Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 120218
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
915 PM CDT TUE MAR 11 2014
Cloudy skies prevailed across central and southeast Illinois,
thorough the late evening hours. A line of showers and thunderstorms
tracked across locations, north of a Galesburg, to Henry line. A few
locations also reported pea to dime size hail. Temperatures across
the area at 9 p.m., ranged from 37 degrees in Bloomington, to 61
degrees in Robinson.
A frontal boundary stretching from southern Indiana, through southern
Illinois and and into central Missouri will continue to drop
southeast as strong low pressure over eastern Kansas moves into
southern Illinois by midnight and deepen into a major winter storm.
The weather will track into the mid Atlantic states by Wednesday
afternoon. Rain showers and a few thunderstorms have developed during
the late evening across the region with strong thunderstorms with
small hail and gusty winds. The rain will change to snow overnight,
with the snow diminishing from the west during the day on Wednesday.
Several inches of snow will be likely north of I-70 overnight into
Wednesday with over 6 inches of snow over northeast Illinois,
northern Indiana and southern lower Michigan where a winter storm
warning is in effect. Winter weather advisories for 2 to 5 inches of
snow are posted north of I-70.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the single digits
over northern Wisconsin, to the 50s across central Kentucky.
High temperatures on Wednesday, will range from the teens across
Wisconsin, to 55 to 60 degrees over central Kentucky.