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Relatively Quiet January; February Outlook Provided by NWS

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has released their weather summary for the month of January. Overall, it was a relatively quiet month for the first month of 2016. Chris Miller, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the NWS in Lincoln, told Regional Radio News that temperatures bounced around, and precipitation averaged below normal.

The only significant event that occurred in the region was three to five inches of snow that fell on January 19-20. The heaviest amounts were reported in southern and southeastern Illinois near the Ohio River where 4-6 inches of snow fell. As for the month of February according to the latest models, Miller says temperatures will start below normal, then rebound. He also mentioned precipitation could be below normal.

To view the January weather summary, go to weather.gov/lincoln. 

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