Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 220110
Weather Summary For Central And Southeast Illinois
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
710 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017
Rain showers shifted east of the area during the afternoon,
leaving partly sunny and unseasonably warm conditions over
central and southeast Illinois on Tuesday. High temperatures were
a few degrees short of records, in the lower to middle 60s.
Southwest flow will develop over the Midwest for tonight and
Wednesday, and produce more unseasonably warm temperatures across
the region. On Thursday, a strong low pressure system will develop
over the Plains, sending a warm front over the area. This will
bring scattered showers to portions of central Illinois, north
into southern Wisconsin. A strong cold front will shift across the
Midwest on Friday afternoon and evening, bringing a threat for
strong to severe thunderstorms. Near record warmth will continue
through the end of the week.
Low temperatures tonight will range from near 40 degrees in
eastern Iowa, to the mid 50s in central Indiana. Highs on
Wednesday will range from the upper 60s in central Indiana, to
near 80 degrees in central Missouri.