Mild temperatures, wet week ahead
CHAMPAIGN — Warm temperatures will remain through at least Wednesday, but keep an umbrella close as the National Weather Service forecasts showers and thunderstorms through Friday.
Early Monday morning brings the first chance for thunderstorms. The high temperature is expected to reach the mid-60s during the afternoon, but showers are likely throughout the day.
Tuesday will not be much different. Forecasters expect a high temperature of 61 with showers likely.
Temperatures could reach the low-70s on Wednesday, but forecasters predict a 70 to 80 percent chance of thunderstorms during the day and at night.
Thursday will begin to cool off a bit, but it is not expected to dry out. The National Weather Service expects high temperatures in the low-60s with showers likely.
Friday will bring much cooler temperatures. The National Weather Service expects a high of 47 degrees with a chance of rain and snow. The overnight low is expected to drop near freezing.
The sun is expected to make a return on Saturday and Sunday. Afternoon temperatures could reach the mid- to high-50s with overnight lows in the 30s.