Winter Storm Warning Now in Effect
A powerful winter storm has its sights firmly set on the tristate and the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning. We know we're getting snow and brutally cold temperatures. But how much snow will we get and how low will it go? Here are the latest forecast and projected snowfall amounts. . .
Official statement from the National Weather Service:
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST
SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
* TIMING: PRECIPITATION WILL TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO SNOW ACROSS
SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND MUCH OF WEST KENTUCKY SUNDAY MORNING. THE
SNOW WILL COME TO AN END FROM WEST TO EAST LATE SUNDAY
* AMOUNTS: TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OVER SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND MUCH
OF WEST KENTUCKY WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED.
* IMPACTS: TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO DETERIORATE QUICKLY
SUNDAY MORNING AND WORSEN THROUGH THE DAY. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL BRING EXTREMELY COLD AIR INTO THE REGION SUNDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL FALL BELOW ZERO OVER MUCH OF THE AREA
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN BELOW ZERO THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY
AND INTO TUESDAY MORNING. WIND CHILL READINGS WILL RANGE FROM 10
BELOW TO 30 BELOW ZERO. SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF NEXT WEEK. ANY TRAVEL AND
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED DUE TO THESE
DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS.