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Tracking showers to close out the weekend

Few rumbles of thunder possible
Published: May. 14, 2022 at 7:02 PM CDT
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PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - The rest of Saturday will be quiet with mainly clear skies overnight and lows in the low 60s. We’ll start off mostly sunny with some high, thin clouds Sunday morning before more cloud coverage moves in.

Mix of clouds and sun to start, then scattered showers in the late afternoon and evening with a...
Mix of clouds and sun to start, then scattered showers in the late afternoon and evening with a few isolated thunderstorms possible.(First Alert Weather, Heart of Illinois ABC)

These clouds are ahead of a cold front that will bring a chance of showers in the late morning and better chances for scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon to early evening. Any storms that develop do not look to be severe but may be strong with gusty winds and some localized heavy rain as the two main concerns. The southeastern part of our viewing area, including Bloomington and Lincoln, is in a level one risk for a severe storm threat. The best chance for any severe weather remains to our south.

Best chance for severe storms remains south of I-72.
Best chance for severe storms remains south of I-72.(First Alert Weather, Heart of Illinois ABC)
Scattered showers with a chance of isolated thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and evening.
Valid...
Scattered showers with a chance of isolated thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and evening. Valid at 7:00 PM Sunday.(First Alert Weather, Heart of Illinois ABC)

Highs on Sunday will likely be around noon in the low to mid 70s, as temperatures will gradually fall throughout the afternoon into the 60s thanks to the cold front. Winds will become light and skies will clear after midnight. If you wait up, you will likely be able to catch some stage of the Lunar Eclipse that will begin near 11:15 PM and end around 1 AM!

More seasonable air will filter in behind the cold front for the start of the work week. Monday and Tuesday will feature mostly sunny skies and the low to mid 70s. Next rain chance arrives late Tuesday night into Wednesday.

Seasonable and sunny start to the work week
Seasonable and sunny start to the work week(25 Weather Tracker Team)

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