UpdateFebruary 24th, 2013 at 11:01 pm by Chad Evans under Chad's WLFI Weather Blog
System looks bit farther south again. Over 7″ of snow now looks likely in northeast Illinois. Here appears freezing rain sleet and perhaps bit of rain and some snow likely area-wide Monday night. Minor ice and snow accumulations are likely mainly north of I-74.
Precip will go to all snow with time Tuesday. Periodic snow is likely Tuesday Tuesday night and into Wednesday with scattered snow showers Thursday Friday and saturday.
In terms of snowFall totals by Wednesday night, 1-3″ is likely for a good chunk of the area with 3-5″ in newton jasper Pulaski and Fulton counties. Windy conditions will be a staple Monday night to Saturday with gusts over 30 mph at Times.