Wind Chill Advisory Tuesday Night – Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill ADVISORY for both Lee and Whiteside counties until noon Wednesday.   Overnight low temperatures will drop between -8 and -14 degrees. This combined with a steady breeze will create wind chill values between -20 and -25. Frostbite will occur to exposed skin in less than 30 […]

Winter Weather Advisory through Sunday Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Lee and Whiteside counties until Sunday evening. Light snow will overspread the area during the predawn hours of Sunday morning continuing into the early afternoon. Accumulations of 2 inches are possible. Travel is expected to be impacted during much of the day Sunday. Leave […]

A Few Small Snow Chances into the Holiday Weekend

If you are still hoping for a white Christmas the chances are not zero however they are not all that great either. We could see a few leftover slick spots on the roads this morning with any leftover wet pavement from last night’s freezing rain, so use extra caution when traveling. Clouds will rule our […]

Accumulating Snow Friday Night into Saturday Morning

An expansive area of cold temperatures continues to rule much of the nation as we begin to close out the week. Winter-like conditions are being felt even as far south as Texas where winter storm warnings exist for accumulating snowfall in areas that typically don’t see snow very often. We will begin to see some […]

Scattered Thunderstorms Monday…Significantly Colder Beyond

Today will be our final day of unseasonably warm temperatures as a powerful area of low pressure and associated cold front will sweep into the region by late this evening. Early this morning showers and a few thunderstorms will be possible before we see a break during the late-morning and afternoon hours. Winds will be […]

Mild Weekend…Big Pattern Change Next Week

This will be LAST CALL for one of our more comfortable weekends for awhile as a well advertised pattern change lies ahead of us for next week. This weekend southerly flow will continue to dominate our pattern keeping mostly sunny skies and mild temperatures over the area. Friday through Sunday will continue to feature temperatures […]

Above Average Temperatures Continue

Southerly flow continues over the area as we begin the new workweek. Temperatures today will head for the lower 60s under a mostly sunny sky. A cold front approaches the area tonight, however, with limited moisture no precipitation is expected. What we will see though is a dramatic increase in cloud cover for Tuesday with […]

WEEKEND FEATURE: Rain, Freezing Rain, Sleet and Snow. Oh my!

The first day of meteorological winter is less than a week away which got me to thinking about the different types of precipitation we’re likely to experience in the coming weeks. Have you ever noticed that the temperatures are near or below freezing, yet it’s raining? Or, how can we get freezing rain if temperatures […]

Mild & Dry Weekend Expected

Not too much to complain about this forecast cycle, with the exception of some stronger winds arriving this Friday afternoon. Temperatures will respond nicely with highs approaching 60 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Weak cold front moves through later this evening and that will provide a few clouds into the evening hours, otherwise, we’ll shave […]

Briefly Warmer Monday…Quiet Week Ahead

It certainly was nice to see the return of some sunshine yesterday and it will grace our skies again today with warmer temperatures arriving, too! South winds will be gusty this afternoon but these winds will help push temperatures above average for a change with widespread lower 50s expected. This warmth will be very short-lived […]

Turning Sharply Colder This Weekend

Temperatures will be on the move today as a new storm system takes aim on the area. Cloudy skies can be expected with areas of drizzle possible during the morning hours. This drizzle will transition over to light rain by the afternoon and by evening a few embedded thunderstorms will be likely. No severe weather […]

Dense Fog This Morning…A Few Rain Chances This Week

A Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 10am this morning. Watch out for a few slick spots on roads at times, too! Clouds will hang tough through most of the morning before partly cloudy skies move in for the afternoon. Winds will remain light as highs reach the lower 40s. Temperatures will climb a […]

Rain & Snow Chances This Weekend

Near record low temperatures this morning will make for quite a cold day ahead of us. Even some sunshine won’t be able to boost our highs too much this afternoon as we remain in the lower to middle 30s with a biting easterly breeze. There is some warmth waiting to move back into the area […]

Temperatures Headed for the Teens Friday Morning

The strongest push of cold air is yet to come later this week as another powerful cold front moves through the region. Today’s temperatures will be fairly similar to yesterday, plus a few degrees under more abundant sunshine. Winds will begin to pick up Thursday morning becoming gusty in the afternoon. Highs will be reduced […]

Chilly Temperatures Return

Fog will not be an issue this morning however clouds will continue to hang around for much of the day as another cool air mass settles into the region. These clouds and a northerly breeze will keep temperatures down today in the lower 40s for highs. The remainder of the week will feature increasing amounts […]

Active Weekend Featuring Warmth & Thunderstorms

We’ll continue to slowly climb our temperatures back to normal today and into the upcoming weekend. Mostly sunny skies this morning will give way to gradually increasing clouds this afternoon. We will remain dry though as highs reach for 50. Tonight moisture will begin to increase ahead of our next storm system due in the […]

Temperatures and Rain Chances Increasing

Some warming potential is finally working back into the area but it won’t be without a chance for a few showers and areas of drizzle as we head into the afternoon hours. Highs will likely reach the upper 40s with the rain beginning shortly after the noon hour. Some areas of fog will also be […]

Gusty Winds Monday…Chilly Halloween

Winds will be on the increase today taking away any added comfort that some areas of sunshine will bring. These winds will be ushering in a cooler airmass for Halloween which will keep our highs in the low 40s. Look for partly sunny skies today and windy conditions. Winds could gust as high as 30 […]