(10:00PM - 2/11/21) A storm system will move through the region on Friday and Saturday, bringing another snow event Northern and Central Illinois.
A storm system will move through the region Friday and Saturday, bringing periods of snow and another snow event to Northern and Central Illinois. Model guidance continues to be in fairly decent agreement with this event, with just some minor changes with time.
Periods of snow will spread across Northern and Central Illinois, early Friday afternoon through Saturday evening. Some periods of moderate to heavy snow will be possible at times during this period, especially if banding can develop. Across Northeast Illinois near Lake Michigan, some lake effect/enhancement to the snow is likely to occur.
Final snowfall totals upwards of 2-5" are expected in corridor across portions of Northern Illinois, with amounts tapering with southward extent into Central Illinois.
Below is the snowfall forecast for this event.