First Alert: Winter weather advisories issued for parts of Heartland

First Alert Weather 10 p.m. 1/16/2020

(KFVS) - Winter weather advisories are posted for our western and northern counties.

A few Heartland schools are closed tomorrow, due to the winter weather.

Laura Wibbenmeyer said light freezing rain is possible in this area, which could cause a slick spots on roads.

The advisory runs from 3 a.m. on Friday morning through 6 p.m. on Friday evening.

FIRST ALERT: Slick spots are possible for the areas under this new WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY. A light glaze of freezing...

Posted by Laura Wibbenmeyer KFVS on Thursday, January 16, 2020

Tonight, lows will dip into the 20s. Highs on Friday will happen after sunset. Temperatures will rise all night into Saturday morning.

Any wintry precipitation will change to rain Friday evening. Widespread rain and windy conditions will take over Friday night and Saturday morning.

First Alert! There is a a chance for a snow sleet and freezing rain mixture early Friday. The air mass is very dry so...

Posted by Grant Dade KFVS on Thursday, January 16, 2020

Ameren Illinois is preparing for any potential ice accumulation on trees and power lines, as well as high winds.

(Source: Ameren Illinois)
(Source: Ameren Illinois) (Source: Ameren Illinois)

Much colder air sinks into the Heartland from Sunday through Tuesday.

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