Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 250251
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
851 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017
The cold front has moved into the eastern states of the Midwest
this evening and will continue to push eastward, bringing much
colder air to the region for the weekend. Temperatures around the
area late evening were dropping through the 40s and into the 30s.
A blast of arctic air will move in for the weekend behind the
strong cold front. Snow flurries will be possible overnight and
into early Saturday morning as the back edge of this system slides
through the northern half of Illinois. Temperatures will return to
near normal for Saturday, while increasing into the 40s on Sunday.
Low temperatures tonight will return to around normal with lows
ranging from the teens across eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois,
to the low 30s in souther Illinois. High temperatures Saturday
will only reach the upper 20s to near 40 around the Midwest.