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Patchy fog this morning, snow heading into the weekend

Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 4:26 AM CST
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PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - A weak wave will move through the region early this morning, bringing the chance for a light freezing drizzle. We won’t see much snow, if any, from this wave due to warmer temperatures aloft and moisture being limited to the lower parts of this atmosphere.

While snow is unlikely, light freezing drizzle and patchy fog is possible. This, in combination with any melted snow that could have frozen over since yesterday could lead to a few slick spots this morning. The rest of the day looks mild, with temperatures slightly above average in the mid to upper 30′s.

Thursday will see slightly above average temperatures for the afternoon. A few slick spots will...
Thursday will see slightly above average temperatures for the afternoon. A few slick spots will be possible in the morning due to a bit of light freezing drizzle.(HOIABC)

Our focus remains on the potential for snow Friday afternoon into Saturday morning with a passing storm system. Forecast guidance continues to keep the heaviest bands of snow off to our west. As a result the greatest snowfall totals remain along and west of the Mississippi River.

The heaviest snow will remain off to our east, mainly along and west of the Mississippi River.
The heaviest snow will remain off to our east, mainly along and west of the Mississippi River.(HOIABC)

Snowfall will begin in the late Friday afternoon into the early evening from west to east. Expect snow chances to continue into Saturday morning.

Snow will begin from west to east during the late afternoon into the evening on Friday.
Snow will begin from west to east during the late afternoon into the evening on Friday.(HOIABC)

Locally, a sharp cutoff in our snow totals is likely. With this storm’s track, our greatest totals locally will occur in our western and southwestern counties where 2-4″ of snow is possible. Areas further to the east will likely see less than an inch of snow.

Our greatest snowfall totals will occur in our western and southwestern counties. A light...
Our greatest snowfall totals will occur in our western and southwestern counties. A light dusting up to an inch of snow is possible further east.(HOIABC)

Make sure to tune in this morning for the full 10 Day Forecast!

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