Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 081016
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
416 AM CST Thu Dec 8 2016
Clear skies were seen across most of central and southeast,
through the overnight hours. An area of clouds moved into the
northwest counties early this morning. Temperatures across the
area at 4 a.m., ranged from 18 degrees at Galesburg and
Bloomington, to 27 degrees at Olney.
Northwest winds will aid temperatures dipping several degrees
below normal over the next couple of days, as arctic air settles
in, with single digit wind chills common both Thursday and Friday
mornings. Besides lake effect snow downwind of the Great Lakes,
dry weather will persist, as a high pressure system shifts across
the Midwest through Friday night. As the high pressure moves
eastward to end the week, the next disturbance will move into the
region this weekend, bringing chances of accumulating snowfall.
High temperatures today, will range from the teens across
northwest Iowa, to the middle 30s across western Kentucky and
Overnight low temperatures, will range from near zero across
western Iowa, to near 20 degrees across the Missouri bootheel.