Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 231653
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1153 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015
A light, wintry mix of precipitation was moving across
central Illinois and into east central Illinois through
the morning hours. Locations along and west of the
Illinois river were under mostly cloudy skies by late morning.
Winds were out of the east at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures just before
the noon hour were in the mid 30s and 40s. They ranged from 35
degrees at Peoria and Champaign, 37 at Springfield, 47 at Effingham,
and, 48 at Lawrenceville.
A shot of winter weather will continue to spread across portions of
the Midwest today, primarily from Iowa and southern
Wisconsin into northern Illinois and northern Indiana. A mixture of
rain, sleet, and snow will continue in these areas, with the highest
snow accumulation of a few inches near the Wisconsin and Illinois
border. Light showers will occur further south, as temperatures
remain above freezing. Better rain chances will overspread the
Midwest on Tuesday, as a strengthening storm system moves out of the
Great Plains. Thunderstorms will be possible Tuesday afternoon and
night as well, with the potential for severe weather across Missouri.
High temperatures today will range from the mid 30s in northern
Illinois and northern Indiana to the low 70s across southern
Low temperatures tonight will range from the low 20s in southern
Wisconsin to the low 50s in southern Missouri.