Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 241029
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
429 AM CST MON NOV 24 2014
Steady rain continued to fall over central and southeast Illinois
early this morning. Strong westerly winds at 15 to 30 mph, gusting
up to 35 mph occurred behind a cold front moving through the area.
Temperatures ranged from 36 degrees in Galesburg to 59 degrees in
Rain showers will continue this morning, switching over to snow later
this morning as cold air is ushered in behind the cold front
currently sweeping through the region. Between 2 and 4 inches of snow
is expected over northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, where
winter weather advisories are in effect for today. Little to no
accumulation is expected farther south, in central Illinois. Blustery
west winds will filter in behind the cold front, gusting as high as
35 to 45 mph today over parts of the Midwest. Calmer winds and dry
conditions will resume on Tuesday as surface high pressure settles in
briefly over the Midwest before the next system moves through
midweek. Temperatures will be below normal today with little
improvement through midweek.
High temperatures today will range from the upper 20s in Iowa to the
mid 50s along the Ohio Valley.
Low temperatures tonight will drop into the low teens in northern
Iowa, with the remainder of the region mostly in the 20s.