Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 272143
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
343 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015
Mostly sunny skies and light winds prevailed across central and
southeast Illinois this afternoon. Very cold temperatures at 3 pm,
ranged from 10 degrees in Galesburg and Macomb, to 23 degrees at the
Mount Carmel airport in southern Lawrence county. Wind chill values
were as cold as the single digits, with Springfield down to zero.
Strong arctic high pressure over west central Illinois will drift
east into the mid Atlantic states Saturday, and bring another cold
and dry night tonight to the Midwest. A winter weather system will
spread snow east across Missouri and Iowa during Saturday, and across
the rest of the region Saturday night into Sunday, with rain also
possible southeast of I-70 Sunday afternoon. Several inches of snow
is possible over central and northern parts of Missouri, Illinois and
Indiana, with lighter snow accumulations in southeast parts of Iowa,
Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from 10 to 15 degrees below
zero across northeast Iowa, to the mid teens across southern
Missouri and southwest Kentucky.
High temperatures Saturday, will range from the upper teens and
lower 20s over Wisconsin, northeast Iowa and northern parts of
Illinois and Indiana, to the upper 30s across southern Kentucky.