Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 040216
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
816 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015
Mostly cloudy skies were present across central and southeast
Illinois, while light rain continued over southeast Illinois this
evening. Winds were out of the west at 5 to 15 mph. Temperatures
remained in the 30s throughout the area.
Areas of light rain will continue overnight along and south of I-70,
eventually changing to snow as a cold front continues to push
southward through the state. The cold front is expected to stall
south of the Ohio Valley, with another storm system tracking
northeast along the front on Wednesday. This will allow
precipitation to continue along and south of the I-70 corridor, with
rain changing to snow on Wednesday. The heaviest snow accumulations
can be expected south of the Ohio River on Wednesday into Wednesday
night, with lighter accumulations further north towards I-70.
Otherwise, cold and dry weather will prevail over the northern half
of the region as Canadian high pressure settles in for Wednesday and
Low temperatures tonight will range from near zero in northern Iowa
to the low 40s in central Kentucky.
High temperatures on Wednesday will range from the low teens in
northern Iowa to the low 40s in central Kentucky.