Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
243 PM CST Tue Jan 9 2018

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243 PM CST Tue Jan 9 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern
Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Areas of fog and drizzle will impact travel with lowered
visibility again tonight. Refer to the Special Weather Statement
for additional details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Our region will be in a transition zone of wintry precipitation that
is likely to impact travel Thursday night, Friday, and Friday night.
During this time, rain is forecast to change to a mix of freezing
rain and sleet, then eventually to snow, from west to east across
the region. The bulk of the precipitation is forecast to taper off
by late Friday night or early Saturday morning.

While it is still too early to specify exact timing and amounts, a
moderate accumulation of snow and sleet appears possible over top a
thin layer of ice in much of southern Illinois and southeast
Missouri. Meanwhile, more freezing rain is possible in southwest
Indiana and western Kentucky, ending in a light accumulation of

Over the weekend, the main story will be the arrival of much colder
air. Highs will be mainly in the 20s both days, with early morning
wind chills near zero Sunday morning. The cold air will persist
into early next week, so any snow and ice is likely to stick
around for some time.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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