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Winter weather advisory set to begin at 6 p.m.

13 January 2019
Winter weather advisory set to begin at 6 p.m.

A Winter Storm Warning in effect from midnight tonight through 7 a.m. Sunday. Storm totals will likely range from about an inch or so along the Illinois-Wisconsin state line to almost a foot as you approach central portions of Illinois. The heaviest snowfall is predicted in the pink area of the image above.

The highest amounts of snow are expected in southwest IL where totals could reach 8 or 9 inches.

- The Philadelphia area is slated for a frigid Saturday with light snow on the way.

Rain will transition to all snow, late Friday into Saturday morning for all of KAKEland.

The normal highs and lows for the weekend are 41-degrees and 24-degrees.

There is about a 10% chance that St. Louis will get 14 inches or more of snow, according to the National Weather Service high-end forecast. Colder pavement temperatures will also create several slick spots on untreated roads. "By that time, many will likely have seen around 5"-7" of snow, with higher pockets, especially in west central in, seeing near 8" of snow.

The high temperature for Sunday will be just below the freezing mark with clouds giving way to sunny skies. Heaviest snow from 7 p.m. through 2 a.m. on Sunday.

The Peoria and Pekin locations of those cities' respective public libraries were closed Saturday because of snow.