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NWS Paducah Upgrades Winter Storm Watch to a Warning

Bill Stephens

February 1st, 2022

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...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation is possible. Total snow and
  sleet accumulations of one half to 2 inches, and ice
  accumulations of one quarter of an inch with locally higher
  amounts possible.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Indiana, southeast Missouri,
  western Kentucky and southern Illinois. This area is generally
  along and east of a line from Poplar Bluff and Cape Girardeau
  Missouri to Marion and Albion Illinois, stretching eastward to
  Mayfield and Henderson Kentucky to Santa Claus Indiana.

* WHEN...From Wednesday evening through late Thursday night.

* IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the
  ice. Travel could be nearly impossible and should be avoided
  unless absolutely necessary. The hazardous conditions could
  impact those travelers during the morning or evening commutes,
  especially on Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

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