Winter Storm Warning in effect late tonight through Sunday morning. Confidence is high for the first significant snowfall of the season across Central Indiana. Snow will begin late tonight and
continue through the day on Saturday before ending on early Sunday morning. Snowfall amounts of 4 to 7 inches will be possible with locally higher amount in areas that see intense snow bands across Central Indiana with the highest amounts staying mainly south of I-70. For Ohio, heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected.
Back in Illinois, some of the snow will become mixed with rain on Saturday, mainly in areas along and south of I-70. Total snowfall of 7-9 inches is expected to occur along and south of a Rushville
to Lincoln to Danville line, with 5 to 7 inches of snowfall expected north of this line. Most of the snow will occur between 6 pm this evening and 6 pm Saturday evening when 5 to 8 inches is expected. The highest amounts of snow will occur over southwest Illinois where totals could reach 8 to 9 inches.
A swath of Winter Weather Advisories in effect also from later today through late Saturday nights.
Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches expected. Further on south, in Kentucky possibly some freezing rain starting tonight and lasting into tomorrow morning. Wintry precipitation will gradually transition to rain Saturday morning and afternoon. In Ohio, snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches expected.
Hazards: Accumulating Snowfall will cause slippery roads and hazardous travel conditions. Heavy/intense snow bands will cause the potential for low visibility at times.