Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 240928
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
428 AM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014
A few scattered showers moved through portions of southeast Illinois
this morning. Otherwise, skies were mostly clear to partly
cloudy with patchy fog throughout central and southeast Illinois.
Winds were light and variable, and temperatures were in the upper
60s to low 70s as of 4 a.m.
Hot and very humid weather will set in across much of the Midwest
over the next few days. Heat indices will routinely climb above the
100 degree mark from Sunday through Tuesday. Scattered thunderstorms
will continue to develop and move through Indiana and Kentucky today,
but mainly dry weather is anticipated elsewhere throughout the
region. The next significant chance for rain will hold off until
Tuesday night and Wednesday when a cold front slowly approaches from
the west. Temperatures will gradually cool down behind the front on
Wednesday and continue to decrease into the latter half of the week.
High temperatures on Sunday, will range from near 80 degrees across
northern Wisconsin, to near 100 degrees across central and southwest
Low temperatures tonight will only drop down into the upper 60s
across eastern Wisconsin, with lows in the low to mid 70s across the
remainder of the region.