(10:00PM - 1/12/22) A winter storm is expected to move through the region Friday through Sunday. This winter storm will have to potential to produce a swath of accumulating snow, extending into portions of Western and Southern Illinois.
Over the past several days model guidance has been honing in on the potential for a winter storm to affect the region and state Friday through Sunday, which will have the potential to produce a swath of accumulating snow into Western and Southern Illinois. While the potential for a winter storm to affect the state is likely, there is still a bit uncertainty regarding track and strength of this system...Which will affect the location of the snowfall axis and snowfall amounts.
What we know...
-A winter storm will move through the region Friday through Sunday.
-An axis of accumulating snow will be possible into Western and Southern Illinois.
-While the winter storm will not impact Northeast Illinois, minor lake effect snow will be possible.
What we don't know...
-The exact track and strength of the storm system.
-The exact location of the snowfall axis, and expected snowfall amounts.