Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 011658
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1138 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015
Mostly sunny skies and light winds were the rule across central and
southeast Illinois this morning. High clouds were starting to move
over the area from the northwest at late morning. Temperatures around
the area at 11 a.m. ranged from 79 degrees at Lacon, to 54 degrees at
A warm and dry day is on tap across the entire Midwest today before
an approaching cold front triggers scattered thunderstorms across
Iowa, Wisconsin, and northern Illinois tonight. A few of the storms
could be strong severe across Iowa and northern Illinois, with
damaging wind gusts and heavy rainfall possible. After that, the
front will move further eastward, bringing rain chances to much of
the region tomorrow.
High temperatures today will range from the lower 80s across
northeast Indiana, to the lower 90s across Missouri, southern
portions of Illinois and Indiana, and western Kentucky.
Low temperatures tonight across the Midwest will generally be in the
mid to low 70s, while northern Wisconsin is expected to drop into
the mid 50s.