Winter Weather Advisory for WREF Listening Area

…A burst of heavy wet snow expected late today and tonight…

.A low pressure system will form over the Tennessee Valley this
evening. Colder north winds will cause rain to change to snow. A
burst of heavy snow could produce a quick 1 to 3 inches, with
isolated higher totals possible.

Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
Stoddard-New Madrid-
Including the cities of Mount Vernon, Fairfield, Albion,
Mount Carmel, Pinckneyville, West Frankfort, McLeansboro, Carmi,
Fort Branch, Petersburg, Poseyville, Evansville, Boonville,
Rockport, Marble Hill, Bloomfield, and New Madrid
137 PM CDT Sun Mar 11 2018


* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches are expected. Isolated higher amounts are possible in
small bands of heavy snow.

* WHERE…Portions of southwest Indiana, southeast Missouri and
southern Illinois.

* WHEN…Until 4 AM CDT Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. A burst
of heavy snow could produce poor visibility below one-half mile.
Although pavement temperatures will be above freezing, snowfall
rates up to an inch per hour could produce a slushy accumulation
on the roads, especially untreated, elevated roadways.


A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.


A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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