A Winter Weather Advisory will be in effect overnight through tomorrow morning for the entire WCCU/Fox 27 viewing area.
Rising temps overnight
Freezing Rain to Rain
WEDNESDAY: Mostly Cloudy
PM Falling temperatures
Low 17/High 18
THURSDAY: Mostly Sunny
Low 1/High 14
Low -1/High 33
SATURDAY: Partly Cloudy
Low 21/High 40
receiving a significant snow from Saturday night through mid day on
Sunday, it was nice to get back into the sunshine on Monday. Highs were
in the mid 20 over much of east central Illinois while locations in
central and west central Illinois were seeing highs in the mid 30s.
--STORM TEAM FORECAST--
powerful winter storm developing over the southern Plains takes aim on
the Midwest overnight into tomorrow, spreading a variety of frozen
precipitation across the area through Tuesday.
aloft warm significantly, the air near the surface will remain below
freezing setting the stage for freezing rain late tonight through
Tuesday morning. A several hour period of light freezing rain means ice
accumulation across the WCCU/FOX27 viewing area. At this point, ice
accumulation of up to a tenth inch is possible through Tuesday morning.
As surface temperatures rise to well above freezing around mid morning,
any freezing rain/sleet will transition to just rain. This will also
allow any ice to melt making for better travel conditions.
expected build-up of ice will create very hazardous travel conditions
to work or school. People with travel plans late Tuesday night and
Tuesday morning should plan to add plenty of extra time to reach their
destination or postpone travel until closer to midday when a transition
to rain takes place.
A cold front associated with the storm
sweeps through Tuesday evening bringing an end to the precipitation but
returning another surge of unseasonably cold air. Morning lows fall back
into the single digits with afternoon highs on the teens through
--6-10 DAY OUTLOOK--
March 8-12: Both temperature readings and precipitation are expected to be below average during the period.
Chief Weather Anchor