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The storm system that will bring up to 6 inches of snow to parts of Missouri and central Illinois will have less of an impact on my local area. North of HWY 30 little if any snow will fall. Some light accumulations of a dusting to half an inch are possible between HWY 30 and I-80. Approximately I-80 southward is where the 1" line lays out and from there southward totals gradually go up. 1-3" amounts are expected from HWY 34 south, perhaps nearing 4" near the Missouri border.

The snow should reach close to I-80 towards evening, (5 to 6:00 pm) and then push east/northeast as the evening progresses. As it appears now, most of the accumulations should be over by daybreak, except in the far south closer to the Missouri state line. A much faster solution.

Here is where the advisories and warnings are in effect and the worst of the snow and driving issues are expected. These could be extended a bit further northward into parts of southern Iowa and central Illinois later today if the NWS sees a need.

The late morning radar showed the snow band slowly working towards the southern Iowa border.

Getting to the essential goods, here are the latest snowfall forecasts. Of them all I prefer the EURO but might drop what it shows south about 25-30 miles


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