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AWUS83 KILX 042034

334 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

Showers and a few thunderstorms tracked across central Illinois this
morning, mainly north of the I-70 corridor. While most areas only
picked up around one tenth of an inch of rainfall, a few locations
along and north of a Macomb to Bloomington line received as much as
one half to one inch. Afternoon high temperatures climbed into
the upper 70s and lower 80s.

Showers and thunderstorms will develop along a nearly stationary
frontal boundary extending from the southern Great Lakes to the
Central Plains tonight. A few of the storms could become severe,
particularly from southern Iowa and northern Missouri southwestward
into Kansas. Further southeast, warm and dry weather will be the
rule across the Ohio River Valley. The front will gradually shift
northward on Tuesday, focusing the best rain chances along and north
of the I-80 corridor. After that, the warm and unsettled weather
pattern will continue for the remainder of the week. Storm chances
will mainly be confined to locations along and west of the
Mississippi River Wednesday and Thursday, then will begin to spread
eastward across the remainder of the region by Friday.

Overnight low temperatures, will range from the upper 40s across
Wisconsin and northern Illinois, to the middle 60s in central

High temperatures on Tuesday, will mainly be in the 80s, but will
remain considerably cooler in the 50s and 60s north of the front
across Wisconsin and northern Illinois.


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