Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 250129
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
829 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015
Mostly cloudy skies were present across most of central and
southeast Illinois, while showers and thunderstorms moved across the
counties north of I-74. Winds were out of the southeast at 5 to 15
mph. Temperatures were in the mid 50s to around 60 throughout the
A storm system over the Plains will continue to move east
northeastward tonight, bringing showers and isolated thunderstorms to
the region. This rain will continue to spread across areas west of
the Mississippi River overnight into the morning. As the low pressure
center moves into the Midwest, thunderstorms that develop tomorrow
morning into the afternoon could become strong to severe, producing
heavy rainfall, large hail, and gusty winds, especially over southern
portions of the region. Showers and thunderstorms will come to an end
Saturday night into Sunday morning as the system pushes east of the
region, with mild temperatures expected to wrap up the weekend.
Low temperatures overnight will range from the upper 30s across
southern Wisconsin to near 60 degrees across southwest Missouri.
High temperatures on Saturday will range from the upper 40s in
northern Illinois to the low 80s in southeastern Missouri.