Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 210100
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
700 PM CST Mon Feb 20 2017
Gusty south winds and partly to mostly sunny skies brought record
warm temperatures to central and southeast Illinois, once again on
Monday. Highs reached the lower to middle 70s, setting all-time
February monthly records in some locations. These temperatures
are more typical for mid May.
A cold front will shift across the Midwest tonight and early
Tuesday. This will bring a period of showers and isolated
thunderstorms to the region, before drier air moves in from the
west on Tuesday. Behind this system, dry conditions and unseasonably
warm temperatures are expected for Wednesday. The next weather
system will bring a chance of showers for Thursday.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the upper 30s in
northern Iowa, to the middle 50s in central Illinois. Highs on
Tuesday will reach the lower 60s to lower 70s across the Midwest.