Light snow covers Champaign-Urbana

This post was updated Saturday at 11:15 a.m. It will be updated as the National Weather Service updates its forecasts. URBANA – Meteorologists are predicting Central Illinois will receive measurable snowfall on Friday afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from Friday at 6:00 p.m. until Saturday at noon […]

Ice coats Central Illinois making roadways very slick

Updated Saturday at 10:15 p.m. This post will be updated as new forecasts are posted. CHAMPAIGN – On Saturday afternoon and evening, meteorologists are predicting much of Central Illinois will see freezing rain and icy roadways. The National Weather Service in Central Illinois has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 12:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on Saturday.  […]

Warming centers open as bitter cold descends on Central Illinois

CHAMPAIGN – Many Central Illinois communities are opening warming centers so people without regular shelter are not exposed to subzero temperatures settling into the area. The National Weather Service in Central Illinois forecasts a low around 10 degrees and wind chill values as low as -4 on Wednesday night/Thursday morning in Champaign Urbana. Temperatures will […]

Wintry weather in Central Illinois midweek

This post was updated Tuesday at 10:45 p.m. It will be updated as the National Weather Service updates its forecasts. CHAMPAIGN – Forecasters say blowing snow is possible Tuesday night. Windy weather will move into Central Illinois on Wednesday, followed by much colder weather on Thursday.

Snow Forecasted For Central Illinois Wednesday PM-Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Central Illinois, including Champaign-Urbana, Danville and Decatur.  It is in effect Wednesday 11:00 a.m.-Thursday 10:00 a.m.  Meteorologists are predicting the area will receive 4-to-6 inches of snow.  Snowfall will be at its heaviest on Wednesday night. The advisory area includes Champaign, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, […]

Central Illinois Under Winter Weather Advisory; Cancellations Underway

CHAMPAIGN – The National Weather Service Central Illinois office said on Wednesday afternoon that our area can expect snow into Thursday morning. However, rain will dominate southeast Illinois with freezing rain and sleet will be possible near I-70 Wednesday night which will lower snow accumulations there. Farther north snow will become lighter overnight and taper […]