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National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch Beginning Saturday



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. * TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SATURDAY NIGHT...AND GRADUALLY TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND NOON ON SUNDAY. * ACCUMULATIONS...CURRENT INDICATIONS SUGGEST 6 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ARE POSSIBLE BETWEEN A BEARDSTOWN TO BLOOMINGTON LINE AND INTERSTATE 72. LOCATIONS SOUTH OF A SPRINGFIELD TO DECATUR TO DANVILLE LINE HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO RECEIVE 7 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH THE HIGHEST TOTALS LIKELY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70. * WIND...WINDS WILL SWING AROUND TO THE NORTH BY LATE SATURDAY NIGHT BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT. SHORTLY AFTER FRONTAL PASSAGE...THE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. * IMPACTS...THE POTENTIALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL COULD MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS LATER SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. THE GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL PRODUCE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...PRODUCING NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES. THE WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE CONTRIBUTE TO BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES BY LATER SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH WIND CHILL VALUES OF 15 BELOW TO 30 BELOW ZERO BY MONDAY MORNING.
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