Freeport, Illinois — A Winter Storm is set to affect the area with snow this evening into Monday. Accumulating snow will spread across the area from west to east early this evening.
The snow is expected to become moderate, to briefly heavy, at times into early Monday morning, especially along and north of Interstate 80. The Monday morning commute will be impacted by snow covered roads and reduced visibilities.
Total snow accumulation 6 to 7 inches.
Snow intensity will decreasing significantly by the late morning on Monday, although periods of light snow are forecast through the afternoon and evening.
- Jo Daviess
- Rock Island
- Henry IL
Including the cities of
- Cedar Rapids
- Iowa City
- Mount Carroll
- Rock Island
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM CDT MONDAY.
The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow…which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 PM CDT Monday. The Winter Storm Watch was replaced by the Winter Weather Advisory.
* TIMING This evening through Monday. Heaviest snow rates and accumulations are expected before mid Monday morning.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS 5 to 7 inches of dry, powdery snow for most areas. Isolated amounts near 8 inches are possible, most likely
north of highway 30.
* WIND East 10 to 15 mph with gusts 20-25 mph, becoming northerly on Monday.
* TEMPERATURES in the mid to upper 20s tonight, then upper 20s to lower 30s by Monday afternoon.
* IMPACTS Difficult travel due to snow covered roads and reduced visibilities. The Monday morning commute will be impacted.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.