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Wind Advisory, Freeze Warning
Issued: 9:36 AM CDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening...
... Freeze warning remains in effect from 2 am to 9 am CDT
Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening.

* Timing... the strongest winds will develop between noon and 5 PM
CDT... before winds rapidly decrease by early evening.

* Winds... northwesterly winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph this
afternoon. Gusts will reach 40 to 45 mph at times.

* Impacts... driving may become difficult on north-south oriented
roadways such as I-55, I-57, and I-155. In addition, unsecured
outdoor items will be blown around.

* Impacts... unprotected plants will likely be killed as overnight
low temperatures drop into the upper 20s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will likely kill most vegetation
left outdoors if not covered.






Special Statement
Issued: 3:12 AM CDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Strong gusty winds expected today...

A strong cold front will race south across the area late this
morning into this afternoon accompanied by a gusty northwest wind
and slowly falling temperatures. Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph
will be common with gusts up to 45 mph possible in a few locations.
Current indications suggest the strongest winds will occur from
around 11 am this morning through 5 PM this afternoon. The wind
should quickly diminish by early this evening.

The gusty northwest wind will cause some driving difficulties,
particularly for high profile vehicles. Motorists should be alert
for the sudden wind gusts on area roadways. In addition, loose and
unsecured objects may be blown around with the gusty winds today.


Smith

312 am CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

... Strong gusty winds expected today...

A strong cold front will race south across the area late this
morning into this afternoon accompanied by a gusty northwest wind
and slowly falling temperatures. Sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph
will be common with gusts up to 45 mph possible in a few locations.
Current indications suggest the strongest winds will occur from
around 11 am this morning through 5 PM this afternoon. The wind
should quickly diminish by early this evening.

The gusty northwest wind will cause some driving difficulties,
particularly for high profile vehicles. Motorists should be alert
for the sudden wind gusts on area roadways. In addition, loose and
unsecured objects may be blown around with the gusty winds today.


Smith


Public Information Statement
Issued: 3:36 PM CDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind reports as of 330 PM...

Location speed time/date provider
u of IL Willard ap 59 mph 0215 PM 10/20 ASOS
Bloomington 54 mph 0319 PM 10/20 cwop
Decatur ap 54 mph 0215 PM 10/20 ASOS
Coles County mem ap 52 mph 0207 PM 10/20 ASOS
1 NNE Pleasant Hill 51 mph 0259 PM 10/20 cwop
1 W Sidney 50 mph 0245 PM 10/20 cwop
2 WNW Towanda 50 mph 0103 PM 10/20 cwop
Peoria Intl ap 49 mph 0114 PM 10/20 ASOS
Edgar County ap 49 mph 0255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Springfield capital ap 48 mph 0200 PM 10/20 ASOS
3 NE Towanda 48 mph 0120 PM 10/20 upr
central Illinois rgl ap 47 mph 0253 PM 10/20 AWOS
Lake of The Woods 47 mph 0246 PM 10/20 cwop
2 NNE Ashland 47 mph 0116 PM 10/20 cwop
Taylorville Muni ap 47 mph 0255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Effingham County mem ap 46 mph 0255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Jacksonville Muni ap 46 mph 1215 PM 10/20 AWOS
Lawrenceville ap 46 mph 0152 PM 10/20 ASOS
Marshall County ap 45 mph 0215 PM 10/20 AWOS
Galesburg Muni ap 44 mph 0135 PM 10/20 AWOS
Henry 43 mph 0222 PM 10/20 cwop
Vermilion rgl ap 43 mph 0315 PM 10/20 AWOS
Rantoul natl aviation ctr 43 mph 0255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Heyworth 42 mph 0212 PM 10/20 cwop
2 SSE Urbana 42 mph 0135 PM 10/20 cwop
Logan County ap 41 mph 0155 PM 10/20 AWOS
Galesburg 41 mph 1239 PM 10/20 cwop
Alta 41 mph 0248 PM 10/20 cwop
2 se Urbana 41 mph 0154 PM 10/20 cwop
3 NW Longview 41 mph 0225 PM 10/20 upr
Mt Carmel ap 40 mph 0255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Bradford 40 mph 0251 PM 10/20 cwop
New Holland 38 mph 0215 PM 10/20 cwop
4 E Waynesville 38 mph 1216 PM 10/20 cwop
3 NW Champaign 38 mph 0224 PM 10/20 cwop
2 E South Pekin 38 mph 0156 PM 10/20 cwop
Olney Noble ap 38 mph 0315 PM 10/20 AWOS
Peoria lock and dam 38 mph 0200 PM 10/20 hads
Minonk 37 mph 0205 PM 10/20 cwop
Crawford County ap 37 mph 0315 PM 10/20 AWOS
Flora Municipal ap 36 mph 0235 PM 10/20 AWOS
1 E Peoria 35 mph 0151 PM 10/20 cwop

