Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 281728
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1127 AM CST THU NOV 28 2013
Mostly sunny skies, southwest winds, and cool temperatures prevailed
across central and southeast Illinois, through the morning hours.
Winds gusting up to 25 to 30 mph were seen in the east central part
of the state, at late morning. Temperatures across the area at 11
a.m., were in the low to mid 30s, ranging from 31 degrees at
Bloomington, to 37 degrees at Effingham. Wind chill readings were
generally in the low 20s to low 30s across the area.
The high pressure ridge will shift east of the area, as a weak
Alberta clipper low pressure system tracks into the Great Lakes
today. This system will bring snow to Wisconsin east through
Michigan, with quiet weather persisting farther south. A dry cold
front will move across the Midwest today, quickly followed by another
Canadian high pressure ridge for the end of the week, which will
bring more cold and dry weather. Wind gusts will decrease across the
area by sunset. After that, temperatures will gradually warm to be
near average, by the end of the weekend.
High temperatures today, on Thanksgiving, will range from the upper
20s in northern parts of Iowa and Wisconsin, to the upper 40s in
Low temperates tonight, will range from the single digits in
northwest Wisconsin, to the middle 20s in southern parts of Missouri,
Illinois, and in western Kentucky.