... Rain changing to snow over central through east central
A storm system will move across Illinois today bringing rain to
most areas early this morning before mixing with snow over
locations north of Interstate 74 later this morning. The rain
snow mix will gradually change to snow from northwest to southeast
as colder air funnels into the state in the wake of the storm. The
highest accumulations of snow will likely be along and north of
Interstate 74 where around two inches... with locally higher
amounts... can be expected by early evening. Lighter accumulations
will be possible across the remainder of central Illinois.
Temperatures are expected to be above freezing much of the
time... so any snow that accumulates on roadways will be fairly
slushy. Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing later
this afternoon north and northwest of Peoria... which will cause
some slippery and icy conditions on area roadways.