The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow which is in effect from 9 am this morning to 5 PM CST this afternoon.
Snow will develop mid morning with periods of heavy snow continuing into the afternoon before ending rapidly. Accumulations of up to 2 to 4 inches is possiple.
DTN meteorologist Bryce Anderson says Illinois will see an additional one to four inches of snow through Thursday as a fast moving Canadian clipper moves through the state.
Anderson adds after this system passes, the rest of February looks to be on the mild side
Meanwhile, the outlook for the upcoming growing season looks favorable, according Anderson.
Untreated roads will become snow covered and visibilities will be low in periods of heavier snow. Gusty winds of 15 to 25 mph will produce some blowing and drifting of snow.