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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
243 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-140500-
/O.NEW.KPAH.WW.Y.0006.160214T0900Z-160215T0900Z/
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
243 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SUNDAY TO 3 AM CST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM SUNDAY TO 3 AM
CST MONDAY.

* TIMING: AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN
  MOVING SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION. TOWARD SUNRISE A MIXTURE OF
  FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER THE WESTERN
  PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE
  THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS OVER THE NORTHEAST TWO THIRDS OF THE
  QUAD STATE WHILE THE MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL
  MIGRATE FARTHER EAST INTO FAR WESTERN KENTUCKY. SNOWFALL WILL
  BEGIN TO SLOWLY TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST IN THE AFTERNOON BUT
  THE FREEZING RAIN/SLEET MIXTURE WILL PUSH FARTHER EAST. SUNDAY
  NIGHT A RAIN/FREEZING RAIN MIXTURE OVER THE ENTIRE AREA SHOULD
  TRANSITION TO ALL RAIN EXCEPT OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
  INDIANA.

* MAIN IMPACT: SNOWFALL TOTALS SHOULD TOP OUT IN THE 2 TO 3 INCH
  RANGE OVER SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS AND SOUTHWEST INDIANA...THEN
  TAPER OFF TO A HALF INCH OR LESS OVER FAR SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.
  ICE ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE LIGHT AND GENERALLY LIMITED TO THE
  SOUTHWEST HALF OF THE QUAD STATE REGION. AFTER ANOTHER COLD
  NIGHT TONIGHT...ALL PRECIPITATION SHOULD IMMEDIATELY BEGIN TO
  STICK...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS BRIDGES AND
  OVERPASSES. THIS WILL LIKELY MAKE TRAVEL ON SUNDAY HAZARDOUS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: THIS WILL LIKELY MAKE TRAVEL ON SUNDAY
  HAZARDOUS...THEREFORE MOTORISTS SHOULD SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW
  EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. PUT EXTRA DRIVING SPACE
  BETWEEN YOUR VEHICLE AND THE VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

JP


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