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


Geelhart


336 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

... Wind reports as of 330 PM...

Location speed time/date provider
u of IL Willard ap 59 mph 0215 PM 10/20 ASOS
Bloomington 54 mph 0319 PM 10/20 cwop
Decatur ap 54 mph 0215 PM 10/20 ASOS
Coles County mem ap 52 mph 0207 PM 10/20 ASOS
1 NNE Pleasant Hill 51 mph 0259 PM 10/20 cwop
1 W Sidney 50 mph 0245 PM 10/20 cwop
2 WNW Towanda 50 mph 0103 PM 10/20 cwop
Peoria Intl ap 49 mph 0114 PM 10/20 ASOS
Edgar County ap 49 mph 0255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Springfield capital ap 48 mph 0200 PM 10/20 ASOS
3 NE Towanda 48 mph 0120 PM 10/20 upr
central Illinois rgl ap 47 mph 0253 PM 10/20 AWOS
Lake of The Woods 47 mph 0246 PM 10/20 cwop
2 NNE Ashland 47 mph 0116 PM 10/20 cwop
Taylorville Muni ap 47 mph 0255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Effingham County mem ap 46 mph 0255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Jacksonville Muni ap 46 mph 1215 PM 10/20 AWOS
Lawrenceville ap 46 mph 0152 PM 10/20 ASOS
Marshall County ap 45 mph 0215 PM 10/20 AWOS
Galesburg Muni ap 44 mph 0135 PM 10/20 AWOS
Henry 43 mph 0222 PM 10/20 cwop
Vermilion rgl ap 43 mph 0315 PM 10/20 AWOS
Rantoul natl aviation ctr 43 mph 0255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Heyworth 42 mph 0212 PM 10/20 cwop
2 SSE Urbana 42 mph 0135 PM 10/20 cwop
Logan County ap 41 mph 0155 PM 10/20 AWOS
Galesburg 41 mph 1239 PM 10/20 cwop
Alta 41 mph 0248 PM 10/20 cwop
2 se Urbana 41 mph 0154 PM 10/20 cwop
3 NW Longview 41 mph 0225 PM 10/20 upr
Mt Carmel ap 40 mph 0255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Bradford 40 mph 0251 PM 10/20 cwop
New Holland 38 mph 0215 PM 10/20 cwop
4 E Waynesville 38 mph 1216 PM 10/20 cwop
3 NW Champaign 38 mph 0224 PM 10/20 cwop
2 E South Pekin 38 mph 0156 PM 10/20 cwop
Olney Noble ap 38 mph 0315 PM 10/20 AWOS
Peoria lock and dam 38 mph 0200 PM 10/20 hads
Minonk 37 mph 0205 PM 10/20 cwop
Crawford County ap 37 mph 0315 PM 10/20 AWOS
Flora Municipal ap 36 mph 0235 PM 10/20 AWOS
1 E Peoria 35 mph 0151 PM 10/20 cwop

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


Geelhart

123 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

... Wind reports as of 115 PM...

