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KY Highway Crews Prepare for Near-Blizzard Conditions Overnight

KY Highway Crews Prepare for Near-Blizzard Conditions Overnight

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 19th, 2019

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Urge Motorists to Avoid Unnecessary Travel Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in District 2 are planning to ramp up operations starting about 5:00 p.m., CST, to prepare for the possibility of near-bilzzard conditions during the overnight hours. KYTC Engineers are urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel […]

NWS PADUCAH…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT…

NWS PADUCAH…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT…

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 19th, 2019

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…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT… * WHAT…A period of heavy snow is expected late this afternoon and this evening. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected. Locally higher amounts are possible. Winds may gust as […]

NWS – Flood Warning Continues for Ohio River

NWS – Flood Warning Continues for Ohio River

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 31st, 2018

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…The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Indiana… Kentucky…Illinois and Missouri… Ohio River at Newburgh Dam…Mount Vernon…J.T. Myers Dam… Shawneetown and Cairo .Minor flooding continues along the Lower Ohio River. The river at the Newburgh Dam has temporarily dropped below flood stage and […]

Wind Advisory Posted for WSON Listening Area

Wind Advisory Posted for WSON Listening Area

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 26th, 2018

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…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 3 AM CST FRIDAY… The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 3 AM Thursday to 3 AM CST Friday. * TIMING… Late tonight through Thursday, into Thursday […]

Special Weather Statement NWS Paducah

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 5th, 2018

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…Slick spots possible on the early morning commute… While the heaviest snow shower activity has come to an end, the combination of wet roads from earlier snow and sub-freezing temperatures may create patchy slick spots in the form of black ice on some roadways. This […]

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT…

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 4th, 2018

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* WHAT…Snow Showers. Additional snow accumulations mostly less than 1 inch. Isolated amounts around 1 inch possible. * WHERE…Portions of southwest Indiana, western Kentucky and southern Illinois. * WHEN…Until midnight CST tonight. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the […]

Hazardous Weather Outlook for Dec. 1st-NWS Paducah

Hazardous Weather Outlook for Dec. 1st-NWS Paducah

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 1st, 2018

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This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast Missouri. .DAY ONE…Today and Tonight Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible today. Some storms may be severe with damaging wind gusts and hail. An isolated tornado or two […]

NWS Special Weather Statement-Roads Could be Slick This Morning

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

November 13th, 2018

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Light snow will gradually come to an end from west to east across the region through 8 AM. After sunrise, the snow should be limited to the Pennyrile region of west Kentucky, where temperatures are expected to linger just above freezing. While the snow has […]

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING…NWS

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING…NWS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 30th, 2018

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…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING… The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a * Flood Watch for all of western Kentucky, the counties of Massac, Pope, and Hardin in southern Illinois, and the counties of Vanderburgh, Warrick, and Spencer […]

Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds

Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

October 17th, 2018

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By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren’t […]