Winter Storm Warning UPDATE

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    Winter Storm Warning UPDATE

    This is the only Winter Storm Warning I have received so far

    OHIO-GRAYSON-BUTLER-EDMONSON-LOGAN-WARREN-SIMPSON-ALLEN-BARREN-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BEAVER DAM...HARTFORD...LEITCHFIELD...
    MORGANTOWN...BROWNSVILLE...RUSSELLVILLE...BOWLING GREEN...
    FRANKLIN...PROVIDENCE...SCOTTSVILLE...GLASGOW
    1104 AM CST TUE JAN 19 2016

    ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 6 PM CST
    WEDNESDAY...

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOUISVILLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
    STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 6
    PM CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

    * TIMING...SNOW BEGINNING BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 3 AM WEDNESDAY.
    THE BULK OF THE SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 3
    AM AND NOON.

    * ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED. PRECIPITATION
    MAY END AS LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE...CREATING A GLAZE ON
    MOST SURFACES.

    * MAIN IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR THE
    WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE. EXPECT TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES AND PLAN
    FOR DELAYS IN GETTING TO YOUR DESTINATION. SNOW WILL QUICKLY
    ACCUMULATE ON ROAD SURFACES.

    * OTHER IMPACTS...A BRIEF PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE OR RAIN
    IS POSSIBLE AS THE SNOW ENDS WEDNESDAY MORNING. A FEW HUNDREDTHS
    OF AN INCH OF ACCUMULATION ARE POSSIBLE BEFORE THE END OF THE
    DAY WEDNESDAY.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
    CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
    ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
    EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
    FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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    For Western KY.

    WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION IL-JOHNSON-POPE-HARDIN-ALEXANDER-
    PULASKI-MASSAC-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CRITTENDEN-
    LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-MCLEAN-
    MUHLENBERG-TODD-
    INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HERRIN...HARRISBURG...SHAWNEETOWN...
    JONESBORO...VIENNA...GOLCONDA...ELIZABETHTOWN...CA IRO...
    MOUND CITY...METROPOLIS...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...SMITHLAN D...
    BENTON...MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON... MORGANFIELD...
    DIXON...MADISONVILLE...HOPKINSVILLE...CALHOUN...GR EENVILLE...
    ELKTON
    1204 PM CST TUE JAN 19 2016

    ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
    CST WEDNESDAY...

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
    WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST
    WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

    * ACCUMULATIONS...AN AVERAGE OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IS EXPECTED ACROSS
    THE ENTIRE AREA. SLEET WILL BE MIXED WITH THE SNOW AT
    TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND IN SOUTHWEST
    KENTUCKY CLOSER TO THE TENNESSEE BORDER.

    * HEAVIEST SNOW CHANCE...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVIER SNOW
    TO PRODUCE A 6 TO 8 INCH SWATH...MOST LIKELY SOMEWHERE BETWEEN
    THE OHIO RIVER AND THE TENNESSEE BORDER ACROSS WESTERN KENTUCKY
    AND EXTENDING INTO AND ACROSS ADJACENT PARTS OF FAR SOUTHERN
    ILLINOIS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.

    * LESSER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL SLIGHTLY
    LESS WILL OCCUR...LIKE A 2 TO 3 INCH SWATH...MOST LIKELY ALONG
    THE INTERSTATE 64 CORRIDOR FROM MOUNT VERNON ILLINOIS INTO
    SOUTHWEST INDIANA.

    * TIMING... SNOW WILL MOVE INTO THE OZARKS OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
    AND BORDERING MISSISSIPPI RIVER LOCALES OF SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS
    SHORTLY AFTER NIGHTFALL. THE SNOW WILL THEN SPREAD ACROSS
    SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AND THE REMAINDER OF SOUTHEAST
    MISSOURI...THREATENING SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND SOUTHWEST
    KENTUCKY...BY MIDNIGHT.

    AFTER MIDNIGHT...EVERYONE WILL SEE ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL. THE
    SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES...AND COULD MIX WITH
    SLEET...ESPECIALLY FARTHER SOUTH.

    THE SNOW WILL STILL BE GOING PRETTY GOOD AROUND DAYBREAK INTO
    THE EARLY MORNING HOURS IN THE SOUTHERN PENNYRILE AREA OF
    WESTERN KENTUCKY...BUT WILL BE GENERALLY TAPERING OFF FROM
    NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST DURING THE WEDNESDAY MORNING
    HOURS...ENDING BY MIDDAY WEDNESDAY.

    * MAIN IMPACT... THE SNOW WILL READILY STICK TO PAVED SURFACES...
    CAUSING A RAPID DETERIORATION OF TRAVEL CONDITIONS. THE
    WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE WILL BE VERY HAZARDOUS. TRAVEL WILL BE
    DIFFICULT AND IS DISCOURAGED.

    * OTHER IMPACTS... VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO A MILE OR LESS AT
    TIMES DURING THE HEAVY PRECIPITATION...MAINLY LATE TONIGHT AND
    EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. IF THERE IS ANY FREEZING RAIN...IT WILL
    BE SHORT LIVED AND CONFINED MAINLY TO LOCALES CLOSER TO THE
    TENNESSEE BORDER...NOT GENERALLY AFFECTING OVERALL OVERALL SNOW
    AND SLEET ACCUMULATIVE TOTALS.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
    SNOW...SLEET...AND OR ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. ONLY TRAVEL
    IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
    FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.


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    At the 11th hour, I have a solutiin! My daughter is going to pick up the dogs tonight and I'll come back up to the resort tonight! Will have to make it home tomorrow night, and already have cleared working from home the rest of the week, if need be. Huge sigh of relief here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockmom View Post
    At the 11th hour, I have a solutiin! My daughter is going to pick up the dogs tonight and I'll come back up to the resort tonight! Will have to make it home tomorrow night, and already have cleared working from home the rest of the week, if need be. Huge sigh of relief here!
    Glad you could work it out! Be safe in your travels.

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    As of this morning I'm seeing 4-6" in the Winter Storm Warning area by 8 pm EST Thursday evening. I'll post in a new thread about the storm coming this weekend.

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