Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Central Illinois
AWUS83 KILX 212025
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
325 PM CDT TUE APR 21 2015
West winds significantly increased late morning, and were gusting
from 35 to 45 mph during the afternoon north of I-72. Further south
in central and southeast Illinois, gusts of 25 to 35 mph were more
common. While there was quite a bit of sunshine, clouds increased
as the afternoon progressed. Temperatures by mid afternoon were
mainly in the 60 to 65 degree range over the area.
A cold front will move through the Midwest this evening, bringing
scattered showers with it. While Wednesday will still be breezy
across the Midwest, it should not be as windy as today. High
pressure will keep much of the region dry Wednesday and Thursday,
although some showers may linger into Wednesday morning near the
Ohio Valley. Temperatures will rise a bit late in the week, although
remain below normal for this time of year.
Regional low temperatures tonight will range from the upper 20s over
much of Wisconsin, to the mid 40s in western Kentucky. Highs on
Wednesday will mainly be in the 50s across the Midwest, although
40s will be more common across Wisconsin.