Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 180934
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
434 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015
Clear, calm, and mild conditions prevailed over central and
southeast Illinois overnight, as high pressure began to shift east
of the region. Pre-dawn temperatures were in the 50s.
Southeast winds will develop 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.