Tracking rain and storms for the next few days
PEORIA (WEEK) - Scattered rain and storms will dominate the forecast headlines over the next couple of days. It all starts this morning with a round of scattered showers moving from the south to the north through central Illinois. Morning showers will remain sub-severe, however we are tracking the chance for a few storms to reach severe criteria this afternoon, mainly between 2 and 8 PM.
The overall severe weather threat is low, however isolated instances of damaging winds, small hail, and a few brief tornadoes are all possible.
Off and on rounds of rain and thunderstorms will continue for Thursday, however no severe weather is expected. Showers will continue through early Friday morning, before tapering off. The extended holiday weekend is trending very dry, with lots of sunshine and warming temperatures! Highs will be in the upper 70s Saturday, mid-80s Sunday, and close to 90° on Memorial Day Monday.
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