Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS)

Lat: 41.56°NLon: -89.13°WElev: 650ft.

Light Snow

16°F

-9°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.40 in
Dewpoint 8°F (-13°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 14 Feb 3:15 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Mendota IL

Winter Weather Advisory February 14, 06:00am until February 15, 12:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance Snow

    Low: 11 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -3. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow, mainly before 1am.  Low around 22. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    Low: 22 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of snow before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of snow after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Chance Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Chance Snow
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as zero. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Snow. High near 23. Wind chill values as low as -3. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow, mainly before 1am. Low around 22. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of snow before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph after midnight.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of snow after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 40.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Friday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Breezy.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Mendota IL
 41.56°N 89.13°W
2:15 am CST Feb 14, 2016
3am CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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