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NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook

NWS Hazardous Weather Outlook

Bill Stephens

February 24th, 2016

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...STRONG STORM SYSTEM BRINGING A VARIETY OF HAZARDS TODAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT TODAY FOR PARTS OF SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI FOR HEAVY SNOW. FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES
OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM CAPE
GIRARDEAU MISSOURI TO MOUNT VERNON ILLINOIS. A WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE REMAINDER OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND
MOST OF THE REST OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS FOR 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW.

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI...SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...AND EXTREME WESTERN KENTUCKY TODAY.
NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 45 MPH. SUSTAINED WINDS
WILL BE AROUND 20 MPH.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE PENNYRILE REGION OF
WESTERN KENTUCKY TODAY. THESE STORMS WILL CONTAIN LOCALLY HEAVY
RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS.

ALL OF THE WINDS AND PRECIPITATION WILL DIMINISH THIS EVENING AS
THE STORM BEGINS TO DEPART OUR REGION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE PENNYRILE REGION OF
WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHWEST INDIANA ON THURSDAY. ANY
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LESS THAN AN INCH.

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