Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 282043
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
243 PM CST WED JAN 28 2015
Mostly sunny skies were present across central and southeast Illinois
this afternoon, while mid and high cloud cover continue to thicken
over northern parts of the state. Winds were out of the southeast at
15 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 30 mph. Temperatures were mostly around
40 degrees, but ranged from the upper 40s in southeast Missouri to
the low 30s in northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin, and northwest
A low pressure system was centered over western Iowa moving
toward northern Illinois. This weak storm system will move across the
region tonight into Thursday, bringing areas of light rain to
Illinois and surrounding states. Rain may eventually change over to
freezing rain and snow showers over northern Illinois and southern
Wisconsin Thursday morning. After a cold front pushes east of the
area, cooler air and drier conditions will move in later on Thursday
and remain through Friday.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the mid 20s in northeast
Indiana to the mid 40s in southeast Missouri.
High temperatures tomorrow will range from the mid 30s in southern
Wisconsin to near 50 in southeast Missouri.