Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 262011
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
311 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015
Cloud cover slowly diminished from west to east across the state
today, but was still widespread along and east of I-57 at mid
afternoon. Lingering light rain exited southeast Illinois around
midday. Gusty northwest winds reached over 25 mph at times,
primarily west of I-55. Temperatures at mid afternoon were in the
40s, and were close to 50 degrees from Springfield to Peoria
westward, where sunshine was most widespread.
High pressure will drift across the Great Lakes through the first
half of the weekend, keeping much of the Midwest dry. Lingering rain
across the Ohio Valley will diminish this evening, as a cold front
moves toward the East Coast, and a few rain or snow showers may
also occur across Missouri tonight and again Friday night.
Temperatures will remain cool into Saturday, before a warming trend
begins on Sunday.
Low temperatures across the Midwest tonight will range from the
teens across Wisconsin and northern Iowa, to the mid 30s in
southern Missouri. Highs on Friday will range from the lower 30s
across Wisconsin, to the upper 40s in western and southern Missouri.