No foolin' - the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for northeast Missouri and west central Illinois, beginning at mid-morning Easter Sunday.

Officially, the advisory is in effect from 10 a.m. Sunday through 1 a.m. Monday and covers the Missouri counties of Audrain, Knox, Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls and Shelby and the Illinois counties of Adams, Brown and Pike.

Forecasters are calling for two to four inches of snow for the area. For the immediate Hannibal area, the best chance of snow is between 2 and 8 p.m. Sunday.

The Weather Service advises motorists to expect slippery road conditions and reduced visibility at times.

High temperatures Sunday will hover around 32, with lows barely in the 20s.

Then, true to the legend of changeable midwest weather, there is a good possibility of thunderstorms in the area from Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning.

And, of course, the chance of rain and snow showers is in the long range outlook Thursday through Friday night.