Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 092026
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
325 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014
Widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms were seen across many
locations across central Illinois today. Heavy rain and flooding was
reported in places from Lincoln southwest where as much as 2 to 3
inches of rain fell since early morning. At mid afternoon, showers
and thunderstorms were along and west of a Galesburg to Tuscola to
Effingham line and moving east. Temperatures at 3 pm, ranged from 63
degrees in Taylorville, to 82 degrees at the Mount Carmel airport.
Showers and thunderstorms will be likely spread east across the
region tonight and Wednesday, then diminishing from the northwest
during Wednesday night with the passage of a strong cold front.
Showers and thunderstorms will likely linger Thursday across
Kentucky. There is a slight chance of severe storms from I-55
northwest through tonight. There is a slight chance of severe storms
across Illinois, Indiana and eastern Missouri on Wednesday and
Wednesday evening. Some of these storms may be severe, with damaging
wind gusts and locally heavy rain. Much cooler and drier air will
usher into the Midwest starting Thursday with fall like weather
expected to occur into the weekend.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the upper 40s and
lower 50s across northwest Wisconsin, to the lower 70s across
Missouri and southwest parts of Illinois and Kentucky.
High temperatures Wednesday, will range from the middle to upper
50s across northwest Wisconsin, to the lower 90s across southeast
Missouri bootheel and western Kentucky.