Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 251950
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
250 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014
Hot and very humid conditions prevailed across central Illinois
today. After early morning lows that remained in the 70s, afternoon
high temperatures soared into the lower to middle 90s. Heat index
values exceeded the 100 degree mark, with some of the higher
readings reaching 110 degrees.
Thunderstorms will track across north-central Illinois into
northern Indiana this evening, primarily along and north of a
Moline...to Pontiac...to Lafayette line. Gusty winds, hail, and
torrential downpours will be possible with the storms. Meanwhile,
a cold front currently across central Iowa will slowly push
southeastward into northwest Illinois late tonight into Tuesday.
Scattered thunderstorms will accompany the front. As a result of
the increased cloud cover and storms, temperatures across Iowa,
northern Missouri, and north-central Illinois will be slightly
cooler on Tuesday. Further south and east across the remainder of
the region, it will be another very hot and humid day with heat
index values once again rising well above 100 degrees.
Overnight low temperatures, will mainly be in the lower to middle
70s, but will drop into the lower 60s behind the cold front across
northern and central Iowa.
High temperatures on Tuesday, will range from the middle 70s in
northern Iowa, to the upper 90s across central and southern