PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
330 PM CST SAT JAN 29 2005
...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ACROSS CENTRAL ILLINOIS ON JAN 29, 2005...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE THAT EJECTED INTO SOUTHERN ILLINOIS FROM 
OKLAHOMA BROUGHT WIDESPREAD SNOW TO CENTRAL ILLINOIS TODAY. SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS WHERE GENERALLY LIGHT...AVERAGING BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES.
BUT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS RANGED FROM LESS THAN 1 INCH FROM PEORIA AND
BLOOMINGTON NORTH...WHILE CLOSE TO 4 INCHES FELL IN EFFINGHAM AND
MOUNT PULASKI. THE SNOW CONTINUED NORTH OF I-70 THIS AFTERNOON...
BUT WAS DECREASING IN INTENSITY. HERE ARE PRELIMINARY SNOWFALL
TOTALS GATHERED BY WEATHER OBSERVERS SO FAR TODAY.




3.5 INCHES... EFFINGHAM EFFINGHAM COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
3.5 INCHES... MOUNT PULASKI LOGAN COUNTY. REPORT BY COOP OBSERVER
3.2 INCHES... MATTOON COLES COUNTY. REPORT BY COOP OBSERVER
2.5 INCHES... CHATHAM SANGAMON COUNTY. REPORT BY NWS EMPLOYEE
2.5 INCHES... CHESTNUT LOGAN COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
2.5 INCHES... ATLANTA LOGAN COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
2.5 INCHES... BIBLE GROVE CLAY COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
2.5 INCHES... SHELBYVILLE SHELBY COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
2.4 INCHES... LINCOLN LOGAN COUNTY... REPORT BY NWS OFFICE
2.4 INCHES... OGDEN CHAMPAIGN COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
2.0 INCHES... MAHOMET CHAMPAIGN COUNTY. REPORT BY COOP OBSERVER
2.0 INCHES... VIRGINIA CASS COUNTY. REPORT BY COOP OBSERVER
2.0 INCHES... CALHOUN RICHLAND COUNTY. REPORT BY COOP OBSERVER
2.0 INCHES... CLAREMONT RICHLAND COUNTY. REPORT BY COOP OBSERVER
2.0 INCHES... VIRDEN MACOUPIN/SANGAMON COUNTY. REPORT BY PUBLIC
1.9 INCHES... SHERMAN SANGAMON COUNTY. REPORT BY NWS EMPLOYEE
1.5 INCHES... HOMER CHAMPAIGN COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
1.5 INCHES... JACKSONVILLE MORGAN COUNTY. REPORT BY COOP OBSERVER
1.4 INCHES... SPRINGFIELD SANGAMON COUNTY. REPORT BY CAPITOL AIRPORT
1.3 INCHES... STE. MARIE LAWRENCE COUNTY. REPORT BY COOP OBSERVER
1.2 INCHES... DELAND PIATT COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
1.0 INCHES... ARTHUR DOUGLAS COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
1.0 INCHES... PARIS EDGAR COUNTY. REPORT BY COOP OBSERVER
0.9 INCHES... CISNE CLAY/WAYNE COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
0.5 INCHES... CAZENOVIA WOODFORD COUNTY. REPORT BY WEATHER OBSERVER
HERE ARE PRELIMINARY SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ACROSS THE 35 COUNTIES OF 
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS...GATHERED FROM COUNTY SHERIFF
OFFICES AND A FEW POLICE DEPARTMENTS.
COLES COUNTY........ 3 INCHES 
EFFINGHAM COUNTY.... 2 TO 3 INCHES
CLARK COUNTY........ 2 TO 3 INCHES
CUMBERLAND COUNTY... 2 TO 3 INCHES
MACON COUNTY........ 2 TO 3 INCHES
PIATT COUNTY........ 2 TO 3 INCHES
DEWITT COUNTY....... 2 TO 3 INCHES
SANGAMON COUNTY..... 2 TO 3 INCHES
LOGAN COUNTY........ 2 TO 3 INCHES
CASS COUNTY......... 2 TO 3 INCHES
MENARD COUNTY....... 2 TO 3 INCHES
MASON COUNTY........ 2 TO 3 INCHES
CLAY COUNTY......... 2 INCHES
CRAWFORD COUNTY..... 2 INCHES
JASPER COUNTY....... 2 INCHES
LAWRENCE COUNTY..... 2 INCHES
MOULTRIE COUNTY..... 2 INCHES
DOUGLAS COUNTY...... 2 INCHES
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY.... 2 INCHES
VERMILION COUNTY.... 2 INCHES
MORGAN COUNTY....... 2 INCHES
FULTON COUNTY....... 2 INCHES
SHELBY COUNTY....... 1.5 TO 2 INCHES
SCHUYLER COUNTY..... 1.5 TO 2 INCHES
TAZEWELL COUNTY..... 1.5 TO 2 INCHES
RICHLAND COUNTY..... 1 TO 2 INCHES
SCOTT COUNTY........ 1 TO 2 INCHES
EDGAR COUNTY........ 1 INCH
CHRISTIAN COUNTY.... 1 INCH
PEORIA COUNTY....... 0.5 TO 1 INCH
MCLEAN COUNTY....... 0.5 TO 1 INCH
WOODFORD COUNTY..... 0.5 TO 1 INCH
KNOX COUNTY......... 0.5 INCH
STARK COUNTY........ 0.5 INCH
MARSHALL COUNTY..... 0.5 INCH

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