The National Weather Service based in Indianapolis has called for a winter storm watch in effect late Thursday night into Saturday morning.
Light icing and heavy snow is expected Friday into Saturday.
The service suggested the possibility of snow accumulations of 4-8-inches by Saturday morning, with light ice accumulation Friday morning as a possibility along and south of Interstate-70.
According to the service, a winter storm will move into the area Thursday evening. Light rain or snow will begin late in the evening over Southwest Indiana and spread through the northeast. The precipitation will remain a mix of rain and snow south of I-70 into Friday morning, before changing to all snow by Friday afternoon.
The heaviest of snow will occur during Friday afternoon into the evening.
Snow drifting is expected, according to the service.
In addition, the service is calling for the possibility of more snow Monday through Tuesday.