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.
The latest road conditions for Missouri can be found on the Internet at www.traveler.modot.gov. The latest road conditions for Illinois can be found on the Internet at www.gettingaroundillinois.com.
...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.
Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY has issued a Special Weather Statement for Stoddard County. Weather provided by Bagby Wealth Management.
...Wintry conditions expected today...
Strong northwest winds will gust 20 to 35 mph today. With temperatures stuck in the middle 30s through the day, wind chills will generally be in the teens and 20s. If the blustery conditions were not enough, there will be a mixture of light rain and light snow mainly east of the Mississippi River through at least the morning hours. Some minor snow accumulations will be possible on grassy areas.
Remember to wear layered clothing, a hat, and gloves or mittens, if you must go outside today.
Stoddard County, MO - The National Weather Service in Paducah, KY has issued a Special Statement for Stoddard County. Weather is provided by Bagby Wealth Management.
...Gusty Winds Through This Afternoon...
Winds from the south to southwest will strengthen this morning through the afternoon across the Missouri Bootheel region, far southern and southeastern Illinois, southwestern Indiana, and western Kentucky. Wind gusts of 30 to 35 mph are expected at times.
Over the southern Pennyrile Region of western Kentucky, gusts up to 40 mph cannot be ruled out this afternoon. Winds will relax by early this evening.
Drivers on east-west roads should be alert for cross winds. Additionally, unsecured holiday decorations may be blown around.