That snowfall could lead to slippery road condition, and the NWS says that the snow could impact Monday morning commutes in the Chicagoland area. Temperatures will not be moving too far, from where they start on Wednesday and expect wind chill values to stay in the teens and 20's.
Temperatures will begin warming up somewhat on Thursday and Friday with highs expected in the 40s and a high near 57 expected on Saturday.
Winds will kick up this afternoon, according to the NWS, reaching sustained wind speeds of 20-25 miles per hour this afternoon and 30 miles per hour tonight. He encouraged anyone who must be outside when it is a wind chill factor of 5 to "wear plenty of layers" and also wear a hat and gloves.
Wintry mix will begin in the morning for inland areas then change to snow by mid to late morning. The snow is expected to last until Wednesday afternoon, with accumulations of 1 to 3 inches predicted in most of the central part of the state, the weather service said early Tuesday.
Thursday: Sunny, high near 32. Southwest wind 14 to 18 miles per hour.
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Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 46.
Saturday night, it will be mostly cloudy with a low of 37, according to the weather service.
Monday - A chance of showers.
There is around a 60 percent chance of precipitation throughout the day.
Persistent snow piled up all day Monday, especially in a band along the Ohio River Valley from Paducah to Evansville.