Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 102042
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
340 PM CDT MON MAR 10 2014
Partly to mostly sunny skies prevailed across central and
southeast Illinois today with a veil of high cirrus clouds. Breezy
southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph with gusts of 20 to 25 mph prevailed
today. Milder temperatures at 3 pm, ranged from 52 degrees in
Galesburg, to 66 degrees in Springfield.
A cold front over southeast parts of Iowa and Wisconsin will push
into central Illinois tonight and Tuesday bringing cooler
temperatures from the northern half of Illinois northward.
Temperatures will again climb into the 60s and 70s Tuesday over much
of Missouri, Kentucky and the southern half of Illinois and Indiana.
The warm-up will be short-lived however, as an approaching storm
system from Wyoming brings a return to winter-like conditions by the
middle of the week. Rain will develop in advance of this system
Tuesday evening, then will change to snow by overnight Tuesday night
into Wednesday morning. Several inches of snow will be likely from
northern Missouri northeastward across the central and northern
sections of Illinois and Indiana by Wednesday morning. Winter storm
watches are posted Tuesday night and Wednesday for northeast
Illinois, northern Indiana and southern lower Michigan.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the middle to upper 20s
across northern Wisconsin, to the 40s across Missouri, Kentucky and
the southern half of Illinois and Indiana.
High temperatures Tuesday, will range from the 30s across Wisconsin
and the northern half of Iowa, to the 70s over central and southern
parts of Missouri and Kentucky, and southwest parts of Illinois and