Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 8:43 AM CST on December 13, 2013
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to 6 am CST Saturday...
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to 6 am CST Saturday.
* Timing... precipitation is expected to begin moving into areas
around Jacksonville early in the afternoon... spreading
northeast to Bloomington and Peoria by late afternoon. This will
be a mixture of rain... sleet and snow... with a period of only
rain around Springfield and Jacksonville during the afternoon.
The precipitation will quickly turn to all snow by early
evening... and persist through the night before tapering off
early Saturday. The heaviest snow will be during the evening.
* Accumulations... total snow accumulation of 4 to 5 inches will be
common... with locally near 6 inch amounts along and north of
I-72. Some light sleet accumulation is possible early on in the
* Wind... southeast winds will turn northeast overnight... but with
speeds less than 10 mph... blowing and drifting snow is not
expected to be a factor.
* Impacts... the wintry precipitation will result in hazardous
travel conditions... especially on bridges... overpasses... and
untreated roads. Travel will be most difficult during the
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and sleet
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads
and limited visibilities... and use caution while driving.
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