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The National Weather Service Monday afternoon issued a winter storm warning for the Regional Radio listening area, from noon Tuesday thru noon Wednesday.

Here's part of the statement from the Weather Service:

SNOW SHOULD BEGIN BY LATE TUESDAY MORNING IN AREAS WEST
OF INTERSTATE 55...AND THEN TO THE EAST DURING THE
AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. BLOWING SNOW
WILL BEGIN OCCURRING TUESDAY NIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE INTO
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

6 TO 8 INCHES WILL ACCUMULATE ALONG AND NORTH OF
A TAYLORVILLE TO PARIS LINE TO JUST SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 74...WITH
LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. 5 TO 7 INCHES WILL ACCUMULATE
ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 74.

NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AT
15 TO 25 MPH TUESDAY NIGHT...WITH A FEW GUSTS TO 30 MPH AT TIMES.

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT
TIMES TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...MAINLY ALONG AND
NORTH OF A BEARDSTOWN TO DANVILLE LINE.

ACCUMULATING SNOW AND AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES
DUE TO BLOWING SNOW...WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

Stay tuned to Regional Radio and (taylorvilledailynews.com) (dewittdailynews.com) for the latest weather information.

 
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