442  
WWUS43 KPAH 190934  
WSWPAH  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
334 AM CST SAT JAN 19 2019  
 
...HEAVY SNOW AND VERY GUSTY WINDS MAY CREATE NEAR WHITE-OUT  
CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING...  
 
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/O.UPG.KPAH.WW.Y.0002.190119T1800Z-190120T0600Z/  
/O.NEW.KPAH.WS.W.0002.190119T1800Z-190120T0600Z/  
WHITE-SALINE-GALLATIN-POPE-HARDIN-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-  
WARRICK-SPENCER-LIVINGSTON-CRITTENDEN-UNION KY-WEBSTER-HENDERSON-  
DAVIESS-MCLEAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CARMI, HARRISBURG, SHAWNEETOWN, GOLCONDA,  
ELIZABETHTOWN, FORT BRANCH, PETERSBURG, POSEYVILLE, EVANSVILLE,  
BOONVILLE, ROCKPORT, SMITHLAND, MARION, MORGANFIELD, DIXON,  
HENDERSON, OWENSBORO, AND CALHOUN  
334 AM CST SAT JAN 19 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST  
TONIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...A PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON  
AND THIS EVENING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE  
EXPECTED. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. WINDS MAY GUST  
AS HIGH AS 40 TO 45 MPH.  
 
* WHERE...ALL OF SOUTHWEST INDIANA, INCLUDING EVANSVILLE,  
PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS NEAR THE OHIO RIVER, INCLUDING  
CARMI, HARRISBURG, SHAWNEETOWN, AND GOLCONDA, AND PORTIONS OF  
WESTERN KENTUCKY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM SMITHLAND TO  
PROVIDENCE TO CALHOUN, INCLUDING HENDERSON AND OWENSBORO.  
 
* WHEN...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY  
THIS EVENING. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF LATE THIS EVENING AND  
OVERNIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...THIS POTENT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING AN  
ARCTIC BLAST OF AIR WITH A MYRIAD OF IMPACTS. STRONG AND GUSTY  
WINDS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL AND ALSO BRING IN COLD AIR WITH SINGLE  
DIGIT TO LOWER TEENS WIND CHILLS. PLUNGING SUB FREEZING  
TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE FLASH FREEZE AND BLACK ICE POTENTIAL  
FOR ANY RESIDUAL GROUND OR ROADWAY MOISTURE. IN ADDITION, WINDS  
MAY PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT VISIBILITY REDUCTIONS AND NEAR WHITE-OUT  
CONDITIONS AT TIMES WHEN BLOWING SNOW IS MODERATE TO HEAVY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
ILZ075>078-080>082-084-085-088-089-092>094-KYZ001>006-008-009-  
011>013-016-017-021-022-MOZ076-086-087-100-107>112-114-192130-  
/O.CON.KPAH.WW.Y.0002.190119T1800Z-190120T0600Z/  
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-  
JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-UNION-JOHNSON-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-FULTON-  
HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-LYON-  
TRIGG-CALDWELL-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-  
BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-  
SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNT VERNON, FAIRFIELD, ALBION,  
MOUNT CARMEL, PINCKNEYVILLE, WEST FRANKFORT, MCLEANSBORO,  
CARBONDALE, MURPHYSBORO, HERRIN, JONESBORO, VIENNA, CAIRO,  
MOUND CITY, METROPOLIS, HICKMAN, CLINTON, BARDWELL, WICKLIFFE,  
PADUCAH, MAYFIELD, BENTON, MURRAY, EDDYVILLE, CADIZ, PRINCETON,  
MADISONVILLE, HOPKINSVILLE, GREENVILLE, ELKTON, PERRYVILLE,  
MARBLE HILL, CAPE GIRARDEAU, JACKSON, PIEDMONT, VAN BUREN,  
DONIPHAN, POPLAR BLUFF, BLOOMFIELD, SIKESTON, CHARLESTON,  
AND NEW MADRID  
334 AM CST SAT JAN 19 2019  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO  
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...  
 
* WHAT...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS  
EVENING. ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY  
HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. WINDS MAY GUST AS HIGH AS 40 TO 45  
MPH.  
 
* WHERE...THE HIGHEST SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES, WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE, IS FORECAST IN A BAND NEAR THE  
CONFLUENCE OF THE OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS IN SOUTHEAST  
MISSOURI, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, AND WESTERN KENTUCKY. LESSER  
AMOUNTS ARE FORECAST TO THE NORTH NEAR MOUNT VERNON, ILLINOIS,  
AND SOUTH NEAR THE TENNESSEE BORDER, WHERE TOTALS OF 1 TO 2  
INCHES ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHEN...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW THIS AFTERNOON FOR MOST OF THE  
AREA, BUT MAY WAIT UNTIL EARLY THIS EVENING IN THE KENTUCKY  
PENNYRILE AREA FROM OWENSBORO TO HOPKINSVILLE. SNOW WILL TAPER  
OFF FROM WEST TO EAST THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...THIS POTENT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING AN  
ARCTIC BLAST OF AIR WITH A MYRIAD OF IMPACTS. STRONG AND GUSTY  
WINDS WILL IMPACT TRAVEL AND ALSO BRING IN COLD AIR WITH SINGLE  
DIGIT TO LOWER TEENS WIND CHILLS. PLUNGING SUB FREEZING  
TEMPERATURES WILL CREATE FLASH FREEZE AND BLACK ICE POTENTIAL  
FOR ANY RESIDUAL GROUND OR ROADWAY MOISTURE. IN ADDITION, WINDS  
MAY PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT VISIBILITY REDUCTIONS WHERE BLOWING  
SNOW IS MODERATE TO HEAVY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR  
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR  
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE  
DRIVING.  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT  
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW  
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.  
 

 
 

 
 
RJP  
 
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