A few accidents were already reported from drizzly weather conditions, Thursday, ahead of the large storm expected late Friday into Saturday.
The LaSalle County Sheriff's Office says a Marseilles man crashed near Sheridan on E. 2603rd Rd. and N. 42nd Rd. around 10:06 a.m. on Thursday.
The man struck a bridge but was not injured or cited.
An Ottawa woman was hospitalized in crash near Marseilles on Thursday. That crash occurred around 6:40 a.m. in the 2200 block of N. 2653rd Rd. where 29 year-old Heather Barth lost control, due to road conditions, and entered a ditch.
She was taken to OSF St. Elizabeth Hospital in Ottawa for minor injuries but by a family member.
Two other LaSalle County crashes occurred locally on Thursday, though they were not weather related. There were no injuries in a crash at Route 52 and E. 2150th Rd. near Serena around 6:00 p.m. which officials say was caused when a deer entered the road.
Meanwhile, an Aurora woman, 39 year-old Julie Bumbar, was cited in a crash at 6:50 p.m. near Norway at Route 52 and Route 71.
Bumbar allegedly disobeyed a stop sign and and entered into the intersection where she struck a vehicle being driven by a 17 year-old male juvenile. There were no injuries, but Bumbar was cited for Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle and Disobeying a Stop Sign.
WSPY will bring you more information on weather accidents with injuries or significant damages on our news this weekend.
Information provided in this report has been obtained from area authorities, including but not limited to local police, fire and emergency dispatch officials. Information is sourced only from official sources of public information unless otherwise stated. Subjects listed who have been charged or cited for crimes have not been proven guilty in court and all acts are alleged.