracks into Indiana by Saturday morning,
dry condtions, southerly winds, and warmer temperatures will
return the area. A developing storm system in the Southern PLains
will move into the area on Sunday, increasing showers and
thunderstorm chance Saturday night into Sunday.

High temperatures today, will reach the low to mid 80s for much of
the Midwest, also some mid 70s are noted across Wisconsin.

Lows tonight, will drop into the mid 50s to mid 60s across the
rejoin, with temperatures dropping into the mid 40s across
Wisconsin.

$$

EJL



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