Monday's forecast is for light snow with a mixture of rain as temperatures warm into the mid-30s across central IL.
"It's too early to tell the specifics", Ms. Distigna said Thursday afternoon.
Old Man Winter will continue to show more teeth next week by way of a "major snowstorm, and possible nor'easter, especially from New York City to New England spanning Tuesday and Tuesday night", reports AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Henry Margusity.
"It looks like (temperatures) will stay on the cool side through the mid part of next week, and after that it looks like they will trend upward", Jackson said.
Winds up to 20 miles per hour are expected with gusts up to 40 miles per hour, though the worst should be seen toward the coast.
These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation, according to the weather service. "That said, forecast confidence remains low at this time, and potential accumulations in the D.C. metro area range from just a little to a lot", the Post report says. Hazardous travel is expected into Friday morning, including the morning commute.
While no wet weather is in the forecast for Saturday, temperatures are predicted to remain in the 30s throughout the week. And then we'll hit rock bottom around 20 degrees by Saturday morning. Low around 24. There will be a 60 percent chance of snow at night. Warm ground temperatures will keep snowfall from accumulating at first on all but elevated untreated surfaces.
The areas with the highest probability of getting heavy snow are north and west of the Interstate 95 corridor. The heaviest snowfall and strongest winds are expected during the day Tuesday, so those snowfall totals could end up higher. Partly cloudy skies will follow into Saturday night, with a low around 12. SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY Light to moderate snow will continue through mid Saturday morning, then taper off from north to south during the late morning.