Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 112055
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
255 PM CST THU DEC 11 2014
Overcast conditions prevailed across central Illinois this morning,
before skies partially cleared during the afternoon. Temperatures
remained on the cool side for this time year, with highs only
climbing into the lower to middle 30s.
A warmer weather pattern will take hold across the Midwest for the
upcoming weekend, leading to well above normal high temperatures in
the 40s and 50s. As the warmer air arrives, areas of drizzle and fog
will develop across Wisconsin, Iowa, and northern Missouri Saturday
night into Sunday. Meanwhile, low pressure will develop over the
Texas panhandle, then begin tracking northeastward toward the Great
Lakes early next week. Rain will spread across Missouri in advance
of this system Sunday night, then across the remainder of the
region on Monday. As the low pressure departs, enough cold air
will arrive on its back side to result in a period of snow across
Wisconsin, Iowa, and northwest Illinois on Tuesday.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the lower 20s in
northern Indiana, to around 40 degrees across southwest Missouri.
High temperatures on Friday, will range from the middle 30s in
southern Wisconsin, to the middle 50s across southwest Missouri.