Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
301 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

KYZ001>022-051515-
FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-LIVINGSTON-
MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-UNION KY-WEBSTER-
HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-MUHLENBERG-TODD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HICKMAN...CLINTON...BARDWELL...
WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SMITHLAND...BENTON...MURRAY...
MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON...MORGANFIELD...DIXON...
MADISONVILLE...HOPKINSVILLE...HENDERSON...OWENSBORO...CALHOUN...
GREENVILLE...ELKTON
301 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...INTERSTATE 24 FROM MILE MARKER 16 TO 24 IS CLOSED...

DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE WREAKED HAVOC TO AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15
INCH AMOUNTS...WITH SNOW STILL FALLING...HAVE BEEN REPORTED.

THE RESULT HAS BEEN NEARLY IMPASSABLE ROAD CONDITIONS. MARSHALL
COUNTY EMA REPORTS INTERSTATE 24 IS CLOSED BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 16
AND 24 IN MARSHALL COUNTY. IT IS LIKELY TO REMAIN CLOSED INTO THE
EARLY DAYLIGHT HOURS AS CREWS ATTEMPT TO CLEAR THE ROADWAY OF OVER
ONE FOOT OF SNOW...WITH HIGHER DRIFTS.

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF WESTERN
KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE PENNYRILE REGION...THROUGH 6 AM.

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED
IF AT ALL POSSIBLE.

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