Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 222038
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
238 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014
Rain spread into central Illinois this morning, then persisted
throughout the day. Despite the overcast conditions, brisk
southeasterly winds brought slightly warmer air into the region,
resulting in afternoon high temperatures ranging from the upper 30s
near Galesburg, to around 50 degrees south of I-70.
Occasional rain will continue this evening, before gradually
tapering off and coming to an end across Missouri and southern
Illinois after midnight. While much of Missouri and Illinois will
see a break in the precipitation chances on Tuesday, rain showers
will remain likely further east and south across Indiana and
Kentucky. Low pressure will develop over Louisiana on Tuesday,
then track northeastward into the Ohio River Valley by Wednesday.
This system is expected to bring rain to Indiana and Kentucky,
with a mixture of rain and snow further west across Illinois. The
potential exists for a couple inches of snow east of the I-55
corridor Wednesday afternoon and evening before the system exits
the region Wednesday night.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the lower 30s across
northern Iowa, to the upper 40s in Kentucky.
High temperatures on Tuesday, will range from the middle 30s
across northern Iowa, to around 60 degrees in southern Kentucky.