A winter weather advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25.
The National Weather Service is warning motorists of windy conditions with gusts of up to 35 mph that could lead to blowing and drifting of snow, especially in open areas. Illinois State Police have already shut down a section of Route 52 due to whiteout conditions.
Snow could start falling Friday night, with accumulation of 1 to 3 inches.
Saturday's forecast calls for patchy, blowing snow, wind gusts of up to 25 mph and wind chills as low as -10.
There's a 50 percent chance of snow Sunday. Expect a high near 25 degrees and wind gusts of up to 30 mph.
Monday will be cold, with a low around -17. Tuesday won't be much warmer, with a low of -11.