Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 181658
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1058 AM CST WED NOV 18 2015
Rain finally diminished and moved out of the central and
southeast Illinois area by late morning. The two day
rainfall totals, as a result of the steady and sometimes
heavy rainfall, were above three inches in some placed.
Examples include, Trowbridge with 3.54 inches, Watson with
3.45 inches, Flora with 3.36 inches and Effingham with 3.32
inches of rainfall recorded over the past 48 hours.
Temperatures at midday were mainly in the upper 50s, with
lower 60s around southeast Illinois.
Low pressure, previously over the central Plains during the
overnight hours, had tracked northeast and was centered over
Minnesota by late morning today. As it pulls to the
northeast, showers will diminish across much of the nations mid
section today and this evening. However, windy conditions
will continue the next few days with cooler and drier weather
expected tonight through Thursday night, as Canadian high pressure
moves into the mid Mississippi river valley Thursday night.
High temperatures today, will range from 45 to 50 degrees over
northwest Iowa, to the upper 60s and lower 70s over central and
Overnight low temperatures, will be in the middle 30s in central
Wisconsin, with lower to middle 40s elsewhere in the Midwest.