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Central Illinois braces for cool weekend, frost advisory in effect

Springfield, IL – Central Illinois residents are gearing up for a cool and sunny weekend, with the National Weather Service confirming continued dry and cool weather. While the sunny days may be a welcome change, the drop in temperatures is forecast to bring patchy frosts at night, particularly worrying for gardeners and farmers.

Frost advisories are likely in place and locals are advised to protect sensitive vegetation. The NWS has also indicated there is a chance of rain Monday night through Tuesday, and is urging the community to enjoy the outdoors while conditions remain clear.