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A storm system will move into the Midwest Monday and bring a mixed bag of precipitation. Of course any time we're discussing different precipitation types the forecast gets complicated.

The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories (in purple) where the heaviest snow is expected.

Here's the snow forecast from the National Weather Service in La Crosse (and we'll dive into the model numbers down below)

So here's the set up. A storm is going to cut across Iowa and bring in warmer air on the south side, while keeping things cold up north. High temperatures Monday look like this:

In the mid levels of the atmosphere we also see warmer air moving in (temperatures above zero degrees Celsius). Temperatures at this level need to be at zero or below for snow to happen.

So it's no surprise we end up with a mixed bag... like this:

Monday mid-morning:

Monday afternoon: