(11:45PM Tue, Feb 14th 2023) Tuesday night update regarding a winter storm that will move through the region Wednesday through Thursday, bringing the opportunity for a severe t'storm risk and accumulating snow/sleet/freezing rain to portions of the state.
Timing & Location...
•Severe T'Storm Risk: Wednesday night - Thursday morning, Feb 15-16th: Southern Illinois.
•Snowfall (Mixed Precip): Wednesday night - Thursday evening, Feb 15-16th: Northern Illinois.
•A level 1 to 2 severe t'storm risk is in place across Southern Illinois, Wednesday night through Thursday morning. Isolated to widely scattered severe t'storms will be possible, posing a risk of damaging winds, hail and an isolated tornado.
•A period of snow is expected across Northern Illinois, late Wednesday night through Thursday evening. Snowfall accumulation ranging from a dusting-1" to 4-7" is expected.
•Periods of mixed precipitation, including freezing rain, is likely across portions of Northern and Central Illinois, late Wednesday night through Thursday evening. Ice accumulation of a glaze to 0.10" is expected.
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