THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI.

DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE SOUTH AND
EAST OF A OWENSBORO KENTUCKY TO NEW MADRID MISSOURI LINE. THIS
INCLUDES NEARLY ALL OF WEST KENTUCKY THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING. THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE STRONG OR DAMAGING WINDS.

AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT`S PASSAGE WILL PLUNGE TEMPERATURES INTO THE
TEENS TONIGHT. AS THE COLD AIR COMES IN...IT WILL CHANGE RAIN TO
FREEZING RAIN...THEN SLEET OR SNOW...BEFORE ENDING. LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE...BUT THE PRIMARY IMPACT WILL BE THE
QUICK PLUMMET OF TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING RESULTING IN ICY SLICK
SPOTS DEVELOPING ON AREA ROADWAYS.

WIND CHILLS LATE TONIGHT WILL FALL THROUGH THE SINGLE DIGITS FOR
MOST LOCALES AND MAY APPROACH ZERO IN OUR FAR NORTH.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SUNDAY MORNING MAY HAVE LINGERING ICY TRAVEL CONDITIONS AS
TEMPERATURES HOLD IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS. START OF DAY
WIND CHILLS MAY BE NEAR ZERO IN THE NORTH AND HOLD IN THE SINGLE
DIGITS THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.

THE COLDEST WIND CHILL MORNING WILL BE MONDAY MORNING...WITH LOW
TEMPERATURES FORECAST IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AREA WIDE AND NEGATIVE
WIND CHILLS FROM AROUND ZERO TO AS LOW AS MINUS 5 POSSIBLE AREA
WIDE.

 

Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
127 PM CST SAT DEC 17 2016
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-
MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...FAIRFIELD...ALBION...
MOUNT CARMEL...PINCKNEYVILLE...WEST FRANKFORT...MCLEANSBORO...
CARMI...CARBONDALE...MURPHYSBORO...HERRIN...HARRISBURG...
SHAWNEETOWN...JONESBORO...VIENNA...GOLCONDA...ELIZABETHTOWN...
CAIRO...MOUND CITY...METROPOLIS...FORT BRANCH...PETERSBURG...
POSEYVILLE...EVANSVILLE...BOONVILLE...ROCKPORT...HICKMAN...
CLINTON...BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SMITHLAND...
BENTON...MURRAY...MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON...
MORGANFIELD...DIXON...MADISONVILLE...HOPKINSVILLE...HENDERSON...
OWENSBORO...CALHOUN...GREENVILLE...ELKTON...PERRYVILLE...
MARBLE HILL...CAPE GIRARDEAU...JACKSON...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...
DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...
NEW MADRID

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

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...TONIGHT STARTING AROUND SUNSET THROUGH 8 PM FROM
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI INTO SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AND SOUTHWEST
INDIANA...AND FROM 9 PM TO MIDNIGHT ACROSS WEST KENTUCKY. RAIN
WILL CHANGE TO LIGHT FREEZING RAIN...FREEZING DRIZZLE...WITH
SOME LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET POSSIBLE BEFORE ENDING LATER TONIGHT.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1/10TH OF AN INCH WILL
BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT...ALONG WITH FLASH FREEZING ON AREA ROADS AS
TEMPERATURES RAPIDLY FALL IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE.
ACCUMULATIONS OF SLEET AND SNOW SHOULD BE MINOR.

* WIND CHILL...SINGLE DIGIT WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES WILL DEVELOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI INTO
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS.

* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES...OVERPASSES
AND UNTREATED ROADS. PARKING LOTS AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME
SLIPPERY AS WELL.

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.