Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 150958
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
429 AM CDT SAT MAR 15 2014
Mostly clear skies and light winds prevailed across central and
southeast Illinois, through the early morning hours. Pre-dawn
temperatures across the area at 4 a.m., were in the low to mid 30s.
With high pressure over the Midwest drifting off to the east, a dry
and seasonably warm day is expected today across the region.
Meanwhile, a storm system developing over the southern Plains will
begin to spread clouds and moisture into the region late in the day.
As this system tracks eastward into the Ohio River Valley, a mix of
rain and snow will develop from central and southern Missouri
eastward into Indiana. A slushy accumulation of snow will be likely
along and south of the I-70 corridor by tomorrow evening, as colder
air flows into the region on brisk northeasterly winds.
High temperatures today, will range from the teens in northern
Wisconsin, to near 70 degrees in central Missouri.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the single digits below
zero in northern Wisconsin, to the low 40s in southern Missouri
into the Ohio Valley.