Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 180224
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
823 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014
Mostly clear skies, with a few high clouds beginning to stream in,
were present over locations west of the Illinois River. Overcast,
low cloud cover remained over most locations east of the Illinois
River this evening. Winds were light and variable to calm, and
temperatures were in the 20s across the area.
An upper-level disturbance currently over the south central Plains
will continue to lift northeastward, with the light rain in Missouri
changing to light snow overnight. Light snow will spread into
portions of Missouri, southern Illinois, and Kentucky overnight into
tomorrow, and into southern Iowa and central Illinois tomorrow
morning before tapering off and coming to an end during the
afternoon. 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.
Cool and dry weather will return Thursday night, before another
system tracking across the southern Plains brings a rain and snow mix
to the Ohio River Valley and southeast Illinois Friday night into
Overnight low temperatures will range from the teens across Iowa
and northern Illinois to the lower 30s in southern Missouri.
Highs on Thursday will range from the mid 20s in northern Iowa to
around 40 degrees across southern Missouri.