Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 270131
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
831 PM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014
A line of thunderstorms along I-72 from Taylorville to Mahomet
continued to move eastward. Another thunderstorm was located just
to the west of I-57 near Chatsworth moving east. Some thunderstorms
produced up to quarter size hail, strong outflow winds, and heavy
rainfall. Otherwise, the remainder of central and southeast
Illinois was under partly to mostly cloudy skies. Temperatures were
in the mid 70s to mid 80s with light and variable winds.
A cold front continues to push through portions of central Illinois
and Missouri this evening, stalling out across this region overnight.
Though slightly cooler weather is expected for the northern half of
the region for the next couple days, high temperatures will range
from the mid 70s to lower 90s and more summer like weather will
continue for a majority of the area. Chances for showers and
thunderstorms will exist along the stationary front extending through
central Illinois, central Indiana, and northern Missouri on
Wednesday. Several disturbances will move through the region during
the remainder of the week, continuing the chance for showers and
thunderstorms for a majority of the region.
Low temperatures tonight, will generally be in the mid 60s to lower
70s across the Midwest, while mid to upper 50s will be more common in
northern Iowa and across Wisconsin.
For tomorrow, temperatures will range from the mid 70s in northern
Iowa to the mid 90s in southeastern Missouri.