Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 241608
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1008 AM CST TUE FEB 24 2015
Mostly sunny skies, with some high clouds, were present across
central and southeast Illinois late this morning. Breezy southwest
winds at 15 to 25 mph, gusting up to 30 mph, occurred, and
temperatures ranged from the low 20s west of I-55 to the low to
mid teens east of I-55.
The high pressure ridge that brought the bitterly cold temperatures
earlier this morning will continue to slide southeast of the region,
while a low pressure system tracks north of the Great Lakes this
afternoon, bringing some flurries as far south as central Illinois.
Brisk southwest winds ahead of the cold front will bring much warmer
readings to the region today, but temperatures will still be several
degrees below normal. The cold front will move through tonight,
bringing another round of Arctic air for mid to late week. A weak
weather disturbance will then move across the region Wednesday into
Wednesday night, producing some light snow accumulation for parts of
High temperatures today will be in the 30s across much of the
Midwest, with upper 20s in eastern Indiana.
Low temperatures tonight will range from near zero in northeast Iowa
to the low 20s in southern Missouri.