Winter Storm Watch In Effect From Saturday Afternoon Through Sunday Morning
January 29, 2021 7:31AM CST
The National Weather Center reporting 5 to 9 inches of snow this weekend. * WHAT...Heavy wet snow likely along with easterly winds gusting up to 30 mph. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 9 inches and locally higher possible. * WHERE...Portions of northwest Indiana and central, east central, north central and northeast Illinois. * WHEN...From Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning, with the most significant impacts late Saturday afternoon through Saturday evening when much of the snow is forecast to occur. * IMPACTS...Travel could be dangerous due to the heavy wet snow and strong winds causing very low visibility and snow packed roads. Power outages possible.