Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 181215
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
526 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014
Mostly cloudy skies and light winds were seen across central and
southeast Illinois through the early morning hours. Temperatures
around the area at 5 a.m., ranged from 15 degrees at Lacon, to 28
degrees at Jacksonville.
An upper-level disturbance moving into Missouri will continue to lift
northeastward. The light snow across Missouri will spread into
southern Iowa and into western sections of Illinois and Kentucky
before tapering off and coming to an end early this afternoon.
Total snow accumulations will be light, with 1 to 2 inches of snow
possible along a Kansas City, Missouri to Paducah, Kentucky line...
with a dusting as far north as portions of central Illinois. The
heaviest snowfall totals will be in the northwest sections of
Missouri, where four to five inches of snow is possible. Cool and
dry weather will return tonight, before another system tracking
across the southern Plains brings a rain and snow mix to the Ohio
River Valley and southeast Illinois tomorrow night into Saturday.
High temperatures today, will range from the mid 20s in northern
sections of Iowa and Wisconsin, to the low 40s in central Kentucky.
Low temperatures tonight, will range from the mid teens in northern
Wisconsin, to the mid 30s in central Kentucky.