Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY has issued a WINTER STORM WARNING, total snow accumulations 6 to 12 inches of snow.
All of southwest Indiana, southeast Missouri, southern Illinois and western Kentucky
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST TUESDAY...
WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations 6 to 12 inches.
WHERE...All of southwest Indiana, southeast Missouri, southern Illinois and western Kentucky.
WHEN...Tonight through Monday evening. Heaviest snow will be Monday.
IMPACTS...Travel conditions will become extremely dangerous tonight and Monday. Commutes Monday morning, Monday evening, and Tuesday morning will be impacted.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS...North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 20 mph will likely cause blowing and drifting of snow. It will remain bitterly cold. Another storm is taking aim on the area later Wednesday through Thursday. As a result, impacts may last through the end of the work week.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. It will be dangerous to be stranded for any length of time due to the bitterly cold conditions.
...MAJOR WINTER STORM STARTS TONIGHT AND CONTINUES MONDAY...
.A major winter storm will affect the area tonight through Monday. Significant accumulations of snow, along with blowing snow and bitter cold will make for extremely dangerous travel conditions. Have your affairs in order before the end of the evening. This is not the only storm we will be dealing with this week. A second significant winter storm may affect the area sometime later Wednesday into Thursday.
.Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service has issued an Ice Storm Warning for Stoddard County.
..ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...
WHAT...Significant icing expected. Total ice accumulations of two tenths to a half inch possible with the highest amounts along the southern portions of the Kentucky Pennyrile and Purchase Area. Additionally, up to a quarter inch of sleet is possible Thursday.
WHERE...Along and south of a line extending from Doniphan, Missouri, northeastward to Eddyville, Illinois, then eastward to Calhoun, Kentucky.
WHEN...From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Thursday with most of the precipitation occurring Wednesday night through Thursday.
IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are possible due to the ice. Hazardous travel conditions are expected and could impact the morning or evening commute.
Travel is strongly discouraged. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Prepare for possible power outages. Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.
...Prolonged wintry precipitation event expected later Tonight through Thursday...
A significant wintry precipitation event is expected to return across the Quad State later tonight and persist through Thursday. At this time, significant and dangerous ice accumulations are expected by Thursday morning, especially over parts of west Kentucky, the southern tip of Illinois, and the Delta region of southeast Missouri. However, notable ice accumulation is possible over the remainder of southern Illinois, southeast Missouri, and southwest Indiana.
Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY has issued a Winter Storm Watch from late Tuesday night through Thursday morning.
WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of around one quarter inch possible.
WHERE...Southeast Missouri, western Kentucky and southern Illinois.
WHEN...From late Tuesday night through Thursday morning.
IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.
...Two rounds of wintry precipitation this week...
A wintry mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will affect areas primarily north of a Poplar Bluff to Vienna Illinois to Owensboro Kentucky line overnight. A more prolonged period of wintry precipitation is expected from late Tuesday night through Thursday morning, with potentially significant ice accumulations possible.
Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY has issued a Special Weather Statement.
...Light wintry precipitation expected tonight...
Across portions of southern Missouri southeast of a Cape Girardeau to Poplar Bluff line, far southern Illinois south of Route 13, and west Kentucky, expect patchy light rain and sleet this evening to change to a mix of light snow, sleet, and freezing rain overnight.
Significant accumulations are not expected, but slippery conditions may develop on lesser traveled roads and elevated or untreated surfaces.
More significant amounts of wintry precipitation are expected to the north, such as southwest Indiana, the Marion Carbondale area, and the Ozark foothills of southeast Missouri.
Use extra caution when traveling overnight and during the early morning commute.
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Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Stoddard County, MO.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...
WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches.
WHERE...Most of southeast Missouri and locations in southern Illinois west of Interstate 57.
WHEN...From 6 AM this morning to 6 PM CST this evening.
IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Accumulating snows will reach the Ozark Foothills of southeast Missouri around daybreak and spread north and east across the rest of southeast Missouri into southwest Illinois. The snow will end late this afternoon.
Slow down and use caution while traveling.
...Accumulating Snow Expected for Portions of the Region Today...
The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for... Alexander County in southern Illinois... Pulaski County in southern Illinois... Northwestern Ballard County in western Kentucky... West Central Carlisle County in western Kentucky... Southern Bollinger County in southeastern Missouri... Butler County in southeastern Missouri... Southern Cape Girardeau County in southeastern Missouri... Mississippi County in southeastern Missouri... Northwestern New Madrid County in southeastern Missouri... Ripley County in southeastern Missouri... Scott County in southeastern Missouri... Stoddard County in southeastern Missouri... Wayne County in southeastern Missouri...
Until 300 PM CST.
At 1011 AM CST, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Overflowing poor drainage areas will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen.
Some locations that will experience flooding include... Cape Girardeau, Poplar Bluff, Sikeston, Dexter, Charleston, Scott City, East Prairie, Chaffee, Cairo, Doniphan, and Miner.
Additional rainfall of 1 inch is expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
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Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY has issued a Special Weather Statement for Stoddard County, MO.
...Visibilities lowering tonight due to fog, drizzle, and rain...
For travelers and residents alike across the Quad State region, look for visibilities drop to or remain between one and three miles this evening and overnight, due to fog and drizzle.
Through midnight, the worst visibilities will be found along and south of a line from Perryville Missouri, Marion Illinois, and Greenville Kentucky, stretching southward to the Arkansas and Tennessee state lines.
After midnight, these lowering visibilities will work northward to Interstate 64 in southern Illinois and southwest Indiana.
Widespread showers and scattered thunderstorms will expand rapidly northeast across the area after midnight, also helping to lower visibilities due to rain.
If you or those you know are planning travel across the Quad State tonight and into the morning commute on Monday, be prepared for reductions of visibility due to fog, drizzle, and rain.
Should visibility worsen below a quarter of a mile overnight over a larger area, a dense fog advisory may be warranted.
The low clouds, fog, and rain will persist during the day on Monday.