WINTER STORM WATCH STARTS THURSDAY NIGHT

From the National Weather Service:

.WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH

FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM

WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY

AFTERNOON.

 

* TIMING: FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA

  THURSDAY EVENING...AND THE PRECIPITATION WILL END AS SLEET AND

  SNOW FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

 

* MAIN IMPACT: SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE...SLEET AND SNOW

  WILL LIKELY RESULT IN TREACHEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS THURSDAY

  NIGHT AND FRIDAY. IN ADDITION...SOME ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES

  CANNOT BE RULED OUT...WHERE FREEZING RAIN IS MOST PREVALENT.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT

SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT WOULD GREATLY IMPACT

TRAVEL. STAY TUNED FOR LATER STATEMENTS. THIS WATCH WILL BE

UPGRADED TO A WARNING IF WINTER STORM CONDITIONS BECOME MORE

CERTAIN.