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. will keep the viewer in touch with the latest as the winter weather system develops.

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