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Updated: winter storm warning issued for East Central Illinois

New 2:56 p.m. Friday:

Wind chill advisory issued for northern counties

A wind chill advisory has been issued for Ford and Iroquois counties.  From the National Weather Service:
 

Wind chill advisory issued for East Central Illinois

A wind chill advisory is in effect now for most of the counties in East Central Illinois until 12 p.m. Thursday.  For Ford and Iroquois counties, the advisory begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday and runs until 12 p.m. Thursday.

Wind chill advisory issued for East Central Illinois

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for DeWitt, Piatt, Champaign, Vermilion, Douglas and Edgar counties from 6 p.m. Saturday until 9 a.m. Sunday. In these areas, wind chill values as low as 20 below zero are possible overnight.

Winter weather advisory issued for northern counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for DeWitt, Ford and Iroquois counties until 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Two to four inches of snow and high winds are possible in these areas.  This will lead to hazardous travel conditions.

Monday Feb. 2 weather updates

A collection of news looking back at Sunday's snowstorm and a look ahead at what's next.

Champaign, Urbana activate sidewalk rules

From the city of Champaign:
 

Updated: snowy weekend on tap for East Central Illinois

Below is a collection of news related to the winter storm forecast to hit East Central Illinois this weekend.  If you have news to share, e-mail newsroom@wdws.com.

Winter storm warning extended

Urbana activates winter weather sidewalk rules

The city of Urbana has activated its rules for the removal of snow and ice from certain sidewalks.

If you have property in the downtown, university or south Philo Road areas, you must clear your sidewalks by 12 p.m. Wednesday or risk having them cleared at your expense.

Updated: freezing rain advisory issued for area counties

New 8 p.m. Monday:

The advisory has been expanded to include DeWitt, Piatt, Champaign, Vermilion, Macon, Moultrie, Douglas, Coles and Edgar counties.

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Original story:

A freezing rain advisory has been issued for Ford and Iroquois counties until 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Urbana activates winter weather sidewalk rules

The City of Urbana has activated its rules for the removal of snow and ice from certain sidewalks.

If you have property in the Downtown, University or South Philo road areas, you must clear your sidewalk by 9 a.m. Wednesday.  Sidewalks within those areas that are not cleared by that time could be cleared by the city at the property owner's expense.