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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
246 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-302115-
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
246 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY OVER THE WEEKEND...

A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE QUAD STATE
REGION TONIGHT. BEHIND THE FRONT NORTHWEST WINDS WILL USHER IN
THE COLDEST AIR OF THE SEASON THUS FAR.

TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP INTO THE UPPER 20S TO AROUND 32
DEGREES OVER THE REGION STARTING AFTER MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT. WITH
LIGHT WINDS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT, FROST
FORMATION WILL LIKELY BE LIMITED TO PROTECTED AREAS.

HIGHS ARE ONLY EXPECTED TO TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 40S SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...AND THEN BOTTOM OUT IN THE UPPER 20S BY EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING. TEMPERATURES SHOULD ONCE AGAIN FALL AT OR BELOW THE
FREEZING MARK STARTING AROUND MIDNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT. WITH WINDS
EXPECTED TO BE CALM DURING THIS PERIOD...A WIDESPREAD FROST IS
LIKELY.

TEMPERATURES THIS COLD WILL BRING AN END TO THE GROWING SEASON. A
FREEZE WARNING WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR ALL OR PART OF THE QUAD
STATE REGION THIS WEEKEND.

NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO MAKE PLANS TO BRING IN OR PROTECT ANY
SENSITIVE PLANTS FROM THE COLD THIS WEEKEND.

$$

JP




Freeze Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1052 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FIRST WIDESPREAD FREEZING TEMPERATURES OF THE SEASON EXPECTED
THIS WEEKEND...

.COLD CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING IN MUCH COLDER AIR INTO
THE QUAD STATE REGION BEHIND A COLD FRONT ON FRIDAY. MUCH COLDER
AIR WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA UNDER BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS. AS THE
WIND DIMINISH AND SKIES CLEAR OUT...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE
FOR FREEZING TEMPERATURES LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
MORNING...AND AGAIN SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING. ALTHOUGH
FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL BE THE PRIMARY CONCERN...WINDS WILL LIMIT
FROST DEVELOPMENT FRIDAY NIGHT. MODERATE TO HEAVY FROST WILL BE
LIKELY BY SUNDAY MORNING.

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-310800-
/O.NEW.KPAH.FZ.A.0002.141101T0500Z-141102T1400Z/
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
1052 AM CDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A FREEZE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING. THIS WATCH COVERS ALL OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND WEST KENTUCKY.


* TEMPERATURES WILL DROP BELOW AT OR BELOW THE FREEZING MARK BY
  MIDNIGHT FRIDAY NIGHT OVER SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...THEN SPREAD
  SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REST OF THE REGION THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS SATURDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES SATURDAY MORNING WILL RANGE
  FROM 26 TO 31 DEGREES.

  FOR SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...TEMPERATURES SHOULD DROP BELOW
  FREEZING NO LATER THAN 10 PM CDT SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH LOWS
  RANGING BETWEEN 26 AND 32 DEGREES.

  TEMPERATURES SHOULD RISE ABOVE FREEZING AFTER 9 AM CDT ON
  SATURDAY AND 8 AM CST ON SUNDAY.

* IMPACTS WILL BE TWOFOLD. COLD TEMPERATURES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
  WILL DAMAGE SENSITIVE PLANTS LEFT UNCOVERED AND LEFT OUTDOORS.
  MODERATE TO HEAVY FROST EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY WILL
  ALSO DAMAGE PLANTS. THE COLD TEMPERATURES WILL ESSENTIALLY END
  THE OUTDOOR GROWING SEASON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

SMITH






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