The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a winter storm warning from 6 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Sunday for central Illinois, including Vermilion County.

Snow will spread into central Illinois tonight and continue through the day Saturday. Total snowfall of 7-9 inches is expected to occur along and south of a Rushville to Lincoln to Danville line, with 5 to 7 inches of snowfall expected north of this line.

Most of the snow will occur between 6 p.m. today and 6 p.m. Saturday.