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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for WMSK Listening Area

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for WMSK Listening Area

Bill Stephens

February 8th, 2021

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...Snow and Freezing Rain Expected This Afternoon and Tonight...

.A band of snow is expected to spread eastward along the I-64
corridor in southern Illinois and southwest Indiana late this
afternoon through this evening. Later this evening and overnight,
light freezing drizzle or freezing rain is expected to create a
thin glaze on top of the snow.

ILZ075>078-080>087-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ014-018-082200-
/O.NEW.KPAH.WW.Y.0003.210208T2100Z-210209T1200Z/
Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
White-Jackson-Williamson-Saline-Gallatin-Gibson-Pike-Posey-
Vanderburgh-Warrick-Spencer-Union KY-Henderson-
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, and Henderson
354 AM CST Mon Feb 8 2021

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow will change to light freezing rain late this
  evening. Snow accumulations will average an inch, with some
  locally higher amounts. A light glaze of ice accumulation is
  expected on top of the snow.

* WHERE...Southwest Indiana, portions of southern Illinois along
  and north of Highway 13, as well as Union and Henderson
  counties in western Kentucky.

* WHEN...From 3 PM this afternoon to 6 AM CST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slick roads and sidewalks. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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