URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO 232 AM CST Wed Nov 14 2018
…First Significant Winter Storm of the Season Expected Wednesday Night and Thursday…
Bond IL-Clinton IL-Fayette IL-Marion IL-Monroe IL-Randolph IL- Saint Clair IL-Sainte Genevieve MO-Washington IL-
Including the cities of Belleville, Cahokia, Centralia, Chester, Salem, Sparta, and Vandalia 232 AM CST Wed Nov 14 2018
…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY…
* WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches expected.
* WHERE…Portions of southeast Missouri and south central and southwest Illinois.
* WHEN…From 6 PM this evening to 6 PM CST Thursday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Storm Warning for snow means that heavy snowfall of 6 inches or more is expected. The rapid accumulation of snow will make travel extremely difficult, if not impossible. If travel is necessary, make sure to exercise extreme caution. Begin your travel with a full tank of gas, and carry a winter storm kit which includes a shovel, flashlight, cellphone, food and water, and blankets of extra warm clothing.
In Illinois, call 1-800-452-4368 for road information. In Missouri, call 1-888-275-6636 for road information.