A powerful weather system is will arrive in the area later this week and could bring several inches of rain and some wintry weather. Springfield National Weather Service Meteorologist, Mike Albano, says some areas along I-44 could see 6 inches of rain with this weather system…….

Albano says on Saturday we could see up to an inch of snow, with locally heavier amounts in some areas……….

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for the KJEL listening area. That watch will go into effect at 6 a.m. Friday, and continue until 6 a.m. Saturday. If you do encounter a roadway where the water is over the road, remember the advice turn around, don’t drown. Regional Radio KJEL will keep you updated on the developing storm system with the latest weather forecast as we head toward the weekend.