Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 132032
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
332 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014
Cloudy to overcast skies prevailed over central and southeast
Illinois today, with scattered showers and thunderstorms west of
I-57. Temperatures at 3 pm, ranged from 65 degrees in Galesburg, to
76 degrees at Lawrenceville. Windy conditions prevailed again today
with south winds 15 to 25 mph and gusts of 25 to 40 mph east of the
Strong low pressure over southeast Kansas and central Oklahoma,
will track northeast into lower Michigan by sunrise Monday, and
sweep a strong cold front eastward across Illinois overnight.
Widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms will spread east
across the region tonight with heavy rains of 1 to 2 inches with
locally higher amounts especially northwest of the Illinois river.
There is a slight chance of severe thunderstorms into tonight across
Missouri and the southwest half of Illinois. After mild conditions
this weekend, much colder conditions will return to the Midwest on
Monday and Tuesday behind the cold front. Rain will turn to snow
over Iowa and Illinois overnight and over Illinois during Monday
afternoon and Monday evening before diminishing later Monday night. A
couple inches of snow is likely over Wisconsin and northeast parts of
Iowa and Indiana.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the mid to upper 20s
across the northwest half of Iowa and Wisconsin, to the lower to
middle 60s across Kentucky, central and southeast Indiana and far
southeast parts of Missouri and Illinois.
High temperatures Monday, will contrast from the low to mid 30s
across northern Wisconsin, to the upper 60s and lower 70s across
Kentucky and southeast Indiana.