Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 232013
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
213 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017
A warm front stretched from west to east over the southern third
of Illinois this afternoon. South of the front, partly sunny skies
and southerly winds pushed temperatures into the upper 60s and
lower 70s. North of the front, clouds and northeast winds kept
temperatures in the 50s over much of central Illinois.
Strong low pressure developing over the Plains, will shift
northeast into the lower Great Lakes by Friday evening. This will
spread scattered showers across the northern half of Illinois into
this evening and tonight. On Friday, a strong cold front will push
across the state, triggering scattered thunderstorms over eastern
Illinois during the afternoon. The best chance for severe weather
will occur over Indiana during the late afternoon and evening.
Behind the cold front, northwest winds will bring much colder air
into the Midwest, along with scattered light snow or flurries, for
Friday night into Saturday morning.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the lower 30s in northern
Iowa, to the lower 60s along the Ohio Valley. Highs on Friday will
range from the lower 30s in northeast Iowa, to near 80 degrees in