From snowy weather over the Rockies, Plains and Midwest to severe thunderstorms down along the Gulf coast, the beginning of 2017 will be a little bit of a rocky start for some.
On the colder side of this system Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings have
Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin are stuck in the middle Monday afternoon. As moisture is pulled northward Sunday night and Monday morning there is a very slight chance for a little freezing drizzle early Monday before a transition over to a little light rain. The day won't be a complete washout and we may end up with mostly drizzle, low clouds and fog most of the day.
A strong cold front arrives Tuesday knocking temperatures down from the 30's Monday and early Tuesday into the teens beginning Tuesday night and lasting through the rest of the week.