Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 122033
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
230 PM CST THU DEC 12 2013
Mid and high clouds increased from the northwest during the day
across central Illinois, with partly to mostly cloudy skies by mid
afternoon. Temperatures at mid afternoon were mostly in the 20s to
lower 30s, but ranged from 17 degrees in Lawrenceville to 36 degree
in Jacksonville. Southwest winds of 10 to 15 mph with gusts of 20 to
25 mph prevailed this afternoon giving wind chills in the upper
single digits and teens at times.
A strong storm system over southern California will move east
into the southern Mississippi river valley by dawn Saturday.
This will spread mixed precipitation across Missouri Friday morning,
and into southwest parts of Illinois and Kentucky Friday afternoon.
Mainly snow over the rest of the region Friday afternoon and
Friday night, then diminish from the west during Saturday. Several
inches of snow is possible over the region with some sleet and ice
accumulations too over Missouri, Kentucky and southern parts of
Illinois and Indiana.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from zero to 5 below zero
across northwest Wisconsin, to the middle 20s across west central
and southwest Missouri.
High temperatures Friday, will range from 5 to 10 degrees across
northwest Wisconsin to the lower to middle 40s across central
and southeast Kentucky.