Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 261633
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1133 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014
Mostly cloudy skies and muggy conditions prevailed across central and
southeast Illinois, through the morning hours. A few more breaks in
the clouds were seen in east central Illinois, at late morning.
Showers and thunderstorms earlier this morning have pushed out of the
area. Temperatures across the area at 11 a.m., ranged from 74 degrees
at Lacon, to 84 degrees at Springfield and Jacksonville. With dew
points generally in the low to mid 70s, heat index values were mostly
in the mid 80s to lower 90s.
Low pressure currently over southern Iowa, will spread tropical heat
and humidity northeast across the Midwest today and tomorrow.
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will also occur
through tomorrow. The thunderstorms across central parts of Illinois
and Indiana could be strong to severe on this afternoon and evening
with damaging winds, heavy rains, frequent lightning, and large hail
High temperatures today, will range from the mid 80s to mid 90s
across the Midwest, with lower 80s over northern parts of Wisconsin
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the mid 60s to mid 70s
across the region, with lower 60s across northern Wisconsin.