Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 172138
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
338 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014
Overcast conditions prevailed across central Illinois throughout the
morning, before skies gradually began to clear from west to east
during the afternoon. High temperatures were on the chilly side, with
the clouds generally keeping readings in the middle to upper 20s.
Slightly warmer temperatures in the lower 30s were observed south of
An upper-level disturbance currently over west Texas will lift
northeastward, spreading light snow across Missouri, western
Kentucky, and far southern Illinois tonight. The snow will develop
further northward into southern Iowa and central Illinois Thursday
morning before tapering off and coming to an end during the
afternoon. 1 to 2 inches of snow will accumulate along a Kansas
City, Missouri to Paducah, Kentucky line...with a dusting as far
north as portions of central Illinois. Cool and dry weather will
return Thursday night, before another system tracking across the
southern Plains brings a rain and snow mix to the Ohio River Valley
and southeast Illinois Friday night into Saturday.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the teens across Iowa
and northern Illinois, to the lower 30s in southern Missouri.
Highs on Thursday, will range from the middle 20s in northern Iowa,
to around 40 degrees across southern Missouri.