Winter Weather Advisory Till 6 p.m., Cold Week Ahead
The President's Day holiday is a snowy one, and the week ahead is expected to be a cold one for northeast Missouri and western Illinois.
National Weather Service forecasters have posted a Winter Weather Advisory for 3 to 5 inches of snow in the Hannibal/Quincy area Monday. The advisory continues until 6 p.m.
The snow is expected to quit about mid-morning Monday, with highs in the mid-20s. We're not looking for highs that warm until the end of the week.
Highs for the week are forecast to get to 20 Tuesday, with a high only in the single digits Wednesday and in the mid-teens Thursday. Friday's highs should get to the upper 20s before topping out in the mid-30s Saturday and dropping back to 28 Sunday.
After a low of 14 Monday, the deep freeze will set in, with lows of 3 Tuesday, minus-2 Wednesday and plus-6 Thursday. Lows will drop to around 20 Friday and the mid-teens Saturday.
There are chances of rain and/or snow in the forecast Friday night through Sunday.