Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 300942
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
442 AM CDT THU APR 30 2015
Partly to mostly cloudy skies were seen across central and southeast
Illinois early this morning. Scattered rain showers and sprinkles
were seen across portions of the area, especially east of I-57. Pre-
dawn temperatures around the area at 4 a.m., were in the low 40s to
mid 50s, ranging from 42 degrees at Danville and Galesburg, to 54
degrees at Mount Carmel.
An upper level disturbance over the Great Lakes will continue to
drop southward into Kentucky by this evening. Cloud cover, with
scattered showers, will be in place over the eastern half of
Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky, shifting slightly south and east
during the day. This system will also bring slightly cooler air into
the Midwest today, but temperatures will rebound tomorrow and
steadily increase over the weekend. Dry conditions will prevail
across much of the region tomorrow and Saturday, except with a weak
system bringing isolated showers and thunderstorms to Iowa, northern
Missouri and west central Illinois.
High temperatures today will range from the low to mid 50s for
locations near Lake Michigan to the mid 70s across western Iowa and
much of Missouri.
Low temperatures tonight across the Midwest will generally be in the
low to mid 40s, with 30s noted across Wisconsin.