Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 270343
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
925 PM CST THU FEB 26 2015
An area of low clouds was slowly moving south this evening across
central and southeast Illinois. Some flurries were associated with
these clouds at late evening. Temperatures around the area at 9 p.m.,
ranged from 1 below zero at Galesburg, to 20 degrees at Flora.
Northwest winds of 5 to 15 mph were giving wind chills generally in
the single digits above and below zero, however the wind chill was as
cold as 17 below zero at Galesburg.
A low pressure system will exit Illinois tonight diminishing the
flurries over the region. Low clouds will decrease from the northwest
as strong arctic high pressure over the Northern Plains settles
central Illinois Friday afternoon. This will usher in yet another
Arctic airmass with wind chills dropping to 15 to 25 below zero north
of I-70 tonight into Friday morning, where wind chill advisories are
posted. Another winter weather system will likely bring accumulating
snow to the Midwest this weekend especially Saturday night into
Low temperatures overnight, will range from 15 to 20 below zero in
northern Iowa, to the teens across central Kentucky.
High temperatures on Friday, will range from 5 to 10 degrees over
central and northeastern Iowa, to the middle 20s across southern
parts of Missouri and Kentucky.