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Accumulating Snow to Return to Central Illinois This Weekend

Peoria, IL -

The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings or all of Central Illinois. Periods of moderate to heavy snow are expected to impact the region with the heaviest snow falling along and south of I-74. 

The last time measurable snow fell in Peoria was December 3rd, 2018 when the River City received just 0.4" of snow. You have to go back to November 25th - 26th, the "Blizzard of 2018", to find the last time Peoria received at least 1 inch of snow. After more than a month, snow is returning to Central Illinois.

Storm Timing & Snowfall Amounts

Confidence in snow occurring is high with moderate confidence in snowfall amounts. A slight shift north or south could significantly impact snowfall amounts along I-74. Here is the latest thinking... 

Peoria Area

  • Forecast Amounts: 4-7 Inches
  • Snow Begins: Between 9 pm and midnight Friday night
  • Snow Ends: Between 12 am and 3 am on Sunday

Bloomington Area

  • Forecast Amounts: 6-8 Inches
  • Snow Begins: Between 9 pm and midnight Friday night
  • Snow Ends: Between 12 am and 3 am on Sunday

Pontiac Area

  • Forecast Amounts: 4-6 Inches
  • Snow Begins: Between Midnight and 3 am Friday night
  • Snow Ends: Between 12 am and 3 am on Sunday

Canton Area

  • Forecast Amounts: 6-9 Inches
  • Snow Begins: Between 6 pm and 9 pm on Friday
  • Snow Ends: Between 12 am and 3 am on Sunday

Beardstown Area

  • Forecast Amounts: 6-9 Inches
  • Snow Begins: Between 4 PM and 7 PM Friday
  • Snow Ends: Between 12 am and 3 am on Sunday

Galesburg Area

  • Forecast Amounts: 4-7 Inches
  • Snow Begins: Between 9 pm and midnight Friday night
  • Snow Ends: Between 9 pm and midnight Saturday night

Kewanee Area

  • Forecast Amounts: 2-5 Inches
  • Snow Begins: Between 3 am and 6 am Saturday
  • Snow Ends: Between 9 pm and midnight Saturday night

 


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