This afternoon highs will be in the middle 70s under mostly sunny skies. Winds will be from the northeast at 5 to 10 mph.
Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for July 23rd.
During July of 1936 the temperature was regularly around 110 in central Illinois. Many all time high records for Illinois cities were set and at least 50 people in Illinois were killed as a result of the heat.
A derecho is a long lived windstorm that is associated with a band of rapidly moving showers and thunderstorms.