Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 112104
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
400 PM CDT TUE MAR 11 2014
Mostly cloudy skies prevailed along and north of I-72 today
while partly to mostly sunny skies prevailed south of I-72.
Temperatures at 3 pm, ranged from 47 degrees in Galesburg to
76 degrees in Effingham.
A frontal boundary over central parts of Indiana, Illinois and
Missouri will drop southward as strong low pressure over eastern
Kansas moves into southern Illinois by midnight and deepen into a
major winter storm into the mid Atlantic states Wednesday afternoon.
Rain showers and a few thunderstorms will develop during the
evening across the region with strong thunderstorms with small hail
and gusty winds possible this evening south of I-72. The rain will
change to snow late this evening and overnight, with the snow
diminishing from the west during the day Wednesday. Several inches of
snow will be likely north of I-70 overnight into Wednesday with
over 6 inches of snow over northeast Illinois, northern Indiana
and southern lower Michigan where a winter storm warning is in
effect. Winter weather advisories for 2 to 5 inches of snow are
posted north of I-70.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the single digits
over northern Wisconsin, to the 50s across central Kentucky.
High temperatures Wednesday, will range from the teens across
Wisconsin, to 55 to 60 degrees over central Kentucky.