High winds on Saturday and Sunday caused power outages to customers in the Regional Radio listening area.
The highest winds occurred on Saturday as the National Weather Service in Lincoln forecasted 46 miles per hour wind gusts for the entire Regional Radio listening area on Saturday and remained into the next day. According to the National Weather Service, the Taylorville Municipal Airport recorded a wind gust of 37 miles per hour at 4:35 p.m. on Sunday. Galesburg had the highest wind gust in the region, as a 57 m.p.h. wind gust was recorded at 4:25 p.m. on Sunday.