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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
436 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...MINOR FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS AND SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND
SLEET ACCUMULATIONS TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.SUB FREEZING AIR IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT COMBINED WITH
ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND SLEET AS WELL
AS LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF FREEZING RAIN ACROSS THE REGION.

KYZ001>013-015>017-019>022-MOZ112-114-041800-
/O.EXT.KPAH.WS.W.0003.150304T1500Z-150305T1200Z/
FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-LIVINGSTON-
MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-
CHRISTIAN-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-MUHLENBERG-TODD-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HICKMAN...CLINTON...BARDWELL...
WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SMITHLAND...BENTON...MURRAY...
MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON...DIXON...MADISONVILLE...
HOPKINSVILLE...OWENSBORO...CALHOUN...GREENVILLE...ELKTON...
CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
436 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING: RAIN SHOULD BEGIN CHANGING OVER TO A BRIEF PERIOD OF
  FREEZING RAIN AND THEN SLEET FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST LATE
  THIS MORNING NEAR THE OHIO RIVER. THIS TRANSITION WILL PROCEED
  SOUTHEAST ACROSS WESTERN KENTUCKY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. A
  PROLONGED PERIOD OF SLEET IS LIKELY BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO
  SNOW. THIS CHANGEOVER WILL LIKELY NOT TAKE PLACE UNTIL LATE
  AFTERNOON...AND PERHAPS EVEN EARLY THIS EVENING NEAR THE
  TENNESSEE BORDER. SNOW...MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL
  CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS TONIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF EARLY
  THURSDAY MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT: BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE
  EXPECTED TO AVERAGE 6 TO 8 INCHES ALONG THE TENNESSEE BORDER. AN
  EIGHT TO TEN INCH SWATH OF SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE GENERALLY
  TWENTY-FIVE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM SIKESTON MISSOURI
  TO PADUCAH AND MADISONVILLE KENTUCKY KENTUCKY. AS MUCH AS ONE
  INCH OF SLEET MAY FALL PRIOR TO THE SNOW. IT SHOULD BE NOTED
  THAT IF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET PERSIST LONGER THAN EXPECTED...
  SNOW AMOUNTS MAY NOT BE AS HIGH.

* OTHER IMPACTS: THIS QUANTITY OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION WILL
  PRODUCE TREACHEROUS CONDITIONS AND CAUSE SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL
  ISSUES ACROSS THE REGION. ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES WILL ALSO BE
  POSSIBLE. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES AND POSSIBLE ADJUSTMENTS TO
  SNOWFALL TOTALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ014-018-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>111-041800-
/O.CON.KPAH.WS.W.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-UNION KY-HENDERSON-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-
CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-
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...MORGANFIELD...HENDERSON...
PERRYVILLE...MARBLE HILL...CAPE GIRARDEAU...PIEDMONT...
VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON
436 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING: RAIN SHOULD BEGIN CHANGING OVER TO A BRIEF PERIOD OF
  FREEZING RAIN AND THEN SLEET FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST THIS
  MORNING. A PROLONGED PERIOD OF SLEET IS LIKELY BEFORE CHANGING
  OVER TO SNOW. THIS CHANGEOVER WILL LIKELY TAKE PLACE BY NOON
  NORTH OF ROUTE 13 IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. HOWEVER...THE CHANGEOVER
  MAY TAKE MUCH LONGER ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...FAR
  SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...AND SOUTHWEST INDIANA. SNOW...MODERATE TO
  HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS THIS EVENING
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE TONIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT: BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE
  EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM FOUR TO SIX INCHES GENERALLY NORTH AND
  WEST OF A LINE FROM MOUNT CARMEL ILLINOIS TO PERRYVILLE AND VAN
  BUREN MISSOURI. SOUTH AND EAST OF THAT LINE...SIX TO EIGHT
  INCHES IS FORECAST. AN EIGHT TO TEN INCH SWATH OF SNOWFALL IS
  POSSIBLE GENERALLY TWENTY-FIVE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM
  SIKESTON MISSOURI TO PADUCAH AND MADISONVILLE KENTUCKY KENTUCKY.
  ONE HALF TO ONE INCH OF SLEET MAY FALL PRIOR TO THE SNOW. IT
  SHOULD BE NOTED THAT IF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET PERSIST LONGER
  THAN EXPECTED...SNOW AMOUNTS MAY NOT BE AS HIGH.

* OTHER IMPACTS: THIS QUANTITY OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION WILL
  PRODUCE TREACHEROUS CONDITIONS AND CAUSE SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL
  ISSUES ACROSS THE REGION. ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES WILL ALSO BE
  POSSIBLE. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES AND POSSIBLE ADJUSTMENTS TO
  SNOWFALL TOTALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$



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