According to National Weather Service records, cities north and
south of Lincoln tied records Thursday evening for earliest
In Peoria, a trace of snow was recorded at 4:47 p.m. Peoria's
old record was set in 1937.
Simultaneously, at 4:47 p.m., Springfield also recorded trace
snowfall, tying that city's 1962 record.
A warming trend is expected to bring temps up for the next couple
of days, with a dip on Sunday, but warming and rain early next week.
See the NWS forecast for more details: