Peoria, Ill. (WMBD) – Snow continues to intensify across Central Illinois Wednesday afternoon as a storm system moves in to the region. Winter weather advisories remain in effect for most of Central Illinois through noon Thursday.
Snowfall amounts have been adjusted down by an inch for most of Central Illinois as it appears dry air will cut accumulating snow off by sunrise Thursday. Most locations in Central Illinois are poised to receive 2-4 inches of snow through noon Thursday, but a narrow swath of moderate to heavy snow is possible over southeastern portions of the region where some locations could see 3-5 inches of snow. Further north and west dry air should act to limit snow accumulations west of the Illinois River Areas northwest of a Princeton to Galesburg line are likely to only see a few inches at best.
Our exclusive road temperature forecast shows pavement temperatures dropping below freezing by the evening commute. This should allow snow and slush to accumulate on local area roads by the evening drive. Those planning to travel Wednesday night and Thursday will want to check back with ciproud.com and Your Local Weather Authority meteorologists for the latest update.
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