Three-five inches of snow now predicted for the area.ST. LOUIS - A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Friday night for the St. Louis region by the National Weather Service.

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Meteorologist Fred Glass said around 8-9 p.m. Friday residents should see snow/rain mix begin, then move to snow only as the evening progresses. The meteorologist predicts 3-5 inches of snow between tonight and mid-day on Saturday.

“Between 10 p.m. and midnight it will be all snow,” he said. “It will continue across the area and end by mid-day Saturday. It will be wet snow. The road will be snow-covered and travel will be impacted in the overnight evening hours and morning. People need to be aware of Department of Transportation crews out trying to plow.”

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Glass encourages residents to avoid travel if possible as the night continues because the roads could be hazardous.

Saturday will be a high of 34 degrees and 19 as a low and Sunday’s high will be 33 degrees with a low of 26.

On Martin Luther King Day on Monday, it will be a predicted 39 degrees high with a 28-degree low and a high of 50 on Tuesday with mostly sunny conditions. Glass said there shouldn’t be any hazardous precipitation next week and it should be mostly dry.

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