Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 291020
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
420 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015
Mostly cloudy skies were present across central and southeast
Illinois early this morning. Winds were out of the southwest at 5 to
10 mph ahead of the cold front, and were out of the west behind the
front at 20 to 25 mph, gusting to 29 mph in Galesburg. Temperatures
were in the upper 30s to mid 40s throughout the area.
The cold front, which is moving through west central Illinois,
will continue to push southeastward today. Behind the cold front,
winds will become blustery out of the west northwest between 20 to 30
mph, with some gusts exceeding 35 mph. Cooler air and drier
conditions will move into the region later today and remain through
Friday as high pressure slides southeastward. The next storm system
will begin to affect the region by Saturday, bringing the chance
for accumulating snow, with 3 to 5 inches possible north of I-64 and
1 to 3 inches along and south of I-64.
Highs today will range from the low 30s in northern Iowa to the low
50s in southern Kentucky.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the low teens in southern
Wisconsin to near 30 in southeast Missouri.