Winter Storm Warning Monday and Rain / Snow The Rest of The Week – Freeport Illinois Weather

MONDAY

Feb 29

Partly Cloudy DAY: Partly cloudy. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST TUESDAY.

* TIMING…STARTING AROUND 6PM TONIGHT THROUGH 9AM TUESDAY

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 6 INCHES WITH POSSIBLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR THE STATE LINE.

TUESDAY

Mar 01

Light Rain Hi:51°F
Lo:25°F
DAY: Partly sunny. A 50 percent chance of light rain late in the afternoon. High in the lower 50s. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph shifting to the northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph.

NIGHT: Snow possibly mixed with rain in the evening…Then snow after midnight. Snow accumulation of 4 to 5 inches. Ice accumulation of less than one quarter of an inch. Low in the mid 20s. Northeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.

WEDNESDAY

Mar 02

Snow Hi:31°F
Lo:14°F
DAY: Much colder. Cloudy. Snow likely in the morning…Then a chance of light snow in the afternoon. Snow accumulation around 1 inch. Total snow accumulation 5 to 6 inches. High in the lower 30s. North wind 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of snow 70 percent.

NIGHT: Colder. Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light snow in the evening. Low around 14. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

THURSDAY

Mar 03

Mostly Sunny Hi:30°F
Lo:21°F
DAY: Mostly sunny. High around 30. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Low in the lower 20s.

FRIDAY

Mar 04

Chance Of Snow Hi:31°F
Lo:16°F
DAY: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. High in the lower 30s.

NIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Low around 16.

WINTER STORM TO AFFECT EASTERN IOWA AND NORTHERN ILLINOIS TONIGHT

A QUICK MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL LEAD TO A CONCENTRATED AREA OF SNOW ALONG THE HIGHWAY 20 CORRIDOR TONIGHT INTO THE EARLY RUSH HOUR ON TUESDAY. SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 20 TO THE HIGHWAY 30 CORRIDOR…SLEET…FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW WILL AFFECT THIS AREA MAKING FOR A MESSY COMMUTE TUESDAY MORNING.

JO DAVIESS-STEPHENSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…GALENA…FREEPORT

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST TUESDAY.

* TIMING…STARTING AROUND 6PM TONIGHT THROUGH 9AM TUESDAY

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…4 TO 6 INCHES WITH POSSIBLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR THE STATE LINE.

* WIND…NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS…SNOWFALL RATES UP TO 2 INCHES AN HOUR COULD LEAD TO DIFFICULT TRAVEL PRIOR TO DAYBREAK. THIS SNOWFALL COULD AFFECT THE MORNING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS 6 TO 7 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW FALLING…IS EXPECTED. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL PLAN FOR EXTRA TIME AND BRING A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT.

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