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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY…

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY…

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

December 17th, 2016

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM CST SUNDAY.

* ANOTHER BLAST OF ARCTIC AIR TONIGHT WILL CHANGE RAIN TO A LIGHT
WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING OR FROZEN PRECIPITATION TONIGHT.

* TIMING: RAIN CHANGING TO FREEZING RAIN AND POSSIBLY MIXED WITH A
LITTLE SLEET AT TIMES…

6 PM TO 9 PM……. MOUNT VERNON TO PERRYVILLE
9 PM TO MIDNIGHT… EVANSVILLE TO PADUCAH
MIDNIGHT TO 3 AM… OWENSBORO TO MAYFIELD
3 AM TO 6 AM……. CADIZ TO HOPKINSVILLE

* MAIN IMPACT: ICY ROAD CONDITIONS…QUICK FREEZING SLICK SPOTS
DEVELOPING. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF FREEZING RAIN…SLEET OR SNOW
WILL CAUSE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL HAZARDS AS SLICK SPOTS QUICKLY
DEVELOP ON AREA ROADWAYS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: FLASH FREEZING OF WET ROADS AS TEMPERATURE
PLUMMETS BELOW 32 DEGREES QUICKLY TONIGHT. LIGHT COATING OF
SNOW POSSIBLE TOO BEFORE RAINY AND ICY PRECIPITATION ENDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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