A storm system pushing through the Western U.S. will begin to affect
the area Saturday night and Sunday with snow. A period of sleet and
freezing rain is possible over parts of Southeast Illinois Saturday
night and Sunday morning. Current indications suggest the heaviest
snow band will set up over East Central and Southeast Illinois late
Saturday night and Sunday
In this area snowfall of from 5 to 8 inches will be possible by
Sunday night. North of this band snowfall will range from 4 to 6
inches. South of the I-70 corridor there is a threat for ice and
sleet accumulations late Saturday night and Sunday morning.
For the counties of McLean, Schuyler, Mason, Logan, DeWitt, Cass,
Menard, Scott, Morgan, Sangamon, Christian, Macon
Including the cities of Bloomington, Normal, Havana, Lincoln,
Jacksonville, Taylorville, and Decatur.
345 AM CST SAT MAR 1 2014
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...
The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a winter weather
advisory for snow, which is in effect from 6 p.m. this evening to 6
p.m. Sunday. The winter storm watch is no longer in effect.
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Snowfall will begin across Northern portions of Central Illinois
Saturday evening and then spread southeast during the night. The
snow will continue into Sunday and then end from Northwest to
Southeast late Sunday afternoon.
4 to 6 inches with isolated higher amounts is expected during the 24
Winds will generally be out of the north at 10 to 20 mph with gusts
up to 30 mph at times.
Travel conditions will deteriorate across Central Illinois Saturday
night with the highest snowfall rates overnight into Sunday morning.
[NOAA/National Weather Service]