Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 250221
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
821 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015
Mostly cloudy skies were present over central and southeast Illinois
this evening ahead of the next storm system moving into the region.
Winds were out of the southwest at 5 to 10 mph. Temperatures were
in the mid 30s to mid 40s throughout the area.
A Clipper system over the Upper Midwest will continue to race
southeast tonight, bringing precipitation to Iowa and Missouri
tonight and reaching the Ohio Valley by tomorrow afternoon. Rain that
develops ahead of this system will change to snow from northwest to
southeast as temperatures drop behind the cold front. The greatest
snow accumulations of a few inches are most likely from northeast
Iowa to northern Indiana. Locations closer to the Ohio River will
likely remain all rain during the day, then change to snow briefly in
the evening, with precipitation tapering off Sunday night. While
Monday will be dry over most of the Midwest, a weak storm system will
bring some light snow to the Great Lakes region.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the low 20s over Wisconsin
to the upper 30s in Missouri.
Highs on Sunday will range from the 20s over Wisconsin to the low 50s
in southeast Missouri, with temperatures falling in the afternoon
over a good portion of the Midwest.