Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 181437
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
936 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015
Partly sunny skies and mild temperatures prevailed over central and
southeast Illinois this morning. Overnight lows ranged from 49 in
Lincoln, to 59 in Peoria.
Southeast winds will blow today, ahead of an area of low pressure
over the Plains, and help to keep temperatures seasonably warm.
Showers and thunderstorms associated with the low pressure system
will spread as far east as the Mississippi River Valley today, then
farther east across the remainder of the region for tonight and
Sunday. On Sunday, strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible
as far north as southern Illinois and Missouri. Cooler air will
begin to move in to the area on Sunday, and persist for much of
High temperatures today will reach the 70s for much of the Midwest,
while lows tonight will drop into the 50s.