Snow, high winds and cold mark season's first wintry weather

Snow, high winds and cold mark season's first wintry weather

Snow, high winds and cold mark season's first wintry weather

Strong southerly wind gusting up to 45 miles per hour has been reported in McLean County, and officials with the National Weather Service expect that to continue into Monday evening.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 28.

Initially, the stronger southerly wind is affecting travel on east-west roadways, but by later Monday, north-south roads may become hard to navigate, said NWS.

Overnight night lows for the rest of the week will be in the teens and low 20s.

Snow, high winds and cold mark season's first wintry weather

Friday night: Partly cloudy with a low around 32.

According to the NWS advisory, a cold front to the north will pass over the state tonight with strong north northeast winds filling in behind it.

Tonight: Rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers after 4 a.m.

Saturday - A chance of snow showers.

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The mercury is expected to get no higher than 42 degrees on Wednesday.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow after noon, high near 27.

Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, high near 26.

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With the gusts also comes a dramatic change in temperatures, with highs dropping into the mid- to upper-30s, a massive shift from the mid-60s the area saw Monday.

Sunday night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

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