(11:45AM - 2/8/21) Another storm system will move through the region on Wednesday, bringing the chance of another snowfall event to the state, as well as some ice potential.
Another storm system will move through the region on Wednesday, bringing periods of precipitation to the state, and the chance of another snowfall event to the state as well as some ice potential. Model guidance has been showing this storm system for days, though there has been disagreement. As time has gone on the amounts of disagreement has narrowed, and a general consensus has formed.
Areas of precipitation are expected to push across the state, overnight Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning through Thursday morning. This precipitation will be in the form of snow across Northern and Central Illinois, and snow/ice across Southern Illinois. With cold temperatures in place, snow will be of a high ratio/fluffy variety across Northern and Central Illinois.
Final snowfall totals upwards of 1-3" are expected across a large portion of the state. Additionally, ice accumulations of a glaze to 0.10"+ are expected across far Southern Illinois.
Below is the snowfall forecast for this event.