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Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 3 AM CST Saturday

Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 3 AM CST Saturday

Bill Stephens

January 22nd, 2016

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The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Winter Weather ADVISORY which is in effect until 3 AM CST Saturday for all of western Kentucky, southern Illinois, and southern Indiana.

Although accumulating snows have now ended across the region… Blowing and Drifting Snow will continue to occur through much of the evening. Some drifts to around 2 feet have Been reported…With Northerly wind gusts from 30 to 40 mph. This will cause some plowed roads to drift back over tonight. Be especially cautious if traveling through rural areas and out in open country where wind speeds will be higher. East/west oriented roads will be the most affected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A Winter Weather advisory for blowing snow means that visibilities will be limited Due to strong winds blowing snow around. Use caution when traveling.

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