Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 271020
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
337 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015
An area of low clouds was seen across locations east of I 57 through
the overnight hours. Some flurries were associated with these clouds.
Elsewhere, mostly clear skies were the rule. Temperatures around the
area at 4 a.m., ranged from 12 degrees below zero at Galesburg, to 10
degrees at Lawrenceville. Northwest winds of 5 to 15 mph were giving
wind chills generally in the 10 to 20 degree below zero range,
however the wind chill was as cold as 26 below zero at Galesburg.
Strong arctic high pressure over the Northern Plains will settle into
central Illinois this afternoon. This will usher in yet another
Arctic airmass with wind chills dropping to 15 to 25 below zero north
of I-70 tonight into Friday morning, where wind chill advisories are
posted. Another winter weather system will likely bring accumulating
snow to the Midwest this weekend especially Saturday night into
High temperatures today, will range from 5 to 10 degrees across
central and northeastern Iowa, to the middle 20s across southern
parts of Missouri and Kentucky.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from 15 to 20 below zero
across northern Iowa, to the teens across central Kentucky.