Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
413 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND SLEET WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.SUB FREEZING AIR IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT COMBINED WITH
ABUNDANT ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE WILL LIKELY PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT
SNOW AND SLEET ACROSS THE REGION.

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-032100-
/O.CON.KPAH.WS.A.0003.150304T1200Z-150305T1200Z/
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION IL-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-
MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-
RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...FAIRFIELD...ALBION...
MOUNT CARMEL...PINCKNEYVILLE...WEST FRANKFORT...MCLEANSBORO...
CARMI...CARBONDALE...HERRIN...HARRISBURG...SHAWNEETOWN...
JONESBORO...VIENNA...GOLCONDA...ELIZABETHTOWN...CAIRO...
MOUND CITY...METROPOLIS...FORT BRANCH...PETERSBURG...POSEYVILLE...
EVANSVILLE...BOONVILLE...ROCKPORT...HICKMAN...CLINTON...
BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SMITHLAND...BENTON...
MURRAY...MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON...MORGANFIELD...
DIXON...MADISONVILLE...HOPKINSVILLE...HENDERSON...OWENSBORO...
CALHOUN...GREENVILLE...ELKTON...PERRYVILLE...MARBLE HILL...
CAPE GIRARDEAU...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
413 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING: RAIN SHOULD BEGIN CHANGING OVER TO FREEZING RAIN...
  SLEET AND SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
  AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE CHANGEOVER TO SLEET AND SNOW MAY NOT
  OCCUR UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON OVER THE SOUTHERN PENNYRILE
  REGION OF WESTERN KENTUCKY. THE SNOW WILL THEN TAPER OFF FROM
  NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT: BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE
  EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 2 TO 5 INCHES ALONG THE NORTHERN
  PERIPHERY OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UP TO 6 TO 8 INCHES SOUTHEAST OF
  A LINE FROM PETERSBURG INDIANA TO CARBONDALE ILLINOIS TO POPLAR
  BLUFF MISSOURI. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE LIKELY WHERE SNOW
  BANDING OCCURS. AS MUCH AS ONE INCH OF SLEET MAY FALL PRIOR TO
  THE SNOW...PARTICULARLY ACROSS WESTERN KENTUCKY AND FAR
  SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.

* OTHER IMPACTS: THIS MUCH SNOW AND SLEET WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT
  TRAVEL ISSUES ACROSS THE REGION. ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES WILL
  ALSO BE POSSIBLE. MAKE PREPARATIONS NOW FOR THIS UPCOMING WINTER
  STORM. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES AND THE PROBABLE UPGRADE TO A
  WINTER STORM WARNING LATER TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT WOULD GREATLY IMPACT
TRAVEL. STAY TUNED FOR LATER STATEMENTS. THIS WATCH WILL BE
UPGRADED TO A WARNING IF WINTER STORM CONDITIONS BECOME MORE
CERTAIN.

&&

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