Western's Weather Wrap: Snow Tonight, Sunday Sunshine

DeKalb Park District employee Jeff Zweifei plows the ice rink at Hopkins Park on Wednesday in preparation for this Sunday's Polarpalooza Winter Festival. More snow is expected before then

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As the precipitation falls through the warm layer, it will melt from snow to rain. Areas north of Harrisburg could see a few flakes during the late morning hours, and even a coating of snow in some spots.

On Sunday, look for increasing clouds, with a high near 22 and wind chill values as low as minus 10. Temperatures dropping this afternoon. But most of New Jersey has been getting a lot more rain than snow as of late.

Ice accumulation of up to.10 on an inch could make roads and sidewalks quite slick by Sunday morning.

Snow will be coming back into the picture to close out the weekend on Sunday night.

Freezing drizzle mixed with snow is possible now through 3 a.m., the weather service said. There is a slight chance of freezing drizzle Friday night and Saturday morning, but Meyers believes the greater risk of freezing drizzle and related travel issues will be in far southeast Kansas.

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Most of the precipitation in South Central Illinois is expected to be freezing rain, with a.12 inch accumulation projected. A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect through the overnight.

Wednesday: Cloudy, high of 67 and 30 percent chance of rain during the day; 20 percent chance of rain, cloudy and a low of 55 at night.

Friday will see another cold day with temperatures hovering around the freezing point throughout the day.

Monday - Sunny, with a high near 42. However, it has been almost three years since we received even two inches of snow in Emporia.

High winds can also result in lower snow ratios since snowflakes can break apart in that situation, says NOAA.

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