Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 290144
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
843 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014
A line of showers and thunderstorms, producing heavy rainfall and
flash flooding, continued to move across central and southeast
Illinois this evening. Temperatures were in the low to mid 70s with
north to northeast winds at 5 to 15 mph.
Frequent lightning and locally heavy rainfall will continue to be
the main threats with the line of thunderstorms moving east
across the state of Illinois this evening. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms will once again be possible on Friday as a warm front
lifts further northward. The best rain chances will be focused across
Iowa and northern Missouri into the Great Lakes, with hot and dry
conditions expected further south across the Ohio River Valley.
Thunderstorm chances will overspread a majority of the region on
Saturday ahead of the next cold front, with thunderstorm chances
diminishing from northwest to southeast across the region on
Saturday night behind the front.
Overnight low temperatures, will mainly be in the upper 60s and
lower 70s, but will remain in the lower 60s in northeast Indiana.
High temperatures on Friday, will range from the lower 80s in
northern Iowa, to the lower 90s along and south of the Ohio River.