The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Severe Weather

January 3, 2014

Winter Weather Toolkit

DANVILLE — Brace yourselves for a wintry week. Vermilion County received just under 10 inches of snow as of Sunday night. Local interstates continue to exhibit hazardous travel conditions. As the week goes on, although there is a possibility for more snow, temperatures are expected to warm up. Below, we've included some resources to help you stay "in the know" as we wait out this WINTER WEATHER SNOWDOWN:

Storm aftermath and outlook for this week            

What was predicted?

Hazardous road conditions                 

Winter travel safety tips

Warming centers                      

Danville snow emergency information

Get prepared and Stay warm                

Protect those pets

Live conditions from the National Weather Service

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More local weather-related news:

Area roads begin to improve: I-74 remains a problem in county

Out of stock: Stores try to keep food, shovels on shelves

Slick county roads kept students home for 3rd day

Mayor happy with city crews' work

Still digging out

Use care out on the roads

Weather might delay tonight's vote on dams

School, business closures Monday

Church service cancellations Sunday (reader-reported)

City declares emergency

Veterans may keep or reschedule Monday appointments


Local forecast (updated Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 6):

Tuesday night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 5. Wind chill values between minus-1 and minus-11. South southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of snow after 7 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 23. Wind chill values between zero and 10. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Wednesday night: A 30 percent chance of snow after 7 p.m. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the evening.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 31. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

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