That's when much colder air will infiltrate the state from west to east, and from north to south. Temperatures will be in the 40s and 50s early tomorrow morning, but they'll drop a good 30 degrees or more throughout the day!
Widespread rain across the region will transition to freezing rain and sleet this afternoon as temperatures plummet.
Central and northeast IL will be under a winter weather advisory from 6 p.m. until midnight, with freezing rain, snow and sleet expected, the weather service said.
In case the prediction turns out to be true, being prepared is the best way to beat the snow. Rain will become steadier in the afternoon and heaviest by Friday night with big puddles and torrential downpours for the evening commute.
TONIGHT: Cloudy skies and rain showers develop, with a low temperature of 48 degrees.
And, forecasters said significant snow is likely later Friday into Saturday, replacing all the snow, and then some, that was lost during the brief thaw.
I am expecting one to three inches of rainfall here in southern New England.
Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around -1.
Increasing clouds, winds from the north and a high near 21 degrees are also in the forecast.
TUESDAY: Partly cloudy skies and snow flurries are possible, with a high temperature of 19 degrees.
There is a high likelihood of significant urban street flooding, most notably where storm drains remain clogged. Around dawn on Saturday we will have temperatures near 60 over parts of southeast Mass. and in the 20s in western Mass.
The Patriots are scheduled to play the Tennessee Titans Saturday night in Foxborugh, and fans who plan to tailgate will have quite the variance in weather to deal with.