AWUS83 KLOT 061314
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN ILLINOIS AND NORTHWEST INDIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
714 AM CST FRI DEC 6 2013 /814 AM EST FRI DEC 6 2013/
FRIDAY MORNING WAS CLOUDY AND COLD...WITH TEMPERATURES RANGING
FROM THE MID TEENS TO THE LOWER 20S. A STEADY NORTHWEST BREEZE
RESULTED IN WIND CHILL VALUES PRIMARILY IN THE SINGLE
DIGITS...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS IN NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS JUST BELOW
ZERO. TEMPERATURES WILL ONLY RISE A FEW DEGREES FROM THEIR EARLY
MORNING VALUES BY THE AFTERNOON UNDER CONTINUED CLOUDY SKIES.
LIGHT SNOW OR FLURRIES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTH OF A GIBSON
CITY TO RENSSELAER LINE.
SKIES WILL CLEAR TONIGHT...ENABLING TEMPERATURES TO FALL TO THE
SINGLE DIGITS AND LOW TEENS BY EARLY SATURDAY. A CONTINUED
NORTHWEST WIND WILL RESULT IN BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES
RANGING FROM 0 TO 15 BELOW ZERO. DESPITE MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES...HIGHS SATURDAY WILL ONLY BE IN THE UPPER TEENS AND LOWER
20S. PERSISTENT COLD EASTERLY WINDS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY COULD RESULT IN A BIT OF LAKE EFFECT SNOW INTO FAR
NORTHEAST ILLINOIS...THEN A WEAK STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING A LIGHT
SNOW ACCUMULATION DURING SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING TO PRIMARILY
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80. TO THE SOUTH...THERE COULD BE A LIGHT SNOW
AND FREEZING DRIZZLE MIX. HIGHS WILL REACH THE MID AND UPPER 20S.
A REINFORCING SHOT OF VERY COLD AIR WILL ARRIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK.
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AWUS83 KILX 061033
WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
433 AM CST FRI DEC 6 2013
Light to moderate snow continued to fall across locations, mainly
south of I 70, through the overnight hours, with mostly cloudy skies
noted elsewhere across the state. Temperature around the area
daybreak were mainly in the teens and 20s and ranged from 15 degrees
at Galesburg, 18 at Peoria, 21 at Springfield, 22 at Champaign, and,
23 at Lawrenceville.
Winter storm warnings and advisories had been issued for southern and
southeast Illinois, southern Missouri, and into central and southern
Indiana. Snow, heavy at times, will be possible over southeast
Illinois, with accumulations of ice to the south today.
High temperatures Friday, will range from near zero across northwest
Iowa, to the middle 30s across western Kentucky.
Overnight low temperatures, will range from the single digits
below zero across parts of Wisconsin, to the teens above zero over
southern Missouri and Kentucky.