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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1024 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

INZ021-028>031-035>049-051>057-311130-
/O.CON.KIND.WS.A.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T1200Z/
CARROLL-WARREN-TIPPECANOE-CLINTON-HOWARD-FOUNTAIN-MONTGOMERY-
BOONE-TIPTON-HAMILTON-MADISON-DELAWARE-RANDOLPH-VERMILLION-PARKE-
PUTNAM-HENDRICKS-MARION-HANCOCK-HENRY-VIGO-CLAY-OWEN-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-SHELBY-RUSH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAFAYETTE...FRANKFORT...KOKOMO...
CRAWFORDSVILLE...ANDERSON...MUNCIE...INDIANAPOLIS...TERRE HAUTE...
SHELBYVILLE
1024 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* ACCUMULATIONS: 6 TO 9 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

* BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING.

IMPACTS...

* SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH VERY HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

TIMING...

* THE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
  MORNING. HOWEVER...THE MAJORITY OF THE SNOW ACCUMULATION IS
  ANTICIPATED TO OCCUR EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
  EVENING. ALSO THIS IS WHEN MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS MOST
  LIKELY TO TAKE PLACE.

CONFIDENCE...

* CONFIDENCE IS MEDIUM TO HIGH THAT HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR...
  HOWEVER THERE IS LOWER CONFIDENCE IN EXACT AMOUNTS AND THE
  EXACT LOCATION OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
901 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM TO BRING HEAVY SNOWFALL THIS WEEKEND...

.A DEVELOPING WINTER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD SNOW
ACROSS THE AREA LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON...WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO
FALL THROUGH SUNDAY. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
OVER MUCH OF EASTERN IOWA...NORTHWEST ILLINOIS AND FAR NORTHEAST
MISSOURI. DEVELOPING STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS ON SUNDAY MAY RESULT
IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. SOME UNCERTAINTY IN
THE TRACK OF THIS STORM REMAINS...WHICH WILL AFFECT WHERE THE HEAVIEST
SNOW IS EXPECTED. STAY INFORMED WITH THE LATEST FORECAST UPDATES
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

IAZ063>068-076>078-087>089-098-099-ILZ007-009-015>018-024>026-034-
035-MOZ009-010-311115-
/O.CON.KDVN.WS.A.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
IOWA-JOHNSON-CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-
LOUISA-JEFFERSON-HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-CARROLL-
WHITESIDE-ROCK ISLAND-HENRY IL-BUREAU-PUTNAM-MERCER-HENDERSON-
WARREN-HANCOCK-MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARENGO...IOWA CITY...TIPTON...
CLINTON...MUSCATINE...BETTENDORF...DAVENPORT...SIGOURNEY...
WASHINGTON...WAPELLO...FAIRFIELD...MOUNT PLEASANT...BURLINGTON...
KEOSAUQUA....FORT MADISON...MOUNT CARROLL...STERLING...
ROCK FALLS...MOLINE...ROCK ISLAND...KEWANEE...PRINCETON...
HENNEPIN...ALEDO...OQUAWKA...MONMOUTH...CARTHAGE...MACOMB...
MEMPHIS...KAHOKA
901 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON
  OR EVENING SATURDAY...AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY
  SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES LIKELY. HEAVIER
  AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE EAST OF A LINE FROM FREEPORT TO
  MACOMB ILLINOIS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
  SUNDAY... RESULTING IN BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. ON
  SUNDAY...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL CREATE AREAS OF LOW
  VISIBILITY AND MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT FOR ROAD CREWS TO KEEP
  ROADS CLEAR...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...AND/OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT WOULD SERIOUSLY
IMPACT TRAVEL. MONITOR LATER FORECASTS FOR UPDATES.

&&

$$

RP KINNEY/SHEETS

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
852 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW OF SEVERAL INCHES LIKELY SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

ILZ003-004-008-010-011-019>021-032-039-311100-
/O.CON.KLOT.WS.A.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T0600Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-OGLE-LEE-DE KALB-LA SALLE-KENDALL-GRUNDY-
LIVINGSTON-FORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...OREGON...DIXON...
DEKALB...OTTAWA...OSWEGO...MORRIS...PONTIAC...PAXTON
852 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY
  EVENING AND CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...POTENTIAL FOR GREATER THAN 6 INCHES NORTH OF
  INTERSTATE 88...AND POSSIBLY IN EXCESS OF 8 INCHES SOUTH OF
  INTERSTATE 88.

