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Winter Storm WATCH issued for Late Tuesday Through Midday Thursday

Winter Storm WATCH issued for Late Tuesday Through Midday Thursday

Bill Stephens

February 8th, 2021

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...Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain expected into the overnight
tonight...
 ...More significant wintry precipitation expected late
Tuesday night through Thursday morning...

.Snow and sleet will develop into the evening hours for the
Advisory area. Later this evening and overnight, light freezing
drizzle or freezing rain is expected to create a thin glaze on top
of the snow.

Another extended period of wintry precipitation is expected from
late Tuesday night through Thursday morning, with potentially
significant ice accumulations possible.

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Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
White-Jackson-Williamson-Saline-Gallatin-Gibson-Pike-Posey-
Vanderburgh-Warrick-Spencer-Union KY-Henderson-Perry MO-Bollinger-
Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-Ripley-Butler-
Including the cities of Mount Vernon, Fairfield, Albion,
Mount Carmel, Pinckneyville, West Frankfort, McLeansboro, Carmi,
Carbondale, Murphysboro, Herrin, Harrisburg, Shawneetown,
Fort Branch, Petersburg, Poseyville, Evansville, Boonville,
Rockport, Morganfield, Henderson, Perryville, Marble Hill,
Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Piedmont, Van Buren, Doniphan,
and Poplar Bluff
247 PM CST Mon Feb 8 2021

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
TUESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Winter Weather Advisory, mixed precipitation is
  expected. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice
  accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are possible. For
  the Winter Storm Watch, there is the potential for heavy mixed
  precipitation. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and
  ice accumulations of up to one quarter of an inch are possible.

* WHERE...The Advisory is for southwest Indiana, northwest
  Kentucky, portions of southeast Missouri west of a Cape
  Girardeau to Poplar Bluff line, and portions of southern
  Illinois along and north of Route 13. The Winter Storm Watch is
  for the entire area.

* WHEN...For the Winter Weather Advisory, until 6 AM CST
  Tuesday. For the Winter Storm Watch, from late Tuesday night
  through Thursday morning.

* IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are possible due to the
  ice. Travel could be dangerous. The hazardous conditions could
  impact the morning or evening commute. Stay tuned for updates on
  the current winter weather and also the potential mid week
  winter system.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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