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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
626 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-098>101-MOZ052-060-061-063-064-011230-
/O.CON.KLSX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150302T0000Z/
BOND IL-CALHOUN IL-CLINTON IL-FAYETTE IL-GREENE IL-JERSEY IL-
LINCOLN MO-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON IL-MONTGOMERY IL-ST. CHARLES MO-
ST. CLAIR IL-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-ST. LOUIS MO-WARREN MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...EDWARDSVILLE...
LITCHFIELD...ST CHARLES...ST LOUIS...VANDALIA
626 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION THIS EVENING.
  THERE WILL BE A BIT OF A LULL LATER TONIGHT... BUT SNOW WILL
  REINTENSIFY ON SUNDAY MORNING... ESECIALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF
  INTERSTATE 70.

* ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 7 INCHES OF SNOW.

* WINDS...SOUTH 5 MPH OR LESS.

* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES... OVERPASSES...AND
  UNTREATED ROADS. PARKING LOTS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME
  SLIPPERY AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT 6 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW IS
EXPECTED. THE RAPID ACCUMULATION OF SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL
EXTREMELY DIFFICULT...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...
MAKE SURE TO EXERCISE CAUTION. BEGIN YOUR TRAVEL WITH A TANK
FULL OF GAS...AND CARRY A WINTER STORM KIT WHICH INCLUDES A
SHOVEL... FLASHLIGHT...CELLPHONE...AND BLANKETS OF EXTRA WARM
CLOTHING.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
440 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-011200-
GREENE IL-MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-BOND IL-FAYETTE IL-CLINTON IL-
MARION IL-WASHINGTON IL-RANDOLPH IL-ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-PIKE IL-
CALHOUN IL-JERSEY IL-MADISON IL-ST. CLAIR IL-MONROE IL-KNOX MO-
LEWIS MO-SHELBY MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-RALLS MO-PIKE MO-BOONE MO-
AUDRAIN MO-MONITEAU MO-COLE MO-OSAGE MO-CALLAWAY MO-MONTGOMERY MO-
LINCOLN MO-GASCONADE MO-WARREN MO-ST. CHARLES MO-FRANKLIN MO-
ST. LOUIS MO-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-JEFFERSON MO-CRAWFORD MO-
WASHINGTON MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-IRON MO-
MADISON MO-REYNOLDS MO-
440 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN AND
CENTRAL MISSOURI AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT. SOME OF THE SNOW WILL MIX WITH AND CHANGEOVER TO SLEET
AND FREEZING RAIN FOR AREAS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70. SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE ENTIRE AREA AS
A RESULT. PLEASE SEE THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES AND WARNINGS
FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE FOR THE ENTIRE AREA ON SUNDAY
MORNING AND MAINLY FOR AREAS NEAR AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70 ON
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS
ARE EXPECTED. PLEASE SEE THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES AND
WARNINGS FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

ANOTHER ROUND OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS LIKELY FOR MONDAY
NIGHT FOR AREAS NEAR AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70. SOME ADDITIONAL
MINOR ICE GLAZING IS POSSIBLE.

THERE IS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY.

RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MIX WITH SNOW ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
BEFORE ENDING AS COLDER AIR SPILLS IN BEHIND A COLD FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ATTENTION IS REQUIRED. SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT
WINTRY PRECIPITATION TYPE AND AMOUNTS...IF OBSERVED...TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

TES




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