Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 251632
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
1124 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015
Cloudy skies were present across central and southeast Illinois,
through the late morning hours. An area of showers and thunderstorms
moved across a large portion of the area this morning, as well.
There was heavy rain associated with these storms and one report
of pea size hail south of Springfield around 930 a.m. Winds were out
of the east at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Temperatures
across the area at 11 a.m., ranged from 44 degrees at Lacon, to 55
degrees at Flora.
A storm system over northern Missouri, will continue to move east
northeastward today, bringing showers and isolated thunderstorms to
the region. This rain will continue to spread east across the
Midwest. The thunderstorms that develop this afternoon could become
strong to severe, producing heavy rainfall, large hail, and gusty
winds, especially over the southern portions of the region. Showers
and thunderstorms will come to an end tonight into Sunday morning as
the system pushes east of the region, with mild temperatures expected
to wrap up the weekend.
High temperatures today, will range from near 40 degrees across
northern Wisconsin, to near 80 degrees across the Missouri bootheel
and western Kentucky.
Low temperatures overnight, will range from near 30 degrees across
most of Wisconsin, to the middle 50s across western Kentucky and