Gusty winds today followed by frigid temps to start week
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[January 18, 2013]
National Weather Service in Lincoln released a hazardous
weather outlook at 5:30 a.m. Friday for portions of central
Illinois. This outlook is for the counties of Cass, Champaign,
Christian, Coles, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Fulton, Knox, Logan,
Macon, Marshall, Mason, McLean, Menard, Morgan, Moultrie, Peoria,
Piatt, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, Tazewell, Vermilion
Friday and Friday night
South to southwest winds will
likely gust to between 30 and 40 mph Friday, causing some difficulty
for high-profile vehicles, especially on east-west roadways. Look
for the winds to slowly diminish later this evening.
Saturday through Thursday
Gusty south to southwest winds will continue on Saturday with
gusts as high as 35 mph at times.
An arctic air mass will arrive later Sunday and into early next
week, bringing the coldest weather so far this winter. High
temperatures will reach only the mid to upper teens Monday and
Tuesday, while overnight lows plunge into the single digits. Wind
chill values could drop as low as 10 below zero Monday night.
For updates, check http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ilx/.
[Text from National Weather Service,