Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 030408
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1007 PM CST TUE FEB 2 2016
Scattered showers and thunderstorms tracked across east central
Illinois late this afternoon into the evening hours. Light winds,
moisture from the rain today, and a strong low-level inversion has
allowed patchy dense fog to form across much of Central Illinois
this evening. Temperatures around the area at 9 p.m. ranged from 36
degrees at Galesburg, to 64 degrees at Flora.
A strong low pressure system in the southeast corner of Nebraska,
will lift northeast of Lake Huron by Wednesday afternoon. This winter
storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions to central and
northwest parts of Iowa, southern Minnesota, and western Wisconsin
overnight. Further south and east, showers and thunderstorms are
expected to continue across Kentucky and Indiana overnight,
diminishing by Wednesday morning. Some of these storms could be
strong to severe, with damaging winds being the main threat. For
Wednesday, colder air will move in on blustery winds, along with some
scattered light rain or light snow showers.
Lows overnight will range from the mid to upper teens in northwest
parts of Iowa and Wisconsin, to the middle 50s in eastern Kentucky.
High temperatures on Wednesday will range from the upper teens and
lower 20s over northwest parts of Iowa and Wisconsin, to the upper
50s in eastern Kentucky.