Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 232120
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
320 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014
Widespread light to moderate rain showers were over central and
southeast Illinois this afternoon with cloudy skies. Temperatures
at mid afternoon were in the low to mid 50s, with southeast winds
of 10 to 15 mph and gusts of 15 to 25 mph.
Strong low pressure near Tulsa Oklahoma, will track northeast
across central Illinois during this evening, and into northern
lower Michigan late tonight. This will swing a strong cold front
east across the region overnight into Monday morning. Rain
showers and isolated thunderstorms ahead of this storm system will
turn to snow late tonight and Monday. Between 2 and 4 inches of snow
is expected over northwest Illinois, eastern Iowa and southern
Wisconsin where winter weather advisories are posted Monday. Strong
west to southwest winds will gust as high as 35 to 45 mph on Monday
especially over Indiana, western Kentucky and southeast Illinois
where wind advisories are in effect Monday. Snow showers will
diminish over the Great Lakes region by Tuesday as high pressure
settles into the Midwest returning more sunshine and lighter winds.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the upper teens and lower
20s in northwest Iowa, to the lower 50s in Kentucky and southeast
Indiana. A dense fog advisory remains in effect for northern
Wisconsin through this evening.
High temperatures Monday, will range from the the 20s over northwest
Wisconsin and central and northwest Iowa, to the upper 50s and
lower 60s in eastern Kentucky.