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Winter Storm Warning in Effect [Forecast]

Get out the snow shovels and get to the grocery store!  A major winter storm appears to be headed this way and parts of the tristate are expecting a MAJOR snow event.  Here are the latest details from The National Weather Service.

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National Weather Service
National Weather Service
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A Foot of Snow Expected in Parts of Tristate [Forecast]

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for parts of the the WBKR listening area and major snowfall amounts are expected in southeast portions of the tristate.  Take a look!

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National Weather Service
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Another Winter Storm Brewing for Tristate

Folks are waking up to snow this morning thanks to a winter storm that dumped several inches of snow across the tristate and forced school closings throughout the WBKR listening area.  And we're not going to have much time to recover from it.  The National Weather Service says another winter blast is approaching and it could be even stronger.

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"Historic" Blizzard Sweeps Through Texas Panhandle
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Snow/Ice Possible This Week in the Tristate [Forecast]

A Hazardous Weather Outlook from the National Weather Service says we could see a "minor winter weather event" late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.  Among the possibilities . . . accumulations of snow and ice.  Here's what we know so far!

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Major Winter Storm Pounds Chicago Area
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The Tristate’s Top Ten Weather Events of 2015

We just had our first measurable snow of 2016 and, though it was relatively minor (just 1 to 3 inches of accumulation), schools around the tristate were closed and some remain closed today.  But, who remembers this time last year?  We were gearing up for what was to be a rough, snowy and brutally cold winter by the tristate standards.  The National Weather Service has released the Top 10 Weather Events of 2015 and six of them happened in the first three months.  And they include two major snow events (Winter Storm Thor, anyone?)

and record cold temperatures.

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Severe Storm hits Sydney
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Christmas Forecast: Severe Weather Possible This Week

Hey, Santa!  The words to the song are "then one FOGGY Christmas Eve!"  Not "then one SOGGY Christmas Eve!"  If you were dreaming of a white Christmas, it's not going to happen.  In fact, according to the National Weather Service, Christmas Day is going to be a wet one and there is also a risk of severe weather leading into the holiday!  Here's a look at your extended forecast.

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Image from Wayne Hart
Image from Wayne Hart
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Enhanced Threat of Severe Weather For Tristate [Forecast]

According to Eyewitness News meteorologist Wayne Hart, the tristate has an "enchanced" threat of severe weather today and tonight.  Damaging wings and hail are the main threats, but a few tornadoes cannot be ruled out.  Here's a look at the region under the greatest chance for rough weather today and a detailed look at the forecast.

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National Weather Service Predicts Historic Snowfall [Video]

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for the entire tristate and the National Weather Service says the approaching storm could produce historic snowfall.  In fact, during their 5pm briefing this evening, forecasters in Paducah predicted that Winter Storm Octavia could result in one of this region's top five snowfalls ever.  Here's video from the briefing.

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(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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Winter Storm Warning in Effect for Tristate

Our mild and uneventful winter is going to come crashing to a halt this evening and tomorrow.  We're celebrating Washington's Birthday with a Winter Storm Warning!  Here's the latest forecast from the National Weather Service,  And, brace yourselves, we could have a pretty significant snowfall. Some areas could see over a foot.

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(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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The 2014-2015 Winter Outlook from the National Weather Service [Video]

We're already off to a chilly and snowy start it seems.  Here in the tristate we have already been treated to our first dose of winter weather.  We are experiencing abnormally low temperatures and we've even had our first bout with sleet and snow.  But what can we expect for the rest of the 2014-2015 winter season?  Check out this video from the National Weather Service.  It explains.

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(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Bitter Cold Weather Expected to Hit Tristate Later This Week

UGH!!  I realize it's November and we're getting closer and closer to the official start of winter.  But this is ridiculous.  The National Weather Service says we're about to get a very harsh preview.  Yep!  Bitter cold temperatures are expected to arrive later this week AND there's a chance of some snow.  Here's the latest forecast and a preview of just how cold our "highs" are going to be.

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The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
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Severe Weather Threat Continues Today

The National Weather Service is warning of another severe weather outbreak this afternoon and the tristate is right in the heart of the area of concern.  In fact, The Weather Channel has issued its TOR:CON ratings, which serve as a pretty accurate indicator of tornado-like conditions.  See what we're looking at here . . .

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