Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 210340
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
929 PM CST FRI FEB 20 2015
A wintry mix moved into central and southeast Illinois this evening.
Snow was the main precipitation type on the northern edge, while a
mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain were seen further south. At
late evening, the precipitation started to edge north as it moved
east. Temperatures around the area at 9 p.m., ranged from 18 degrees
at Paris and Bloomington, to 27 degrees at Mount Carmel. With the
south to southeast winds of 5 to 15 mph along some higher gusts, wind
chill readings were generally in the single digits and teens.
A strong storm system will over spread much of the area from the
southwest overnight, and bring snow to northern Missouri, east
through central Illinois, and into Indiana. Farther south, a wintry
mix of precipitation is likely across southern Illinois, and into the
Ohio Valley. By Saturday afternoon, several inches of snow
accumulation is possible for much of central Illinois, with amounts
tapering off farther north and south. Behind this storm system,
another batch of very cold air will move into the Midwest, for Sunday
Low temperatures overnight, will range from the single digits in
northern Wisconsin, to the upper 20s across western Kentucky and
western and southern Missouri.
High temperatures on Saturday will range from the teens in northwest
Wisconsin, to the lower 40s across southwest Missouri.