A wind advisory will remain in effect until 3 a.m. Sunday, according to National Weather Service. A gust of 47 mph was measured at Illinois Valley Regional Airport, Peru at 10:15 p.m. Sunday and strong winds, perhaps not that strong, are likely to continue.
High winds and falling temperatures will mean cold wind chills throughout North Central Illinois Sunday through Wednesday.
National Weather Service, Chicago, on Saturday issued the following “hazardous weather outlook for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday:
“The lowest temperatures of the winter will occur early next week.
As an Arctic air mass dives into the region, daytime highs will
likely remain in the single digits over North Central Illinois
and only reach the lower teens for the remainder of the outlook
area for Monday and Tuesday.
“Overnight lows Monday morning should be in the single digits across the entire outlook area (including northwest Indiana) with wind
chill readings of 10 to 15 degrees below zero. Tuesday morning
will be even colder with lows below zero over much of the outlook
area with wind chill readings of 20 to 25 degrees below zero.”