* MAIN IMPACT...PERIODS OF SNOW COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY
  UNDER A MILE AND SNOW COVERED ROADS...MAKING FOR VERY
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE
  AREA ON SUNDAY...AND THIS WILL LIKELY LEAD TO BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN OPEN
  AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR
THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
852 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW OF SEVERAL INCHES LIKELY SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

ILZ005-006-012>014-022-023-033-INZ001-002-010-011-019-311100-
/O.CON.KLOT.WS.A.0002.150201T0300Z-150202T1200Z/
MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-WILL-KANKAKEE-IROQUOIS-LAKE IN-
PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WOODSTOCK...WAUKEGAN...AURORA...
WHEATON...CHICAGO...JOLIET...KANKAKEE...WATSEKA...GARY...
VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...RENSSELAER...FOWLER
852 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015 /952 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015/

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA SATURDAY EVENING AND
  CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...POTENTIAL IN EXCESS OF 8 INCHES OF SNOW...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 88 AND NEAR LAKE
  MICHIGAN.

* MAIN IMPACT...PERIODS OF SNOW COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VISIBILITY
  UNDER A MILE AND SNOW COVERED ROADS...MAKING FOR VERY
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE
  AREA ON SUNDAY...AND THIS WILL LIKELY LEAD TO BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING SNOW. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN OPEN
  AREAS AND ALONG THE IMMEDIATE LAKEFRONT. WIND GUSTS ALONG THE
  SHORE COULD APPROACH 40 MPH SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY
  EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
800 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-MIZ077>081-OHZ001-002-004-
005-015-016-024-025-311300-
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.A.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T0300Z/
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-
STARKE-PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-
WHITE-CASS IN-MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-
JAY-BERRIEN-CASS MI-ST. JOSEPH MI-BRANCH-HILLSDALE-WILLIAMS-
FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-ALLEN OH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...
NAPPANEE...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...SHIPSHEWANA...ANGOLA...FREMONT...
KENDALLVILLE...LIGONIER...ALBION...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...
NORTH JUDSON...BASS LAKE...WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...MEDARYVILLE...
PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...CULVER...ROCHESTER...AKRON...WARSAW...
WINONA LAKE...SYRACUSE...MENTONE...COLUMBIA CITY...TRI-LAKES...
SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...NEW HAVEN...MONTICELLO...BROOKSTON...
MONON...LOGANSPORT...ROYAL CENTER...PERU...GRISSOM AFB...MEXICO...
WABASH...NORTH MANCHESTER...HUNTINGTON...ROANOKE...BLUFFTON...
OSSIAN...DECATUR...BERNE...MARION...GAS CITY...UPLAND...
HARTFORD CITY...MONTPELIER...PORTLAND...DUNKIRK...NILES...
BENTON HARBOR...ST. JOSEPH...BUCHANAN...DOWAGIAC...CASSOPOLIS...
MARCELLUS...STURGIS...THREE RIVERS...WHITE PIGEON...MENDON...
COLDWATER...BRONSON...HILLSDALE...LITCHFIELD...JONESVILLE...
BRYAN...WAUSEON...ARCHBOLD...FAYETTE...SWANTON...DEFIANCE...
SHERWOOD...HICKSVILLE...NAPOLEON...DESHLER...LIBERTY CENTER...
PAULDING...ANTWERP...MELROSE...OTTAWA...PANDORA...KALIDA...
FORT JENNINGS...VAN WERT...DELPHOS...OHIO CITY...LIMA...
SPENCERVILLE
800 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015 /700 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015/

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * HEAVY SNOW...6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND
   EVENING.

CONFIDENCE...

 * CONFIDENCE IS MEDIUM TO HIGH THAT HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR...
   HOWEVER THERE IS LOWER CONFIDENCE IN EXACT AMOUNTS AND THE
   EXACT LOCATION OF THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

IMPACTS...

 * SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH VERY HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
344 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL EXPECTED SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>057-311000-
/O.CON.KILX.WS.A.0001.150201T0000Z-150202T0600Z/
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-
MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-
COLES-EDGAR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...LINCOLN...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...
MATTOON
344 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. SOME AREAS SOUTH OF A RUSHVILLE
  TO PARIS LINE COULD SEE THE PRECIPITATION BEGIN AS A MIX OF RAIN
  AND SNOW...BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL SNOW LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTH
  OF A JACKSONVILLE TO PARIS LINE. HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 9
  INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTH OF A RUSHVILLE TO DANVILLE LINE.

* WIND...GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF UP TO 30 MPH SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY EVENING COULD CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING OF THE SNOW.

* IMPACTS...BEGINNING SATURDAY NIGHT...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW
  COVERED AND HAZARDOUS...AND LIKELY REMAIN THAT WAY THROUGH
  SUNDAY NIGHT. VISIBILITIES COULD BECOME POOR DUE TO THE BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS AND OUT IN
  THE COUNTRY...BEGINNING SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

AUTEN

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
223 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

ILZ095>097-MOZ018-019-026-027-311100-
/O.NEW.KLSX.WS.A.0001.150201T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-KNOX MO-LEWIS MO-MARION MO-PIKE IL-SHELBY MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HANNIBAL...QUINCY
223 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW ON SATURDAY EVENING WITH SNOW
  CONTINUING ON SUNDAY.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20
  MPH ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY 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 WATCH IS ADVANCED NOTICE THAT SEVERE WINTER
WEATHER IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA...IT DOES NOT MEAN IT IS A
CERTAINTY. THOSE IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BEGIN PREPARING IN CASE
THE STORM DOES MATERIALIZE. IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANNED...YOU MAY
WANT TO ADJUST YOUR TRAVEL TIME TO AVOID THE STORM. ALSO...YOU
SHOULD USE THIS ADVANCED NOTICE TO MAKE CERTAIN YOUR VEHICLE IS
WINTERIZED. MAKE PREPARATIONS AT HOME BY STOCKING EMERGENCY
SUPPLIES...SUCH AS FOOD...MEDICINE...AND EXTRA HEATING FUEL...
JUST IN CASE THE STORM MAKES TRAVEL IMPOSSIBLE. THIS IS
ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT FOR THOSE LIVING IN RURAL AREAS.

&&

$$

GLASS/GKS


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
336 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-311000-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LITCHFIELD...VANDALIA...SALEM...
CHESTER...QUINCY...EDWARDSVILLE...BELLEVILLE...HANNIBAL...
BOWLING GREEN...COLUMBIA...MEXICO...JEFFERSON CITY...ST CHARLES...
UNION...ST LOUIS...FARMINGTON
336 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER WEATHER EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THIS WEEKEND...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO PARTS OF OUR
REGION SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON
SATURDAY...AND THEN BECOME MIXED WITH AND CHANGE TO SNOW ALONG AND
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70 ON SATURDAY NIGHT. BY SUNDAY...SNOW IS
EXPECTED ALONG AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 70 CORRIDOR...WITH THE
RAIN GRADUALLY BECOMING MIXED WITH AND CHANGING OVER TO SNOW OVER
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.

EARLY INDICATIONS ARE THAT THE BRUNT OF THE STORM WILL IMPACT THE
REGION FROM SOUTHERN IOWA ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS WHERE SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS OF 8 OR MORE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. THE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
WILL DECREASE AS YOU MOVE FURTHER SOUTH AND IT APPEARS THAT 6
INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND WEST
CENTRAL ILLINOIS WHERE THERE IS NOW A WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT
FOR SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE
AS YOU HEAD SOUTH...WITH 1-2 INCHES ALONG THE INTERSTATE 70
CORRIDOR...AND LITTLE OR NO SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION ACROSS
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.

THERE REMAINS HIGHER THAN NORMAL UNCERTAINTY ON THE TEMPERATURE
PROFILE OF THE ATMOSPHERE AND TRACK OF THE STORM CENTER...THUS
CHANGES IN THE CURRENTLY FORECAST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE QUITE
POSSIBLE.

THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
MAY ENCOUNTER HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...SO PLAN YOUR TRIP
ACCORDINGLY. PLEASE BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST
INFORMATION...WATCHES...WARNINGS OR ADVISORIES.

$$

GLASS

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