968  
WWUS43 KLSX 180845  
WSWLSX  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAINT LOUIS MO  
245 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
ILZ095>097-MOZ018-019-026-027-034>036-182045-  
/O.UPG.KLSX.WS.A.0002.190118T2100Z-190120T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KLSX.WS.W.0002.190118T2100Z-190120T0000Z/  
ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-KNOX MO-LEWIS MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-PIKE IL-  
PIKE MO-RALLS MO-SHELBY MO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BOWLING GREEN, HANNIBAL, MOUNT STERLING,  
PITTSFIELD, AND QUINCY  
245 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
6 PM CST SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6  
INCHES EXPECTED. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WHICH WILL  
CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND WEST CENTRAL  
ILLINOIS.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST SATURDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. PATCHY  
BLOWING SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY. THE  
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS COULD IMPACT THE EVENING COMMUTE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS THAT HEAVY SNOWFALL OF  
6 INCHES OR MORE IS EXPECTED. THE RAPID ACCUMULATION OF SNOW WILL  
MAKE TRAVEL EXTREMELY DIFFICULT, IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE. IF TRAVEL IS  
NECESSARY, MAKE SURE TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION. BEGIN YOUR  
TRAVEL WITH A FULL TANK OF GAS, AND CARRY A WINTER STORM KIT  
WHICH INCLUDES A SHOVEL, FLASHLIGHT, CELLPHONE, FOOD AND WATER,  
AND BLANKETS OF EXTRA WARM CLOTHING.  
 
IN ILLINOIS, THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED ON THE  
INTERNET AT WWW.GETTINGAROUNDILLINOIS.COM. IN MISSOURI, CALL 1-  
888-275-6636 FOR ROAD INFORMATION.  
 

 
 

 
 
ILZ058>060-064-065-098>102-MOZ041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-  
182045-  
/O.NEW.KLSX.WW.Y.0003.190119T0600Z-190120T0000Z/  
AUDRAIN MO-BOND IL-BOONE MO-CALHOUN IL-CALLAWAY MO-COLE MO-  
CRAWFORD MO-FAYETTE IL-FRANKLIN MO-GASCONADE MO-GREENE IL-  
JEFFERSON MO-JERSEY IL-LINCOLN MO-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON IL-  
MONITEAU MO-MONROE IL-MONTGOMERY IL-MONTGOMERY MO-OSAGE MO-  
SAINT CHARLES MO-SAINT CLAIR IL-SAINT FRANCOIS MO-  
SAINT LOUIS CITY MO-SAINT LOUIS MO-SAINTE GENEVIEVE MO-WARREN MO-  
WASHINGTON MO-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ALTON, BELLEVILLE, CAHOKIA, COLUMBIA,  
EDWARDSVILLE, FARMINGTON, FULTON, JEFFERSON CITY, LITCHFIELD,  
MEXICO, SAINT CHARLES, SAINT LOUIS, SULLIVAN, UNION, VANDALIA,  
AND WASHINGTON  
245 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO  
6 PM CST SATURDAY...  
 
* WHAT...SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES  
EXPECTED. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 35 MPH WHICH WILL CAUSE BLOWING  
AND DRIFTING.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST  
MISSOURI AND SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.  
 
* WHEN...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST SATURDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS. PATCHY  
BLOWING SNOW COULD SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF  
ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL PRIMARILY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. ROADS  
MAY RAPIDLY BECOME SLIPPERY ONCE THE SNOW BEGINS, SO MOTORISTS  
SHOULD PLAN FOR A SLOWER THAN NORMAL TRIP. BE ESPECIALLY ALERT  
WHEN APPROACHING BRIDGES, OVERPASSES, AND CURVES.  
 
IN ILLINOIS, THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS CAN BE OBTAINED ON THE  
INTERNET AT WWW.GETTINGAROUNDILLINOIS.COM. IN MISSOURI, CALL 1-  
888-275-6636 FOR ROAD INFORMATION.  
 

 
 

 
 
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