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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Stoddard County
March 03rd 2015 by Dee Loflin
Winter Storm Warning Issued for Stoddard County
Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning!! 

Issued by The National Weather Service Paducah, KY

Tue, Mar 3, 2:51 pm CST
  • ... WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY...
  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW... SLEET... AND FREEZING RAIN WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
  • * TIMING: RAIN SHOULD BEGIN CHANGING OVER TO FREEZING RAIN... SLEET AND SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST STARTING EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE CHANGEOVER TO SNOW WILL PROGRESS SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE CHANGEOVER TO SLEET AND SNOW IS NOT EXPECTED TO OCCUR UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON GENERALLY SOUTH AND EAST OF THE OHIO RIVER. THE SNOW WILL THEN TAPER OFF FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
  • * MAIN IMPACT: BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING... SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM FOUR TO SIX INCHES GENERALLY NORTH AND WEST OF A LINE FROM MOUNT CARMEL ILLINOIS TO PERRYVILLE TO VAN BUREN TO DONIPHAN MISSOURI. SOUTH AND EAST OF THAT LINE SIX TO EIGHT INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. AN EIGHT TO TEN INCH SWATH OF SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE GENERALLY TWENTY-FIVE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM NEW MADRID MISSOURI TO CALHOUN KENTUCKY. AS MUCH AS ONE INCH OF SLEET MAY FALL PRIOR TO THE SNOW... PARTICULARLY ACROSS WESTERN KENTUCKY AND FAR SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.
  • * OTHER IMPACTS: THIS MUCH SNOW AND SLEET WILL PRODUCE TREACHEROUS CONDITIONS AND CAUSE SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL ISSUES ACROSS THE REGION. ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. CONFIDENCE IS HIGH IN THE OUTCOME OF THIS STORM SYSTEM SO MAKE PREPARATIONS NOW. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES AND POSSIBLE ADJUSTMENTS TO SNOWFALL TOTALS.
  • PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
  • A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW... SLEET... AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.


Last Updated on March 03rd 2015 by Dee Loflin




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