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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





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