Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 310925
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
425 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014
Cloud cover, with scattered light showers and sprinkles, was present
across central and southeast Illinois early this morning. Winds were
out of the northwest at 5 to 15 mph over most of the area, while
winds near Galesburg were sustained near 25 mph, gusting to around 30
mph. Temperatures were in the low to upper 40s throughout the area.
As the strong cold front exits the region later this morning, much
colder air will begin to filter in, with temperatures dropping
throughout the day. Blustery northwesterly winds will also accompany
the colder air today, in excess of 20 mph and gusts over 30 mph,
making temperatures feel around 10 to 15 degrees colder. Canadian
high pressure will settle in over the region on Saturday, bringing
mostly sunny skies and below normal temperatures. Cold air will
remain over the region through the weekend, while near to slightly
above normal temperatures will return to begin the work week.
High temperatures today will mainly be in the 40s throughout the
region and will drop throughout the day.
Low temperatures tonight will drop into the 20s to low 30s across
most of the region, with temperatures in the upper teens possible in
northern Iowa and Wisconsin.