NWS expects winter storm to trend warmer

Parts of New York may see a foot of snow

ABC News Parts of New York may see a foot of snow

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for parts of central and southern IL - with as many as 7 inches of snow forecast. The steadiest snow is most likely late Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning.

The snow is expected to begin after midnight and could fall throughout most of the day, he added.

The Chicago area could be poised Saturday for some small snow accumulation after a month of below-average snowfall, forecasters said Thursday. A Winter Storm Watch is in place from late Friday night through early Sunday morning.

Our Friday will be dry and with early sunshine, as our first winter storm is not expected to arrive until early Saturday morning.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. High of 32.

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This evening the transition from rain to snow will occur and wouldn't be surprised if by 9pm all of northeast Kansas will be getting snow. Temperatures have dropped to around 20° this morning with wind chills in the teens.

Light snow/ flurries are going to be possible at kick-off as the system moves away from Kansas City Saturday evening. Stay tuned for details. The heaviest snow will remain in Southern Ohio.

A moderate winter storm will impact the region this weekend with plowable snow likely for a good portion of our area. Light on-and-off snow will continue into Monday afternoon. Up to three inches of snow looks possible, the highest amounts south of U.S. Highway 30 in Indiana.

Snow accumulations are expected with this storm.

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