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

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

ILZ054>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-161700-
/O.NEW.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
340 AM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST MONDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN
  CONTINUE INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW WILL END SHORTLY AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70. NORTH OF
  INTERSTATE 70...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 EARLY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
  INITIALLY...WINDS WILL NOT BE A FACTOR...BUT WE MAY SEE SOME
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OCCUR MONDAY MORNING AS NORTHWEST WINDS
  START TO INCREASE.

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.

&&

$$

SMITH



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