.Early Season Winter Storm Possible for the Quad State Region...

.Weather conditions are aligning for a potential winter storm for

parts of southern Illinois, southeast Missouri, southwest Indiana

and West Kentucky mainly Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Although this storm is still developing at this time in the

Plains, there is the potential for moderate snow and minor ice

accumulations over a good part of the Quad State region.

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH

THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow

accumulations of 2 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of around

one tenth of an inch possible.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Indiana, southeast Missouri,

western Kentucky and southern Illinois. The highest snow

accumulations expected over parts of southern Illinois,

southeast Missouri, and part of the Purchase Area of West

Kentucky. Lesser amounts of snow, possibly mixed with ice are

likely over the southern Pennyrile region of west Kentucky.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon. A

wintry mix of precipitation will be possible during the

Wednesday evening rush hour over the southern Pennyrile and

southern Purchase area of west Kentucky. Snowfall and mixed

precipitation will then spread across the southeast Missouri,

Southern Illinois and southwest Indiana Wednesday Night and

Thursday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions Wednesday

night and Thursday morning. The hazardous conditions could

impact the morning or evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant

snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue

to monitor the latest forecasts.

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