(10:00PM - 12/13/21) A storm system moving through the region will bring a high wind event to portions of the state and region, this evening through Saturday afternoon.
A storm system will strengthen, as it moves from the Plains on Wednesday into Canada on Thursday. This storm system will bring a high wind event to portions of the state and region, Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.
A storm system moving through the region Wednesday and Thursday will bring a period of high winds to the state, Wednesday morning through Thursday morning. High winds aloft, characterized by a low level jet of 70-80KT, will be in place. Ample mixing is expected, which will transport higher winds to the surface. During this period, wind gusts of 35-55MPH are expected across Central Illinois, and 45-65MPH across Northern Illinois.
Below is the high wind forecast for this event.