Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 072141
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
340 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016
Mostly sunny skies were seen along and west of the IL river at
mid afternoon, while mid level clouds were giving partly to
mostly cloudy skies east of the IL river. Breezy west to southwest
winds of 15 to 25 mph and gusts 25 to 30 mph prevailed this
afternoon. Another mild day across the area with temperatures at
3 pm, ranging from 45 degrees in Galesburg, to 56 degrees in
A weak system will bring a chance of light rain showers to the Ohio
and mid Mississippi river valleys this afternoon and evening.
Meanwhile, a stronger low pressure system over northern Minnesota,
will track into lower Michigan on Monday, and into the eastern
Great Lakes Tuesday. This will likely spread light snow showers
southeast across the Midwest by overnight into Monday and continue
Monday night, before diminishing from the west during Tuesday.
Several inches of lake effect snow will occur near the Great Lakes
the next few days, while as much as 1 to 3 inches of snow will occur
over the northeast half of Illinois and Wisconsin and into Indiana
and Kentucky. Blustery northwest winds will usher in Arctic air from
Monday night through Wednesday across the Midwest.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from 10 to 15 degrees in
northwest Wisconsin, to the middle 30s across central Kentucky.
High temperatures today will range from the mid to upper teens in
northwest Wisconsin, to the mid to upper 30s across Kentucky and