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      Humidity73%
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      MILD FINISH TO THE WEEKEND - DANGEROUS TORNADOES IN THE SOUTHEAST U.S.

      SPRINGFIELD (WRSP) - Not quite as warm today as cold front pushed through yesterday shutting off warm southerly flow. Instead, breezy northerly winds up to 20 mph keeping temps in check in the low 50s. Some spotty showers have been noted across the state, but in central Illinois they've been few and far between, almost non-existent. For not, I'll keep a very slim chance (10-20%) for an isolated shower in the forecast into tonight, but largely the forecast will be dry.

      Meanwhile.... a dangerous tornadic set up is in place for the southeastern United States, mainly in southern Georgia, most of Florida, and southern South Carolina. PDS Tornado Watches in place tonight meaning that the tornado risk is high and a few large-track, large tornadoes very much likely. Albany, GA has reportedly been hit hard with a devastating tornado. The Storm Prediction Center has issued a High Risk outlook for this area today making it the 2nd high risk to ever be issued in the month of January since they started outlooks in 1997.

      The week ahead for Springfield will be larger quite with temperatures slowly reverting back to normals. mid 40s Monday, around 50 Tuesday, mid 40s Wednesday and then mid 30s for the rest of the week and into the weekend. A snow making system tracking from Colorado into Wisconsin Tuesday and Wednesday will provide accumulating snow mainly for South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, southern Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Illinois only sees a glancing blow in the northern third of the state. A few snowflakes are possible Wednesday night for central Illinois, but probabilities are low enough to forgo mentioning in the forecast for the most part. Showers possible Tuesday night as well.

      Be sure to "LIKE" Cheryl Lemke, Joe Crain and Thomas Patrick on Facebook and "FOLLOW" them on Twitter for the latest snow chances and winter weather forecast for central Illinois.

      THE 7-DAY TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK: Look for highs in the mid 40s Monday; near 50 Tuesday; mid 40s Wednesday; and, mid 30s Thursday through Sunday. Overnight lows will be in the mid 30s Sunday night; low 30s Monday night; upper 30s Tuesday night; upper 20s Wednesday night; mid 20s Thursday night; and low 20s Friday and Saturday night.

      Thomas Patrick - Storm Team Meteorologist


      FOR EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS

      A MOSTLY CLOUDY WEEK

      Champaign (WCCU) - Cooler air will return for early this week. On Monday, expect cloudy, colder conditions with highs only in the mid 40s. Tuesday, we'll be under the clouds once again. Highs on Tuesday and Wednesday with cloudy skies will be in the mid 40s as well. We see a chance for a few showers late Wednesday afternoon/evening as cooler air will filter in for the last couple of days of next week with highs expected to be in the mid to upper 30s, lows will fall to the low 30s. We'll also see a slight chance for flurries on Friday with highs only in the lower 30s.

      For next weekend, we'll begin with clouds, lows in the low 20s and highs only in the low 30s, which is pretty close to average for this time of year.

      Be sure and stay tuned to FOX-Champaign at 5:30 and 9pm for the latest East Central Illinois STORM TEAM forecasts!

      Watch FOX-Champaign News at Nine weeknights at 5:30 and 9 p.m. on WCCU, Channel 27, or at FoxIllinois.com as well as the FOX Illinois app on your mobile device.

      Be sure and "Like" Doug Quick on Facebook and "Follow" him on Twitter for the latest weather updates.

      Doug Quick - FOX-Champaign Weather Anchor

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