Accumulating Snow/Ice Possible in East Central/Southeast IL Thursday-Friday

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH CENTRAL ILLINOIS WEDNESDAY
EVENING...FOLLOWED BY SHARPLY COLDER CONDITIONS FOR THE END OF THE
WEEK. HIGH TEMPERATURES ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE WELL INTO THE 50S AND
60S...BUT WILL DROP 20 T0 25 DEGREES INTO THE 30S BY THURSDAY. A
WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND TRACK ALONG THE
DEPARTING COLD FRONT...SPREADING WINTRY PRECIPITATION INTO PARTS
OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS LATE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.
CURRENT PROJECTIONS SUGGEST LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO MUCH OF
CENTRAL ILLINOIS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT. FURTHER SOUTH...A
MIX OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET IS EXPECTED ALONG THE I-70
CORRIDOR...WITH RAIN CHANGING TO A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
ALONG AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND 1
INCH ARE POSSIBLE ALONG A JACKSONVILLE TO DANVILLE LINE...WITH AS
MUCH AS 2 TO 3 INCHES ALONG THE I-70 CORRIDOR.

FOR THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS LATE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY...PLEASE
KEEP ADVISED OF THE LATEST FORECASTS
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Graphical depiction of the weather story for today.



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