ST. LOUIS - A Winter Storm Watch was issued at 3:33 a.m. on Jan. 10 Central Standard time which expires at 6 a.m. Jan. 13 by the National Weather Service in St. Louis.

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The Winter Storm Watch is for Friday evening through late Saturday night. The NWS said total snow accumulations could be 6 to 8 inches and travel "could be very difficult." "The hazardous conditions could impact the evening commute," the National Weather Service said.

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Around 9:45 a.m. Thursday, the NWS in St. Louis released a possible timeline in regard to the snow and it said it could begin around 6 p.m. Friday and continue until Saturday.

The Winter Storm Watch is for portions of South Central, Southwest and West Central Illinois.

Riverbender.com/Edglentoday.com will keep the viewer in touch with the latest as the winter weather system develops.

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