Location speed time/date provider
u of IL Willard ap 53 mph 1249 PM 10/20 ASOS
2 WNW Towanda 50 mph 0103 PM 10/20 cwop
Peoria Intl ap 48 mph 1220 PM 10/20 ASOS
Lake of The Woods 47 mph 1241 PM 10/20 cwop
1 NNE Pleasant Hill 46 mph 1150 am 10/20 cwop
1 W Sidney 46 mph 1245 PM 10/20 cwop
Jacksonville Muni ap 46 mph 1215 PM 10/20 AWOS
Springfield capital ap 46 mph 1211 PM 10/20 ASOS
Bloomington 45 mph 0109 PM 10/20 cwop
Coles County mem ap 45 mph 1235 PM 10/20 ASOS
central Illinois rgl ap 44 mph 1159 am 10/20 AWOS
Decatur ap 44 mph 1240 PM 10/20 ASOS
2 NNE Ashland 44 mph 1216 PM 10/20 cwop
Galesburg Muni ap 44 mph 1115 am 10/20 AWOS
Edgar County ap 43 mph 1255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Galesburg 41 mph 1239 PM 10/20 cwop
Marshall County ap 41 mph 1215 PM 10/20 AWOS
Lawrenceville ap 41 mph 1250 PM 10/20 ASOS
Rantoul natl aviation ctr 41 mph 1255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Henry 40 mph 0112 PM 10/20 cwop
Vermilion rgl ap 39 mph 1255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Alta 38 mph 1214 PM 10/20 cwop
2 se Urbana 38 mph 1234 PM 10/20 cwop
4 E Waynesville 38 mph 1216 PM 10/20 cwop
Taylorville Muni ap 38 mph 1215 PM 10/20 AWOS
3 NW Longview 38 mph 1225 PM 10/20 upr
3 NE Towanda 38 mph 1125 am 10/20 upr
2 SSE Urbana 36 mph 0110 PM 10/20 cwop
2 E South Pekin 36 mph 1236 PM 10/20 cwop
New Holland 35 mph 1215 PM 10/20 cwop
3 NW Champaign 35 mph 1254 PM 10/20 cwop

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


Geelhart

123 PM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

... Wind reports as of 115 PM...

Location speed time/date provider
u of IL Willard ap 53 mph 1249 PM 10/20 ASOS
2 WNW Towanda 50 mph 0103 PM 10/20 cwop
Peoria Intl ap 48 mph 1220 PM 10/20 ASOS
Lake of The Woods 47 mph 1241 PM 10/20 cwop
1 NNE Pleasant Hill 46 mph 1150 am 10/20 cwop
1 W Sidney 46 mph 1245 PM 10/20 cwop
Jacksonville Muni ap 46 mph 1215 PM 10/20 AWOS
Springfield capital ap 46 mph 1211 PM 10/20 ASOS
Bloomington 45 mph 0109 PM 10/20 cwop
Coles County mem ap 45 mph 1235 PM 10/20 ASOS
central Illinois rgl ap 44 mph 1159 am 10/20 AWOS
Decatur ap 44 mph 1240 PM 10/20 ASOS
2 NNE Ashland 44 mph 1216 PM 10/20 cwop
Galesburg Muni ap 44 mph 1115 am 10/20 AWOS
Edgar County ap 43 mph 1255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Galesburg 41 mph 1239 PM 10/20 cwop
Marshall County ap 41 mph 1215 PM 10/20 AWOS
Lawrenceville ap 41 mph 1250 PM 10/20 ASOS
Rantoul natl aviation ctr 41 mph 1255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Henry 40 mph 0112 PM 10/20 cwop
Vermilion rgl ap 39 mph 1255 PM 10/20 AWOS
Alta 38 mph 1214 PM 10/20 cwop
2 se Urbana 38 mph 1234 PM 10/20 cwop
4 E Waynesville 38 mph 1216 PM 10/20 cwop
Taylorville Muni ap 38 mph 1215 PM 10/20 AWOS
3 NW Longview 38 mph 1225 PM 10/20 upr
3 NE Towanda 38 mph 1125 am 10/20 upr
2 SSE Urbana 36 mph 0110 PM 10/20 cwop
2 E South Pekin 36 mph 1236 PM 10/20 cwop
New Holland 35 mph 1215 PM 10/20 cwop
3 NW Champaign 35 mph 1254 PM 10/20 cwop

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


Geelhart


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