FRIDAY: Partly sunny with a passing shower or isolated thunderstorm possible. High: 81. Winds: South 10-15 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a few showers or a thunderstorm. Low: 69. Winds: South 5-10 mph.
Safe Rides for New Year's Eve
Several local organizations are offering free or inexpensive rides home for residents who plan to make alcohol part of their New Year's Eve celebrations.
- Handley's FX Towing in Springfield will tow you and your car from a bar or party to your home in Springfield on New Year's Eve for $25. Call 217-741-3410.
- The Healthy Communities Partnership in Lincoln will offer Safe Ride, a free ride home within city limits. Call American Cab of Lincoln at 217-735-9696.
- Walker Limousine and Shuttle Service, A1 Taxi, Moran & Goble Funeral Home, and Skeff Distributing will collaborate to offer free rides home from Forsyth, Decatur, and Mt. Zion. Rides will be provided from 7 p.m.- 4 a.m. Call 217-424-0016, 217-422-6078, or 217-330-7771.