Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 052025
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
325 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015
Partly sunny and warm conditions prevailed across central Illinois
today. Scattered thunderstorms developed during the afternoon...
primarily along and north of a Galesburg to Lexington line. High
temperatures climbed into the lower to middle 80s across most of
the area...but remained in the upper 70s north of Peoria.
Warm and unsettled weather will be the rule across the Midwest for
the remainder of the week. Widely scattered thunderstorms will
continue across portions of north-central Illinois, as well as
central and southern Missouri this evening, before dissipating
toward midnight. Thunderstorms will re-develop west of the
Mississippi River on Wednesday, while locations further east
experience warm and dry conditions. After that...thunderstorm
chances will gradually spread further east across the remainder of
the region Thursday into Friday.
Overnight low temperatures...will mainly be in the upper 50s and
lower 60s, but will dip into the middle 40s along the western shore
of Lake Michigan.
High temperatures on Wednesday, will mostly be in the 80s, but
will remain in the lower to middle 70s further west across the
central and western sections of Iowa and Missouri where clouds and
showers will keep readings slightly cooler.