Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 260954
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
454 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014
Mostly clear skies, muggy conditions, and light winds were seen
across central and southeast Illinois, this morning. Pre-dawn
temperatures across the area at 4 a.m., ranged from 66 degrees at
Champaign, to 76 degrees at Springfield and Jacksonville.
A cold front in eastern Iowa will slowly push southeastward into
northwest Illinois today. 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 cooler today. 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.
High temperatures today, will range from the mid 60s in northern
Wisconsin, to the upper 90s in southwest Missouri. Heat index values
will top out in the 100 to 110 degree range across central and
southern parts of Missouri and Illinois today.
Low temperatures tonight, will generally be in the mid 60s to lower
70s across the Midwest, while 50s will be more common in northern
Iowa and across Wisconsin.