Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 231431
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
931 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014
Some early morning fog affected portions of central and eastern
Illinois, otherwise conditions were partly cloudy for much of the
area. The exception was in northwest Illinois, where scattered
thunderstorms were advancing eastward from Iowa, by mid morning.
Overnight low temperatures were several degrees above normal,
ranging from 70 in Bloomington, to 76 in Springfield.
Scattered thunderstorms in eastern Iowa and western Illinois late
this morning, are expected to track east into portions of central and
northern Illinois into early afternoon. Frequent lightning and
locally heavy rainfall will be possible with these storms. Once the
storms clear the area, hot and humid conditions will take hold from
later this afternoon through Monday. High temperatures during this
time will rise into the lower to middle 90s, while afternoon heat
index values exceed 100 degrees.
High temperatures today will range from the mid 80s in northeast
Illinois, to near 100 degrees in southern Missouri. Lows tonight
will drop into the 70s for much of the Midwest.