More storms early this week; warmer weather on its way

More storms early this week; warmer weather on its way

CHAMPAIGN — The National Weather Service is forecasting that a warm Monday afternoon could give way to thunderstorms overnight into Tuesday, but warm and sunny days are following soon.

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Monday's high could hit 69 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Clouds will roll in overnight and forecasters are predicting a 30 percent chance of shower and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Tuesday likely will remain wet and windy, with a high temperature around 60 degrees. Temperatures will cool off overnight — lows could dip into the high 30s — but the storms should move out by Wednesday morning.

Wednesday and Thursday both will be sunny, but with afternoon high temperatures in the mid-50s and overnight lows in the high 30s.

The warmup begins on Friday afternoon, when forecasters expect mostly sunny conditions a high of 62 degrees. Friday night could bring a chance of showers.

Saturday and Sunday will remain sunny with high temperatures in the upper 60s.

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