Wind will gust over 35 miles per hour at times. We will have a few light snow showers or flurries before 7am, but the heavier snow won't start until 6am and beyond and hopefully it will hold off for most of the Monday morning drive.
Snow ends Tuesday morning as temperatures warm back above freezing, but strong northwest winds will make it feel like we are in the 20s through the day. Temperatures at night are expected to be about 25 below with wind chills of 48 below in McHenry County, she said. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times.
Snow is expected to begin around daybreak Tuesday and become steady by Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
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Travel could be very hard.
The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 15 minutes.
Our arctic front is rumbling toward the state and will bring bitterly cold temperatures and some snow to our region. The hazardous conditions could affect the morning or evening commutes, the Weather Service said.
Steuben County could see several inches of snow by Tuesday night, though no watches have been issued. Snow, possibly heavy at times, continues Tuesday evening and night before ending by daybreak Wednesday. Up to 3 inches of snow are possible tomorrow, then additionally up to 2 inches are possible Wednesday with some periods of dry weather mixed in. Dangerously low wind chills are possible both Thursday and Friday mornings.