Winter Storm Warning for Parts of Tristate
There as a lot of talk about snow on Super Bowl Sunday! We just had no idea tha talk was going to end up being about us. The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Winter Storm Warning for parts of the tristate. Some localized areas could see quite a bit of snowfall this afternoon and overnight.
Here’s the latest forecast from the National Weather Service . . .
WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 AM CST
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 3 AM CST MONDAY.
THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW AS TEMPERATURES DROP TODAY BEHIND A
COLD FRONT. SNOW WILL CONTINUE FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS. ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE COMMONPLACE…BUT LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE WARNING AREA MAY PRODUCE ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 OR 4 INCHES.
* AT TIMES…SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN…OR CHANGE TO SLEET. IF THE
SURFACE TEMPERATURE HAPPENS TO BE 32 OR LESS…AND IT IS
RAINING…THEN A BRIEF PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN MAY OCCUR. THE
MIX OF SNOW…RAIN…AND SLEET…MIXED IN WITH A BRIEF
POSSIBILITY OF FREEZING RAIN…MAY LAST THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
TEMPERATURES DROP BEST LATE TODAY AND OVERNIGHT…AND THAT IS
WHEN ALL PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO SNOW FOR GOOD…AND
SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS WILL COMMENCE.
* THE COMBINATION OF SNOW…SLEET…AND FALLING TEMPERATURES WILL
CREATE VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND
A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS AREEXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET OR ICE 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.
While just a handful of counties are included in the Winter Storm Warning, the bulk of the tristate faces a Winter Weather Advisory and could see accumulating precipitation.