Milder week on tap with warmer temperatures and rain expected
CHAMPAIGN — The National Weather Service forecasts that temperatures will get progressively warmer as the week goes on, peaking in the low 50s by Thursday or Friday.
Monday will remain somewhat chilly and breezy, but the day should bring plenty of sun, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature is expected to be near 36 degrees with wind gusts during the day as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday is expected to continue those sunny conditions while temperatures warm to around 38 degrees. Overnight low temperatures are only expected to drop as low as 30 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
Wednesday is forecast to be mostly sunny with a high of 44 degrees.
Thursday and Friday could be even warmer, with temperatures in the low 50s, but the end of the week is expected to bring rain. The precipitation could last through the weeked, according to the weather service.