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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:54 AM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from 9 PM CST this evening through
Wednesday morning...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of southern Illinois, southwest
Indiana, and southeast Missouri.

* From 9 PM CST this evening through Wednesday morning

* the combination of the snowmelt from this past weekends snow
storm, combined with moderate rainfall is expected to move
across the watch area overnight. This will lead to a rapid
runoff of water into ditches, creeks, and streams, as well as
low lying and poorly drained areas. Rainfall amounts of one half
to one inch of rain are expected over the watch area.

* Runoff of water onto roadways that remain snow and ice covered
will cause hazardous travel conditions early on. Be watchful for
hydroplaning on water covered roadways. Rapid flooding of low
lying areas will be possible and flood prone roadways may become
blocked quickly. Ditches and streams will also rise to near
bankfull over a short period of time and spread onto nearby
roadways and grounds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Wind Advisory
Issued: 10:54 AM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 am CST
Wednesday...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 7 am CST
Wednesday.

* Timing... of the gusty winds will start over southeast Missouri
after 7 PM CST and will exit the west Kentucky pennyrile by 7 am
CST Wednesday.

* Winds... are expected be sustained between 20 and 25 mph with
wind gusts 35 to 40 mph. Higher gusts may be possible near bands
of rain showers.

* Impacts... due to the winds could lead to unsecured objects being
tossed around outdoors. Weakened tree limbs or trees may fall
on power lines and briefly cause power outages. Drivers of high
profile vehicles, especially those traveling east or west, may
encounter difficulty driving.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds are expected to
reach 30 mph or greater for longer than one hour... or wind gusts
are expected to reach 40 mph for any duration.



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Special Statement
Issued: 4:20 PM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Brief wintry mix possible behind rainfall on Wednesday...

A cold front is expected to move through the quad state region
during the day on Wednesday and may bring a brief winter mix.

As the rain moves away from the area from west to east during the
day, a very brief wintry mix will be possible with the passage of
the cold front. The wintry precipitation may include a mix of
snow, sleet, or freezing rain and will likely last less than two
hours in any one location on Wednesday.

Travelers may need to be watchful for wet spots on area roadways
Wednesday afternoon as temperatures fall below freezing. Black ice
may redevelop in the late afternoon and evening hours as
temperatures fall into the 20s. Wind chills will also fall into
the teens and twenties late Wednesday and Wednesday night.


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420 PM CST Tue Jan 22 2019

... Brief wintry mix possible behind rainfall on Wednesday...

A cold front is expected to move through the quad state region
during the day on Wednesday and may bring a brief winter mix.

As the rain moves away from the area from west to east during the
day, a very brief wintry mix will be possible with the passage of
the cold front. The wintry precipitation may include a mix of
snow, sleet, or freezing rain and will likely last less than two
hours in any one location on Wednesday.

Travelers may need to be watchful for wet spots on area roadways
Wednesday afternoon as temperatures fall below freezing. Black ice
may redevelop in the late afternoon and evening hours as
temperatures fall into the 20s. Wind chills will also fall into
the teens and twenties late Wednesday and Wednesday night.


Smith

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 10:54 AM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from 9 PM CST this evening through
Wednesday morning...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of southern Illinois, southwest
Indiana, and southeast Missouri.

* From 9 PM CST this evening through Wednesday morning

* the combination of the snowmelt from this past weekends snow
storm, combined with moderate rainfall is expected to move
across the watch area overnight. This will lead to a rapid
runoff of water into ditches, creeks, and streams, as well as
low lying and poorly drained areas. Rainfall amounts of one half
to one inch of rain are expected over the watch area.

* Runoff of water onto roadways that remain snow and ice covered
will cause hazardous travel conditions early on. Be watchful for
hydroplaning on water covered roadways. Rapid flooding of low
lying areas will be possible and flood prone roadways may become
blocked quickly. Ditches and streams will also rise to near
bankfull over a short period of time and spread onto nearby
roadways and grounds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Smith