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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 11:27 AM CST on January 31, 2015

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 01, 2015


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM this
evening to 9 PM CST Sunday...

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 9 PM this
evening to 9 PM CST Sunday.

* Timing... rain this evening will become mixed with snow
overnight... then change over to all snow Sunday morning... with
areas south of I-72 taking the longest to fully become all snow.
The snow will continue through Sunday evening.

* Accumulations... totals of 3 to 6 inches will be possible by
Sunday night... with the higher amounts north of the I-72
corridor.

* Wind... gusty north to northwest winds of up to 25 mph Sunday
afternoon and Sunday evening could cause some blowing and
drifting of the snow.

* Impacts... beginning early Sunday morning... roads will become
snow covered and hazardous... and likely remain that way
through Sunday night. Visibilities could become poor due to
the blowing and drifting of the snow... especially in open
areas and out in the country... beginning Sunday afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
driving.


Geelhart




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:30 AM CST on January 31, 2015


... A look ahead at February climatological data...

Normals are for the period 1981-2010.


... Temperatures... Springfield Peoria
normal high/low 40/23 38/21
Feb 1 normals 36/19 34/18
Feb 28 normals 45/27 43/26

Month record high 78 on 2/24/1930 74 on 2/10/1932
month record low -24 on 2/13/1905 -26 on 2/13/1905

Normal occurrences of...
highs 90 or above 0 0
highs 32 or below 7 9
lows 32 or below 23 23
lows 0 or below 1 2

... Precipitation...
normal liquid equivalent 1.81 1.79
greatest month total 7.92 in 1882 5.64 in 1900
least month total 0.30 in 1907 0.06 in 1887
greatest 24-hour 3.38 on 2/20/1898 2.83 on 2/06/1942

Normal snowfall 5.5 6.2
greatest month total 24.4 in 1900 26.5 in 1900
least month total 0.0 in 1998 trace in 1998#
greatest 24-hour 15.0 on 2/28/1900 18.0 on 2/27-28/1900

... Degree days /base 65/...
normal heating 945 995
normal cooling 0 0


Climatological outlook for the new month:

   temperature ---- equal chances of above, below, or normal
   precipitation -- equal chances of above, below, or normal

# - last of several occurrences


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