Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 221608
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1008 AM CST SUN FEB 22 2015
Mostly cloudy to partly sunny skies were present across central and
southeast Illinois late this morning. Winds were out of the
northwest at 10 to 20 mph, with a few gusts over 20 mph in some
locations. Temperatures ranged from 11 degrees in Galesburg to 29
degrees in Lawrenceville.
A cold and relatively quiet forecast is on tap for much of the
Midwest today through the beginning of the work week. Canadian
high pressure will settle into the Midwest by Monday morning,
bringing bitterly cold temperatures with lows below zero and wind
chills plunging into the 20 to 30 below zero range across much of
Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana. A brief warm-up is expected
Tuesday as the high pressure slides east and southwesterly flow sets
up across the area. However, another surge of Arctic air is expected
toward the middle and latter part of the week.
High temperatures this afternoon will range from the low teens in
northern Iowa to the upper 20s across southeast Missouri into western
Low temperatures tonight will range from the negative teens in
northern Iowa to the low teens in southeast Missouri into Kentucky.