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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
931 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms moved into central and
southeast Illinois this morning, along with blustery easterly
winds, which gusted up to 40 MPH.  Morning temperatures were in the
mid 30s to mid 40s.

A strong winter storm will bring heavy snow and blizzard conditions
from western Iowa, northeast through southern Minnesota and into
Wisconsin, today.  Farther south, showers and thunderstorms are
expected over much of Illinois.  Strong to severe storms are possible
this afternoon, especially from the southeast third of the state,
south through the Ohio Valley.  Damaging winds will be the main
threat with these storms.  Precipitation will diminish this evening
as the low pressure system lifts towards the Great Lakes. For
Wednesday, colder air will move in, along with some scattered rain or
snow showers.

High temperatures today will range from the lower 30s in northern
Iowa, to the lower 70s in southern Illinois.  Lows tonight will
range from the mid 20s in northern Iowa, to the upper 40s in
southern Indiana.

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