WINTER STORM WATCH Has Been Issued for Portions of the Listening Area

Winter Storm Watch issued November 13 at 3:15PM CST expiring November 15 at 6:00PM CST by NWS Paducah KY

Local Areas Affected: Dubois, Orange, Crawford, Martin, Perry; Warrick; Daviess; Pike; Spencer

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

 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. 

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.