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Thanks to a slowly departing storm system now over the Great Lakes and additional upper level disturbances dropping through, scattered snow showers can be expected the next couple of days. Little or no accumulation is anticipated for most areas, although isolated spots may receive up to an inch each day. Well below normal temperatures will continue, where readings will be some 15 degrees below average. This period of cold weather will not just continue through the rest of the work week but also through the weekend. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

An upper level disturbance rotating around an area of low pressure located across the Great Lakes will bring light snow to the area today. One to three inches of snow is expected across northern Missouri and west central Illinois. Lesser snowfall amounts can be expected further southeast. A winter weather advisory is in effect today across northeast and central Missouri as well as west central Illinois, north and west of St Louis, where hazardous travel conditions are expected. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Drizzle and freezing drizzle can be expected this evening, then an upper level disturbance will bring light snow to the area late tonight and Wednesday. Two to three inches of snow is expected across northern into central Missouri and west central Illinois. Lesser snowfall amounts of one to two inches can be expected further south into the St Louis metro area. A winter weather advisory is in effect tonight and Wednesday across northeast and central Missouri as well as west central Illinois, north and west of St Louis, where hazardous travel conditions are expected. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for areas north and west of St Louis where hazardous travel conditions are expected today. This map represents the storm total snow accumulation expected with the winter storm. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Another major winter storm is taking aim on Missouri and Illinois. The storm will intensify and move northeastward through southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. North and west of the track of the low pressure system, heavy snow is expected tonight and Tuesday. Additional lighter snowfall will occur over a broader region Tuesday night into Wednesday. The heaviest snow for our forecast area is expected across central and northeast Missouri as well as west central Illinois, including Columbia and Quincy. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for areas north and west of the St Louis metro area where hazardous travel conditions are expected. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Another strong winter storm is taking aim on Missouri and Illinois. The storm will intensify and move northeastward through southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. North and west of the track of the low heavy snow is expected tonight and Tuesday. The heaviest snow for our forecast area is expected across central and northeast Missouri as well as west central Illinois, including Columbia and Quincy. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for areas north and west of the St Louis metro area where hazardous travel conditions are expected. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Another strong winter storm is taking aim on Missouri and Illinois. The storm will develop over Texas today and move northeast into the Mid-Mississippi Valley tonight. Heavy snow is expected north of a line from Columbia, Missouri to Quincy, Illinois. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for these areas tonight and Tuesday. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Another strong winter storm is taking aim on Missouri and Illinois. The storm will develop over Texas on Monday and move northeast into the Mid-Mississippi Valley Monday night. While there is still a significant amount of uncertainty in the exact track of the system, current indications are that heavy snow is likely across much of northern and western Missouri and northern Illinois, including northeast and central Missouri and west central Illinois. Winter storm watches and warnings are in effect for these areas for Monday night and Tuesday. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Another strong winter storm is taking aim on Missouri and Illinois. The storm will develop over Texas on Monday and move northeast into the Mid-Mississippi Valley Monday night. While there is still a significant amount of uncertainty in the exact track of the system, current indications are that heavy snow is possible across western and parts of central Missouri as well as Northeast Missouri and parts of west central Illinois. Winter storm watches remain in effect for these areas for Monday night and Tuesday. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Dry weather is expected over the weekend before another storm system threatens the region early next week. Although there is still some uncertainly on the exact track of the storm, it will have all the necessary ingredients to produce heavy snowfall...including ample moisture...cold air...and a very strong upper level disturbance. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Dry weather is expected over the weekend before another storm system enters Missouri and Illinois early next week. A mix of rain and snow is expected with this system, with the potential for some accumulating snow over central and northeast Missouri as well as west central Illinois. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Tranquil weather is expected over the area for the next few days and nights, but the latest forecast guidance suggests another storm system will be taking aim on the Mississippi Valley by early next week. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Tranquil weather is expected over the area for the next few days and nights, but the latest forecast guidance suggests another storm system will be taking aim on the Mississippi Valley by early next week. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

A strong winter storm will begin to lift out of the area tonight. Snow is likely for central and northeast Missouri as well as west-central Illinois this evening. Further to the south and east, mixed precipitation is more likely. Freezing drizzle is possible for all areas later this evening and overnight tonight after the heavier precipitation moves off to the northeast. This weekend will be much quieter with warming temperatures to near seasonal normals on Sunday. Another winter storm system approaches the region on Monday with a chance of rain/snow. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

A major winter storm will impact the area through tonight, and as a result, winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories have been posted for the entire region. A variety of wintry weather is expected to occur, including freezing rain, snow, and sleet. Snowfalls of 6 or more inches are expected across northern and western Missouri and west-central Illinois, but the precipitation will mix with and become increasingly dominated by freezing rain and sleet heading further to the south. Significant ice accumulations are anticipated for parts of southern Missouri and into southern Illinois. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

A major winter storm will impact the area Thursday and into Thursday night, and as a result winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories have been posted for the entire region. A variety of wintry weather is expected to occur, including freezing rain, snow, and sleet. Snowfalls of 6 or more inches are expected across northern Missouri and west-central Illinois, but the precipitation will mix with and become increasingly dominated by freezing rain and sleet heading further to the south. Significant ice accumulations are anticipated for parts of southern Missouri and into southern Illinois. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

A major winter storm will impact the area beginning around sunrise early Thursday morning and continue into parts of Thursday night. A variety of wintry weather is expected to occur, including freezing rain, snow, and sleet. Several inches of snow are expected to fall across northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. The precipitation will mix with and become increasingly dominated by freezing rain and sleet heading further to the south as surface temperatures are anticipated to remain below freezing for the storm but warm air aloft will get pushed through. Significant ice accumulations are anticipated for areas mainly south of Interstate 70. As a result, winter storm warnings and advisories have been issued for the entire bi-state region. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

A strong winter storm will impact the area beginning late Wednesday night and continue into Thursday evening. A variety of wintry weather is expected to occur, including freezing rain, snow, and sleet. While there is still some uncertainty regarding the exact track of the system, it is looking increasingly likely that several inches of snow will fall across northern Missouri and central Illinois. The precipitation will mix with and become increasingly dominated by freezing rain heading further to the south as surface temperatures are anticipated to remain below freezing for the storm. Significant ice accumulations will be possible for areas mainly south of Interstate 70. As a result, winter storm watches have been issued for the entire bi-state region. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

A strong winter storm will impact the area on Thursday with a variety of wintry weather. While there is still some uncertainty regarding the exact track of the system, current indications are that 3 to 6 inches of snow may fall across parts of Northeast Missouri and West Central Illinois, 1 to 3 inches of a mixture of sleet and snow in Central and East Central Missouri and Southwest Illinois, and 1/10 to 2/10 inch of freezing rain further south. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)

Rain showers will overspread across the region late this morning and early this afternoon ahead of an approaching cold front. A few thunderstorms are possible, mainly in eastern Missouri and southern Illinois. Very windy conditions can be found for areas just to the south and east of Saint Louis City this afternoon where south winds will gust as high as 45 mph. Another low pressure system is expected to affect Missouri and Illinois from Wednesday night through Thursday night. This system is expected to bring a wintry mix of rain, snow, sleet, and/or freezing rain to much of the area. We'll start to get a better idea of the precipitation types and amounts over the next several days, however, it looks increasingly likely that this storm could have a major impact across the region. (Please visit http://weather.gov/lsx for more information.)