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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1013 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...MINOR FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS AND SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND
SLEET ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.SUB FREEZING AIR IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT COMBINED WITH
ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL LIKELY PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND SLEET
AS WELL AS LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF FREEZING RAIN ACROSS THE
REGION.

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-041030-
/O.CON.KPAH.WS.W.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
1013 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING: RAIN SHOULD BEGIN CHANGING OVER TO FREEZING RAIN...
  SLEET AND SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST STARTING EARLY
  WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE CHANGEOVER TO SNOW WILL PROGRESS
  SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE CHANGEOVER TO SLEET AND
  SNOW IS NOT EXPECTED TO OCCUR UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
  GENERALLY SOUTH AND EAST OF THE OHIO RIVER. THE SNOW WILL THEN
  TAPER OFF FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* 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 MOUNT CARMEL ILLINOIS TO PERRYVILLE TO VAN
  BUREN TO DONIPHAN MISSOURI. SOUTH AND EAST OF THAT LINE SIX TO
  EIGHT INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. AN EIGHT TO TEN INCH SWATH OF
  SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE GENERALLY TWENTY-FIVE MILES EITHER SIDE OF
  A LINE FROM NEW MADRID MISSOURI TO CALHOUN KENTUCKY. AS MUCH AS
  ONE INCH OF SLEET MAY FALL PRIOR TO THE SNOW...PARTICULARLY
  ACROSS WESTERN KENTUCKY AND FAR SOUTHEAST MISSOURI. IT SHOULD BE
  NOTED THAT IF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET PERSIST LONGER THAN
  EXPECTED...SNOW AMOUNTS WOULD NOT BE AS HIGH.

* OTHER IMPACTS: THIS MUCH SNOW AND SLEET WILL PRODUCE TREACHEROUS
  CONDITIONS AND CAUSE SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL ISSUES ACROSS THE
  REGION. ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. CONFIDENCE
  IS FAIRLY HIGH IN THE OUTCOME OF THIS STORM SYSTEM...SO MAKE
  PREPARATIONS NOW. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES AND POSSIBLE
  ADJUSTMENTS TO SNOWFALL TOTALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

MEFFERT




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
332 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-042145-
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-
332 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS FORECAST THIS AFTERNOON AND ESPECIALLY
TONIGHT. FOR THIS REASON...A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT FOR
FAR SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND MUCH OF WESTERN KENTUCKY...WHERE THE
HEAVIEST RAIN IS FORECAST TO FALL. PLEASE REFER TO THE FLOOD WATCH
FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN MAY CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING ACROSS THE
FLOOD WATCH AREA. REFER TO THE WATCH FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

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 AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS AS WELL
AS MINOR FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY ACROSS THE
OUTLOOK AREA. CONSEQUENTLY...A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN
ISSUED AND IS IN EFFECT ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. PLEASE REFER TO THE WARNING FOR ADDITIONAL
DETAILS.

SUB ZERO WIND CHILLS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS NORTH OF ROUTE 13 EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD REPORT ANY FLOODING ISSUES THAT MAY DEVELOP
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. SPOTTERS ARE ALSO ENCOURAGED TO REPORT
SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND THEIR ASSOCIATED IMPACTS
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$

JP




Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
313 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOODING POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.HEAVY RAINFALL AND SNOW MELT WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE THE
POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND MUCH OF
WESTERN KENTUCKY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.

KYZ001>013-015>017-019>022-MOZ112-114-041000-
/O.CON.KPAH.FA.A.0002.150304T0000Z-150304T1800Z/
/00000.0.IC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-LIVINGSTON-
MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-
CHRISTIAN-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-MUHLENBERG-TODD-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HICKMAN...CLINTON...BARDWELL...
WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SMITHLAND...BENTON...MURRAY...
MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON...DIXON...MADISONVILLE...
HOPKINSVILLE...OWENSBORO...CALHOUN...GREENVILLE...ELKTON...
CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
313 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...
  BALLARD...CALDWELL...CALLOWAY...CARLISLE...CHRISTIAN...
  CRITTENDEN...DAVIESS...FULTON...GRAVES...HICKMAN...HOPKINS...
  LIVINGSTON...LYON...MARSHALL...MCCRACKEN...MCLEAN...
  MUHLENBERG...TODD...TRIGG AND WEBSTER. IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...
   MISSISSIPPI AND NEW MADRID.

* THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY

* RECENT SNOW MELT HAS RESULTED IN SATURATED GROUND ACROSS THE
  FLOOD WATCH AREA. HEAVY RAIN FORECAST TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
  MORNING WILL RESULT IN EXCESSIVE RUNOFF AND MAY LEAD TO
  FLOODING.

* MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT WATER ON ROADS...AND BE PREPARED TO
  FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. THOSE IN LOW LYING AREAS WILL BE MOST
  PRONE TO FLOODING.

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

JP




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