Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 240221
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
906 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014
A cluster of thunderstorms tracked across southeast Illinois this
evening, primarily impacting locations along and south of I 70.
The storms produced frequent lightning, gusty winds, and heavy
downpours. Elsewhere, dry conditions prevailed. Temperatures across
the area at 9 p.m., ranged from 71 degrees at Bloomington and
Flora, to 82 degrees at Springfield.
Hot and very humid weather will be the rule across much of the
Midwest over the next few days. Heat index readings will routinely
climb above the 100 degree mark from Sunday through Tuesday.
Scattered thunderstorms will be possible across Indiana and
Kentucky overnight and into Sunday, but mainly dry weather is
anticipated elsewhere around the region. The next significant chance
for rain will hold off until Tuesday night and Wednesday when a cold
front slowly approaches from the west.
Overnight low temperatures, will mainly be in the lower to middle
70s, but will drop into the middle 60s across northern Wisconsin.
High temperatures on Sunday, will range from near 80 degrees across
northern Wisconsin, to around 100 degrees across central and