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Winter Storm Warning for WSON Listening Area

Winter Storm Warning for WSON Listening Area

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 11th, 2018

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…A burst of heavy wet snow expected late today and tonight…

.A low pressure system will form over the Tennessee Valley this
evening. Colder north winds will cause rain to change to snow. A
burst of heavy snow could produce a quick 1 to 3 inches, with
isolated higher totals possible.

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Including the cities of Shawneetown, Golconda, Elizabethtown,
Metropolis, Clinton, Bardwell, Wickliffe, Paducah, Mayfield,
Smithland, Benton, Marion, Eddyville, Princeton, Morganfield,
Dixon, Madisonville, Henderson, Owensboro, Calhoun,
and Greenville
137 PM CDT Sun Mar 11 2018

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT MONDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to
5 inches are expected. Isolated higher amounts are possible in
small bands of heavy snow.

* WHERE…Portions of western Kentucky and southern Illinois.

* WHEN…Until 4 AM CDT Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on difficult travel conditions. Be
prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. Snow
accumulations are expected, especially on grass, trees and
untreated,elevated roadways. However, more hazardous travel
conditions mat occur if the snow rates increase with
temperatures near freezing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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