Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 230410
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
918 PM CST SUN FEB 22 2015
Mid and high clouds continued streaming from west to east across
central and southeast Illinois this evening. Temperatures around the
area at 9 p.m., ranged from 4 degrees at Galesburg, to 23 degrees at
Mount Carmel. With northwest winds in the 5 to 15 mph range, wind
chill readings ranged from 13 below zero at Galesburg, to 10 degrees
at Mount Carmel.
A cold and dry forecast is on tap across the Midwest to start the
work week. Canadian high pressure will settle into the Midwest by
early Monday morning, bringing bitterly cold temperatures with lows
below zero for a lot of the area and wind chills plunging into the 20
to 30 below zero range across much of Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, and
Indiana. Wind chill advisories for Monday morning have been posted
for northern Missouri and much of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and
Wisconsin. A brief warm-up is expected Tuesday as the high pressure
slides east allowing southwesterly flow to set up across the area.
However, another surge of Arctic air is expected toward the middle
and latter part of the week.
Low temperatures overnight, will range from 15 to 20 below zero in
northern Wisconsin, to the mid-teens in central Kentucky.
High temperatures on Monday, will range from the single digits in
eastern Wisconsin and northern sections of Illinois and Indiana, to
the low 20s in southern Missouri and western Kentucky.