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Issued:

December 05, 2013 at 4:02 pm CDT

Expires:

December 06, 2013 at 6:00 pm CDT

Event:

Winter Storm Warning

Alert:

...WINTER STORM BRINGING HEAVY SNOW TO SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS TONIGHT AND FRIDAY... ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST FRIDAY... * TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON. * ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES IS EXPECTED. * WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. * IMPACTS...ROAD CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO DETERIORATE THIS EVENING AS THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION INCREASES IN INTENSITY. THE ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ON FRIDAY WILL CONTINUE THE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

Instruction:

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT 6 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW IS EXPECTED. THE RAPID ACCUMULATION OF SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL EXTREMELY DIFFICULT...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE. IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY... MAKE SURE TO EXERCISE CAUTION. BEGIN YOUR TRAVEL WITH A TANK FULL OF GAS...AND CARRY A WINTER STORM KIT WHICH INCLUDES A SHOVEL... FLASHLIGHT...CELLPHONE...AND BLANKETS OF EXTRA WARM CLOTHING.

Target Area:

Marion; Randolph; Washington

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