Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
945 AM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOW EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF SOUTHEAST AND EAST
CENTRAL ILLINOIS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

ILZ054>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-170000-
/O.CON.KILX.WW.Y.0011.141116T2100Z-141117T1200Z/
MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-
JASPER-CRAWFORD-CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLESTON...MATTOON...SHELBYVILLE...
EFFINGHAM...FLORA...LAWRENCEVILLE
945 AM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST MONDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN CONTINUE
  THROUGH THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL DIMINISH AFTER MIDNIGHT
  TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF I-70 NEAR THE WABASH RIVER.
  NORTH OF I-70...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE LIKELY.

* IMPACTS...ALTHOUGH NOT A MAJOR SNOW ACCUMULATION FOR THE
  AREA...THERE WILL STILL BE ENOUGH SNOW TO CREATE DRIVING
  DIFFICULTIES...ESPECIALLY BY EARLY THIS EVENING AS TEMPERATURES
  SLIP TO NEAR OR BELOW FREEZING AFTER SUNSET. INITIALLY...WINDS
  WILL NOT BE A FACTOR...BUT WE MAY SEE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  OCCUR MONDAY MORNING AS WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASE TO 15
  TO 25 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

07/SMITH







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