Dangerous Weather to Grip Area this Weekend

Dangerous Weather to Grip Area this Weekend

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

The weather may be downright dangerous this weekend.  Saturday night into Sunday, the forecast calls for 6-to-10 inches of snow with high winds creating blizzard conditions at times.  But meteorologist Chris Miller with the National Weather Service says the most dangerous conditions will come from the brutal cold.

“Windchills solidly 15-to-30 below Sunday night and there are parts of Illinois that could could even have windchills of 40-below or colder Monday into Tuesday” says Miller.

Miller says this is the coldest air mass in nearly 30 years.  Highs on Monday are only expected to reach 5-to-10 below zero.  A winter weather advisory has been issued Saturday evening through Sunday night.

Recent Headlines

in Local

“Artification” Continues in Downtown Springfield

Downtown Springfield Inc

A crosswalk in downtown Springfield is about to look like a combination Lincoln history site and Beatles "Abbey Road" album cover.

in Local

Frerichs Cuts Fees on One College Savings Program


Management fees will be cut by 43 percent in the Illinois’ Bright Directions savings program

in Local

Springfield Gold’s Gym Closed Due to Bankruptcy

gold's gym

Bankruptcy converted from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7.

in Local

CWLP Head Explains Rate Changes One Last Time


Doug Brown says he's not trying to hide anything.

in Local

State Cutting Free STD Testing

Illinois Department of Public Health IDPH

State has notified jails, health departments, etc.