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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
330 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-032130-
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-
330 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI.

...A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA FROM
EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

AS LIGHT RAIN SPREADS ACROSS THE QUAD STATE REGION LATE TONIGHT...
IT MAY BEGIN AS LIGHT FREEZING RAIN FOR 2 OR 3 HOURS ACROSS
SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND NORTHERN PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS
MAINLY NORTH OF ROUTE 13. IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE MINOR AT
THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST
TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS FORECAST TO FALL
MAINLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE OHIO RIVER. A FEW FLOODING ISSUES
MAY RESULT FROM THE COMBINATION OF SNOW MELT AND THE HEAVY
RAINS...ESPECIALLY WHERE THUNDERSTORMS OCCUR. SEVERE WEATHER IS
NOT EXPECTED.

THE RAIN IS FORECAST TO CHANGE TO SLEET AND EVENTUALLY SNOW WEDNESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS MUCH COLDER AIR RUSHES IN BEHIND A STRONG
COLD FRONT. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE
ACROSS ALL OF THE OUTLOOK AREA. PLEASE REFER TO THE WINTER STORM
WATCH FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE
ACCUMULATIONS AND THEIR ASSOCIATED IMPACTS THROUGH MID WEEK.

$$

JP




Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
322 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.SUB FREEZING AIR IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT COMBINED WITH
ABUNDANT ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE WILL LIKELY PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT
SNOWFALL ACROSS THE REGION.

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-030530-
/O.NEW.KPAH.WS.A.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-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
322 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING: RAIN SHOULD BEGIN CHANGING OVER TO SLEET AND SNOW FROM
  NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST STARTING EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
  ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
  MORNING WITH THE HIGHEST ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* 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 ROCKPORT INDIANA TO DEXTER MISSOURI WITH SIX
  TO TEN INCHES POSSIBLE SOUTH AND EAST OF THAT LINE.

* OTHER IMPACTS: THIS MUCH SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE NUMEROUS TRAVEL
  ISSUES ACROSS THE REGION. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD MAKE
  PREPARATIONS NOW FOR THIS UPCOMING WINTER STORM AND STAY TUNED
  FOR UPDATES AND THE POSSIBLE UPGRADE TO A WINTER STORM WARNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT WOULD GREATLY IMPACT
TRAVEL. STAY TUNED FOR LATER STATEMENTS. THIS WATCH WILL BE
UPGRADED TO A WARNING IF WINTER STORM CONDITIONS BECOME MORE
CERTAIN.

&&

$$

JP



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