Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 311140
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
539 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015
Mid- and upper-level clouds were increasing from the west this
morning across central and southeast Illinois. A light west to
southwest breeze was seen across the area this morning as well.
Temperatures around the area this morning at 5 a.m., ranged from 22
degrees at Lawrenceville, to 30 degrees at Jacksonville.
A winter storm system will be moving out of the southwest United
States this weekend, spreading precipitation across a large portion
of the Midwest. Rain and snow will spread into northern Missouri
and central Illinois by this afternoon, but most of the precipitation
over the region will be in the form of snow, tonight and tomorrow.
Several inches of accumulation are likely from southern Iowa, across
northern and central Illinois and Indiana. Locations further south,
closer to the Ohio River, will see mixed precipitation or all rain,
mimimizing snow totals in that area. After the storm system exits
tomorrow evening, very cold air will spread into the region for the
start of the work week.
High temperatures today, will range from the mid teens across
northern Wisconsin, to the mid 40s in southern Missouri.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the single digits above
zero in northern Wisconsin, to the upper 30s across southeast
Missouri, southern tip of Illinois, and western Kentucky.