Weather

County,
Winter Storm Watch issued February 28 at 3:50PM CST until March 03 at 6:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 3:50 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
Expires: 6 a.m. on Monday, March 3, 2014

...MAJOR WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT...
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET TO BEGIN SATURDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY...BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW ON SUNDAY
EVENING.
* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5
INCHES...ALONG WITH ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO ONE HALF OF AN
INCH.
* WINDS...NORTH 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
* IMPACTS...ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT OVER SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. ICE ACCUMULATIONS MAY CAUSE
DAMAGE TO TREES AND OVERHEAD LINES...AND POWER AND TELEPHONE
OUTAGES ARE A REAL POSSIBILITY.

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